Scotland Senior Men hit-off against touring Canadians in an international capped series at Inverclyde Sports Centre in Larg 28-29 March.
It’s been a year since Scotland Senior Men beat
Following a friendly on the 27th with GB Super Six team, Highland Jaguars, the Canadians face Scotland Senior Men.
The Canadian’s UK Tour is set to prepare them for the July Pan American Games in
They start their tour further south, in Buckinghamshire, against other GB Super Six teams Wessex Leopards, Saxon Tigers and Pennine Pumas.
Performance Manager for
According to the International Hockey Federation,
Regardless of any numbers,
“One of our challenges is winning back to back games, repeating good performance. Consistency is always a target for us.”
“Another focus for this tour is for GB Super Six teams to get a chance to play a friendly and for growing players to get more international experience.”
Andrew Petri explained, “The UK Tour gives Canadian National Teammates a chance to meet up and play because there are several Canadian players playing in
Adding extra hype to the series, Petri further informed SHU that this would be Canadian Head Coach, Louis Mendonca’s first tour with the team and Goalie Mike Mahood will be looking to get his 150th Cap.
No matter what motivation the Canadians have, Coach Ahrens clarified, “We beat them in the Commonwealth Games and it’s our target to go out and do it again.”
Source: Scottish Hockey
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