|League||English Premier Ice Hockey League|
|Home arena||Link Centre|
|General manager||Steve Nell|
|Head coach||Ryan Aldridge (P/C)|
|Affiliates||Swindon Wildcats (ENL)|
|1986 - 1996||Swindon Wildcats|
|1996 - 1997||Swindon Ice Lords|
|1998 - 2000||Swindon Chill|
|2000 - 2001||Swindon Phoenix|
|2001 - 2004||Swindon Lynx|
|2004 - present||Swindon Wildcats|
|Regular season titles||2 (1996/97), (2000/01)|
|Autumn Cups||1 (1991)|
The Swindon Wildcats are a professional ice hockey team based in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. They are member of the English Premier Ice Hockey League (EPIHL). Since their inception, the Wildcats have played their home games at the 2800 capacity Link Centre. The club was founded in 1986, as the Swindon Wildcats. This was shortly after the building of the new Leisure Centre the Link Centre.
Logos and uniforms
The Wildcats' logo is an animated Wildcat in the team colours of red and white.
The jerseys currently worn by the Swindon Wildcats are following the colour scheme of red and white, the colours sported by the team since the 2008-2009 relaunch. They have worn the same jerseys (apart from a few small variations) since the 2008-2009 season.
When they were originally the Wildcat's they wore jerseys matching with the colours of black, yellow, orange and white.
Originally when they returned to the name 'Swindon Wildcats' (2006) they wore colours of blue and white.
The official (and only) mascot for the Swindon Wildcats is an anthropomorphized Wildcat by the name of Willie. He has been the mascot for the 'Cats since their return to the Wildcats in 2004, after three seasons as the Lynx. He wears a Wildcat's jersey with the number 00.
This is a list of the last five seasons completed by the Swindon Wildcats.
The complete Swindon roster can be found here http://www.swindonwildcats.com/epl/roster/
Last Updated 25th August 2013
|3||Alex Symonds||D||Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales|
|4||Adam Harding||F||Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales|
|8||Samuel Smith||RW||Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|11||Oliver Betteridge||RW||Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England|
|12||Floyd Taylor||C||Swindon, Wiltshire, England|
|13||Sam Bullas||F||Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England|
|16||Samuel Godfrey||D||Swindon, Wiltshire, England|
|18||Loris Taylor||F||Swindon, Wiltshire, England|
|19||Aaron Nell||C||Swindon England|
|28||Stephen Whitfield||D||Swindon, Wiltshire, England|
|29||Jan Melichar||D||Trebic, Czech Republic|
|30||Stevie Lyle||G||Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales|
|33||Michael Crisp||G||Caerphilly, Wales|
|42||Henri Sandvik * - Alternate Captain||RW||Nivala, Finland|
|47||Ryan Aldridge - Player/Coach||F||Swindon, Wiltshire, England|
|60||Jonas Höög *||LW||Stockholm, Sweden|
|63||Aku Pekkarinen *||D||Kuopio, Finland|
|88||Shane Moore - Captain||D||Swindon, Wiltshire, England|
* Non EIHA trained player (Import)
14 Daryl Lipsey, F, 1986 - 1995
- Swindon Wildcats' Official Website (http://www.swindonwildcats.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=688&Itemid=138)
- Eliteprospects.com (http://www.eliteprospects.com/team.php?team=1372&year0=2012)
- Eliteprospects.com (http://www.eliteprospects.com/team.php?team=1113)
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- Swindon Wildcats' Official Website
- The Swindon Wildcats' Ice Hockey Academy
- Swindon Wildcats (ENL)
- Link Centre