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Dad “appalled” after sweets confiscated from kids before ice hockey match 

22 Sep 17

Items were taken from fans before Coventry Blaze took on Manchester Storm at the SkyDome Arena…


News
Rod Stewart cheers son Liam to victory at Coventry Blaze match 

9 Jan 17

Crooner was hit with the crowd when he was spotted at the Skydome…


News
Coventry Blaze legend battles cancer – here’s how you can help 

25 Oct 16

Adam Calder has been fighting the disease for more than two years…


News
Belfast Giants romp to 4-1 win away to Coventry 

17 Oct 16

Blair Riley is on target twice as the Belfast Giants win 4-1 away to Coventry Blaze in their Elite League game.


News
Coventry Blaze star Mark Venus hoping to make an impact for Great Britain 

11 Feb 16

SOLIHULL ice hockey star Ross Venus looks set to make his international debut after being called up to the Great Britain squad ahead of the Olympic pre-qualifiers that get under way this week in Cortina, Italy.


News
‘Disrespectful’ Sky Blues and Coventry RFC fans angry after clubs left out of city time capsule 

29 Jan 16

Capsule contains mementos from Wasps and Coventry Blaze but not from city’s other major sporting sides…


Sport
Chuck Weber back with Coventry Blaze for 

6 May 15

BLAZE head coach Chuck Weber has his sights set on winning more silverware after confirming he will return to the Skydome for the 2015/16 campaign.


Sport
Steven Chalmers gets new Coventry Blaze deal 

22 Apr 15

BRITISH defenceman Steven Chalmers is the latest Blaze star to commit his future to the Skydome.


Sport
Cowley and Venus commit future to Coventry Blaze 

16 Apr 15

LONG serving Great Britain forward Russell Cowley has committed his future to Blaze after putting pen-to-paper on a one-year deal with the Elite League side.


Sport
Cowley and Venus commit future to Coventry Blaze 

14 Apr 15

LONG serving Great Britain forward Russell Cowley has committed his future to Blaze after putting pen-to-paper on a one-year deal with the Elite League side.


Sport
In form Stewart proud of Coventry Blaze play-off success 

8 Apr 15

ELITE League Netminder of the Year Brian Stewart said there is no better feeling after he backstopped Blaze to the play-off trophy.


Sport
Underdogs Coventry Blaze win Elite League play offs 

8 Apr 15

WINNING the Elite League play-offs was the perfect way for Blaze duo Ryan O’Marra and Mike Egener to finish their careers insists Jereme Tendler.


Sport
Coventry Blaze skipper gunning for glory again 

2 Apr 15

BLAZE legend Ashley Tait is hungry for more play-off glory ten years after playing a pivotal role in the clubamp;#039;s last success.


Sport
Coventry Blaze reach Elite League finals weekend 

30 Mar 15

BLAZE head coach Chuck Weber knows his side are in for a amp;#039;huge challengeamp;#039; after progressing to the Elite League play-off finals weekend.


Council
Coventry Organisations Come Together To Support GB Poland Skydome Clash 

20 Mar 15

Two Coventry Blaze players were on hand to help officially launch the international match between Great Britain and Poland at the Skydome next month.


Sport
Coventry Blaze secure Elite League play off place 

16 Mar 15

CHUCK Weber has spoken of his pride after guiding Blaze to the Elite League play-offs.


Sport
Coventry Blaze stun Sheffield Steelers to improve play off hopes 

2 Mar 15

THREE goals in the final period helped Blaze secure a valuable 5-3 victory over Sheffield Steelers at the Skydome in their bid to make the Elite League play-offs.


Sport
Coventry Blaze miss out on Challenge Cup final 

26 Feb 15

BLAZE coach Chuck Weber insists his focus remains on the Elite League play-offs after his sideamp;#039;s hopes of reaching the Challenge Cup final came to an end following a 5-3 defeat at Cardiff Devils in the second leg.


Sport
Winning streak continues for Coventry Blaze 

24 Feb 15

STEVEN Goertzen wants Blaze to take care of business and avoid more last-day drama in the Elite League.


Sport
Coventry Blaze star Egener has sights set on silverware 

18 Feb 15

CANADIAN defenceman Mike Egener believes lifting a trophy would cap a -€˜weird’ season for Blaze.


News
Picture gallery: Little Heath Primary School officially opens new extension with the help of Coventry Blaze and Coventry Rugby Club 

11 Feb 15

Gill Mullhall, headteacher: ‘Each area has lots of lovely windows and we now have some beautiful views.


Sport
Cale Tanaka strike earns Coventry Blaze victory in South Wales 

2 Feb 15

CALE Tanaka scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Blazeamp;#039;s chances of making the Elite League play-offs improved after a dramatic 5-4 win over Cardiff Devils in south Wales.


Sport
Coventry Blaze leave it late at home to Dundee Stars 

26 Jan 15

JAKUB Jakub Sindel netted the crucial game-winning goal as Blaze beat Dundee Stars 2-1 at the Skydome to move to within just a point of the Elite League play-offs.


Sport
Coventry Blaze fightback to progress in Challenge Cup 

22 Jan 15

BLAZE produced a phenomenal fightback to beat Braehead Clan 5-4 on aggregate after penalty shots and reach the Challenge Cup semi-finals.


Sport
Jim Jorgensen signing a big boost for Coventry Blaze 

21 Jan 15

BLAZE director of hockey James Pease is hopeful the signing of Jim Jorgensen will help turn the club’s Elite League fortunes around.


