Saturday 23rd March 2019 – Howies UK Ice Hockey Summer Classic
Shropshire Huskies (Telford) 8 – Riverside Raiders (Widnes) 10
Period Scores: 1-4, 5-4, 2-2
Penalties In Minutes: Huskies 4 – Raiders 24

The Widnes-based Riverside Raiders team won their opening Summer Classic Cup match 10-8 away to the Shropshire Huskies in Telford on Saturday.

Alex Hannah, James Kelly, Jack Walker and Michael Parkin all scored two goals each, with the others coming from Mike Filek and Bobby Samari.

The Summer Classic Cup has an expanded format for 2019 comprising 10 teams overall split into Western and Eastern Conferences – with the top teams after the group stages meeting in semi finals and a final in August.

The Raiders are playing in the Western Conference along with the Flintshire Phantoms from Deeside, Wyre Seagulls and Blackburn Buccaneers from Blackburn and the Shropshire Huskies, with teams playing each other once at home and once away in the group stage.

The Raiders have two more away games – at Wyre Seagulls on 27th April and Flintshire Phantoms on 5th May before their first home game of the competition on Sunday 9th June against the Phantoms.

Raiders Line Up: Alex Hannah (2+0), Ben Donkin (0+1, 4PIM), Bobby Samari (1+1 12PIM), Dan Watts (0+2), Dave Priestley (0+2), Howard Hughes, Jack Walker (2+0 2PIM), James Kelly (2+0), Jordan Birtwistle (0+2 2PIM), Matt Lennox (0+2), Mike Filek (1+0 2PIM), Peter O’Mahoney, Rob Melvin, Stephen Harvey, Mike Parkin (2+0 2PIM)


Date Time
March 23, 2019 7:00 pm


Shropshire Huskies1528Loss
Riverside Raiders44210Win

Shropshire Huskies

# Player Position G A H SOG PIM SA GA SV
91Michael WroeSkater00000000
45Scott WilliamsSkater01000000
9George GarbettSkater20002000
1Jodie AldersonGoalie00000000
93Laurence Le VaySkater00000000
44Lee MariesSkater01000000
77Matthew AmblerSkater00000000
97Ashley BethellSkater00002000
83Guntis SjomkansSkater00000000
27Liam CooperSkater00000000
30Ian FairfaxSkater00000000
76Alexander PhillipsSkater01000000
68Mark GraySkater01000000
4Gage FordSkater10000000
15Michael JonesSkater31000000
 Total 65004000

Riverside Raiders

# Player Position G A H SOG PIM SA GA SV
18Alex HannahSkater20000000
16Ben DonkinSkater01004000
50Bobak SamariSkater110012000
85Daniel WattsSkater02000000
70David PriestleySkater02000000
12Howard HughesSkater00000000
21Jack WalkerSkater20002000
8James KellySkater20000000
65Jordan BirtwistleSkater02002000
10Matthew LennoxSkater02000000
4Michael FilekSkater10002000
23Peter O’MahonySkater00000000
33Stephen HarveySkater00000000
44Robert MelvinSkater00000000
Michael ParkinSkater20002000
 Total 10100024000