Nottingham Lions

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Nottingham Lions
City Nottingham, United Kingdom
League English National Ice Hockey League
Conference Laidler
Founded 2000
Home arena National Ice Centre, Nottingham
Capacity: 1000
Ice size: 180ft x 85ft
Colours Home: White with Black & Yellow
Away: Black and Yellow.
Head coach Matt Bradbury
Captain Stu Parker

The Nottingham Lions are an ice hockey team from Nottingham, England that compete in the English National League's northern section. The Lions are the senior team of the Nottingham Ice Hockey Club and one of two senior teams based in Nottingham, the other being the professional Nottingham Panthers. The club were members of the English Premier League between 2000 and 2003 before transferring to their current league.

The Nottingham Lions are the current (2007/2008) English National League Northern and National Champions, beating Peterborough Islanders in the National championship. Nottingham Lions also won the inaugural English National Ice Hockey League Playoffs, held at Coventry Skydome in April 2009. Lions beat the Southern Champions Invicta Dynamos in a penalty shootout, after the game finished level at 2-2 after sudden-death overtime.

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