Sport
Coventry Blaze skipper still has eyes on Elite League play off 

19 Jan 15

SKIPPER Ashley Tait remains confident that Blaze can soon turn things around after tasting back-to-back 5-0 defeats in the Elite League.


News
Fire breaks out at student flats in Coventry 

13 Jan 15

Blaze started on fourth floor of Callice Court in Gosford Street…


Sport
Coventry Blaze fall short in search of four point weekend 

12 Jan 15

BLAZE were unable to make it a four-point weekend as they fell to a 3-2 defeat to Sheffield Steelers at the Skydome on Sunday night.


Sport
Coventry Blaze star Brian Stewart demands another win 

7 Jan 15

MAN of the moment Brian Stewart wants Blaze to back-up their win over Nottingham Panthers by picking up something this weekend.


Sport
Coventry Blaze make welcome return to winning ways 

3 Nov 14

THE SMILE returned to the face of Blaze head coach Marc LeFebvre after his side ended a miserable run of four straight defeats by beating Elite League champions Belfast Giants 5-1.


Sport
Coventry Blaze coach ready for tough challenge ahead 

28 Aug 14

BLAZE coach Marc LeFebvre is anticipating one of the toughest Elite League campaigns in recent memory as his side continue preparations for the 2014/15 season.


Sport
Coventry Blaze coach happy with ‘monster’ signing 

1 Jul 14

BLAZE coach Marc LeFebvre has described new goaltender Brian Stewart as a monster of a man after the Canadian made the move to the Skydome for the 2014/15 season.


News
Family’s heartache as 11-year-old Coventry Blaze fan Jack Smith dies after battle with rare disease 

18 Jun 14

‘We feel Jack lost the fight but won the battle as he laughed and smiled in the face of his disease…


Sport
Coventry Blaze sign Canadian forward Kyle Bochek 

9 Jun 14

BLAZE coach Marc LeFebvre believes new signing Kyle Bochek will bring a new dimension to the side for the 2014/15 Elite League campaign.


News
Police called after brawl breaks out at Coventry under-16s ice hockey game 

6 May 14

Fifteen-year-old player arrested and Coventry Blaze coach taken to hospital…


Sport
Cale Tanaka take the honours at Blaze end of season awards 

23 Apr 14

THERE was a packed marquee at Coombe Abbey last week as fans, officials and players gathered for the traditional Coventry Blaze end of season awards night.


Sport
Ginand up for two awards 

19 Mar 14

Genting Casino Coventry Blaze star Ryan Ginand has been short-listed for the Rapid Solicitors Elite League player of the year and forward of the year accolades.


Sport
Winning start for new Blaze chief 

14 Feb 14

MARC LeFebvre made a dream start to life as Coventry Blaze coach as he guided the team to a 7-3 win at Cardiff Devils in the Rapid Solicitors Elite League last night (Thursday).


News
Blaze sack Soderstrom 

11 Feb 14

Coventry Blaze have sacked head coach Matt Soderstrom.


Sky Blues
Trust Teams Up with Coventry Blaze 

22 Oct 13

The Sky Blue Trust are pleased to annunce a discounted deal for the Coventry Blaze Elite League Ice Hockey fixture against Hull Stingrays on Sunday November 3rd.


News
Ex-Coventry Blaze Player Sacked For Violence 

9 Oct 13

Former Coventry Blaze player, Derek Campbell, has been banned and sacked from his current club after several violent attacks on other players.


News
Virgin Trains backs local community in Birmingham Sports Awards 

19 Jul 13

Search is on for best sporting talent in region, with one possible nominee being Coventry Blaze rising star James Griffin…


Sport
Michael Henrich joins brother Adam at Coventry Blaze 

2 May 13

Canadian forward Michael Henrich will join his brother Adam at Genting Casino Coventry Blaze next season.


Sport
Russell Cowley staying at Coventry Blaze 

19 Apr 13

Coventry Blaze’s long-serving forward Russell Cowley has signed a new two-year deal at the Skydome.


Blog feature
Belfast giants v Coventry : Icehockey 

14 Apr 13

In Ice-hockey Belfast giants took on Coventry Blaze.


Sport
Solihull youngsters on tour with Midlands Conference ice hockey team. 

12 Apr 13

OVER the Easter weekend Ethan Smith and Andrew Hayward, pupils of Lode Heath School and junior ice hockey players with Coventry Blaze and Solihull Barons ice hockey clubs respectively, travelled to Tours in France as part of the Midlands U13s…


Sport
Guthrie sad to say goodbye to Blaze 

11 Apr 13

Shea Guthrie admits he is sad to be leaving Genting Casino Coventry Blaze – but is excited by his move to Sweden.


Sport
Play -off dates announced! 

10 Apr 13

After a lot of hard work, and subject to league approval, we can announce that we are hoping to play Deeside Dragons twice over the weekend of 20/21 April.


Sport
Thompson taking Blaze captain Guthrie to Sweden 

10 Apr 13

GENTING Casino Coventry Blaze captain Shea Guthire is following outgoing head coach Paul Thompson to Sweden.


Sport
Paul Thompson takes final Blaze bow 

8 Apr 13

PAUL Thompson bade an emotional farewell to British ice hockey yesterday as Genting Casino Coventry Blaze picked up the bronze medal in the Elite League play-offs.