Fandom

Ice Hockey Wiki

2007–08 EIHL season

54,206pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

The 2007–08 Elite Ice Hockey League season began September 5, 2007 and ran until April 6, 2008. It was the fifth season of Elite League competition.

The defending league champions were the Coventry Blaze, who were also the holders of the Challenge Cup. The Nottingham Panthers looked to defend the Play Off Championship they won for the first time in eighteen years in 2007.

Movements between Elite League teamsEdit

Player From To Date
Flag of Ukraine Pavel Gomenyuk Hull Stingrays Newcastle Vipers April 19
Flag of Ukraine Sergiy Rublivsky Hull Stingrays Newcastle Vipers April 24
Flag of Great Britain Mark Richardson Cardiff Devils Nottingham Panthers May 1
Flag of Great Britain Ashley Tait Coventry Blaze Sheffield Steelers May 9
Flag of Great Britain Jonathan Weaver Newcastle Vipers Coventry Blaze May 9
Flag of Canada Doug Shepard Basingstoke Bison Sheffield Steelers May 10
Flag of Great Britain Slava Koulikov Hull Stingrays Basingstoke Bison May 14
Flag of Great Britain Phil Hill Sheffield Steelers Cardiff Devils May 17
Flag of Great Britain Russ Cowley Cardiff Devils Coventry Blaze May 29
Flag of Canada Derek Campbell Manchester Phoenix Newcastle Vipers May 31
Flag of Great Britain Paul Moran Sheffield Steelers Belfast Giants May 31
Flag of Sweden Johan Molin Manchester Phoenix Nottingham Panthers June 4
Flag of Great Britain Marc Levers Belfast Giants Nottingham Panthers June 6
Flag of Slovakia Matus Petricko Nottingham Panthers Cardiff Devils June 6
Flag of Canada Curtis Huppe Belfast Giants Coventry Blaze June 12
Flag of Canada Jeff Hutchins Belfast Giants Newcastle Vipers July 3
Flag of Canada Jeremy Cornish Newcastle Vipers Sheffield Steelers July 16

Charity ShieldEdit

The season began on September 5, 2007 with a "Charity Shield" style game between the 2006–07 league champions and Challenge Cup winning Coventry Blaze and the playoff champions Nottingham Panthers at the National Ice Centre.[1] The Panthers defeated the Blaze 7-6 to win the inaugural event.

September 5
Nottingham 7 – 6 Coventry National Ice Centre (19.30)
First period Ref: Michael Hicks
0-1 Cloutier (Weaver, Ndur) 00.52 Att: 3,500+
0-2 Huppe (Cloutier, Cowley) 05.44
1-2 McAslan (Pelletier, Drouin) SH 13.19
1-3 Martin (Moore) PP 13.57
2-3 Drouin (McAslan, Neilson) SH 15.42
3-3 Drouin (Meyers, Richardson) 18.45
Second period
4-3 Pelletier (Myers) 25.15
4-4 Stewart (Martin, Moore) 4-on-4 32.12
4-5 Cowley (Stewart, Moore) 35.15
5-5 Stancok (Richardson) PP 36.25
Third period
5-6 Carlson (Weaver) SH 40.38
6-6 Neilson (Drouin) PP 41.18
7-6 Drouin (Neilson, McAslan) PP 48.56

Challenge CupEdit

For the preliminary round, teams were divided into two groups of five with teams playing each of their opponents once with two homes games and two away games. The home and away games for each club were determined by a random draw.[2] The top two in each group advanced to the semi finals of the competition.

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team P W L T GF GA Pts
1 Nottingham Panthers 4 3 0 1 12 7 7
2 Cardiff Devils 4 2 1 1 13 9 5
3 Coventry Blaze 4 1 1 2 9 6 4
4 Basingstoke Bison 4 1 2 1 14 18 3
5 Belfast Giants 4 0 3 1 9 17 1

Group BEdit

Team P W L T GF GA Pts
1 Sheffield Steelers 4 3 1 0 15 9 6
2 Newcastle Vipers 4 3 1 0 12 7 6
3 Manchester Phoenix 4 2 2 0 15 11 4
4 Edinburgh Capitals 4 2 2 0 7 10 4
5 Hull Stingrays 4 0 4 0 6 18 0

Semi FinalsEdit

Winner A (Nottingham) vs Runner Up B (Newcastle)Edit

Date Home Away Result Venue
1 November 20 Nottingham Panthers 5 Newcastle Vipers 4 Final National Ice Centre
2 November 30 Newcastle Vipers 1 Nottingham Panthers 5 Final Metro Radio Arena
Nottingham won 10–5 on aggregate

Winner B (Sheffield) vs Runner Up A (Cardiff)Edit

Date Home Away Result Venue
1 November 28 Cardiff Devils 4 Sheffield Steelers 4 Final Cardiff Bay Ice Rink
2 December 5 Sheffield Steelers 2 Cardiff Devils 0 Final IceSheffield
Sheffield won 6–4 on aggregate

FinalEdit

Date Home Away Result Venue
1 January 23 Sheffield Steelers 3 Nottingham Panthers 6 Final Sheffield Arena
2 February 20 Nottingham Panthers 3 Sheffield Steelers 4 Final National Ice Centre
Nottingham won 9–7 on aggregate

LeagueEdit

Regular season standings GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
Coventry Blaze 54 41 11 2 217 157 85
Sheffield Steelers 54 38 14 2 190 128 78
Nottingham Panthers 54 33 18 3 172 133 69
Belfast Giants 54 33 19 2 184 150 68
Newcastle Vipers 54 28 22 4 159 174 60
Cardiff Devils 54 26 25 3 164 174 55
Manchester Phoenix 54 23 28 3 162 179 49
Edinburgh Capitals 54 19 32 3 155 208 41
Basingstoke Bison 54 16 33 5 172 222 37
Hull Stingrays 54 13 34 7 119 197 33

PlayoffsEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
  1  Coventry Blaze 4  
8  Edinburgh Capitals 2  
  1  Coventry Blaze 4  
  5  Newcastle Vipers 2  
4  Belfast Giants 6
  5  Newcastle Vipers 7  
    1  Coventry Blaze 0
  2  Sheffield Steelers 2
  2  Sheffield Steelers 9  
7  Manchester Phoenix 8  
2  Sheffield Steelers 2
  6  Cardiff Devils 1  
3  Nottingham Panthers 6
  6  Cardiff Devils 7  

Team PhotosEdit

FootnotesEdit


EIHL seasons Flag of Great Britain
2003–04 · 2004–05 · 2005–06 · 2006–07 · 2007–08 · 2008–09 · 2009–10
This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at 2007–08 EIHL season. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Ice Hockey Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).


Also on Fandom

Random Wiki