Wightlink Tigers

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Wightlink Tigers
Wightlink Tigers logo.png
City Ryde, Isle of Wight
League NIHL
Conference Southern
Division 2
Founded 2007
Folded 2016
Home arena
  • Ryde Arena
  • Capacity: 1000
  • Ice size: 165ft x 80ft
Colours White, Orange, Black
Franchise history
2007 - 2009 Vectis Tigers
2009 - 2016 Wightlink Tigers

The Wightlink Tigers was an amateur English ice hockey team from the Isle of Wight. The team was founded in July 2007 as the Vectis Tigers, and played at Ryde Arena, Isle of Wight.[1] From the 2009-10 season onwards the team played as the Wightlink Tigers, after sponsors Wightlink. In its last competitive season (2015-16) the Tigers played in Division 2 of the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL) Southern Conference (SC).[1] Many of the team's roster moved to the newly-formed Wightlink Buccaneers, which debuted in the 2016-17 season in NIHL SC Division 2.

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season League GP W L T Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
2007-08 ENL 16 1 15 0 2 28 162 9th Did not qualify for playoffs
2008-09 ENL 2 32 20 11 1 41 204 144 2nd Placement game loss (Manchester Phoenix ENL)
2009-10 ENL 2 20 6 14 0 12 100 142 8th Playoffs not held
2010-11 ENL 2 24 14 9 1 29 189 145 4th Playoffs not held
2011-12 ENL 2 24 9 15 0 18 118 131 11th Playoffs not held
2012-13 NIHL 2 22 15 7 0 30 135 90 2nd Playoffs not held
2013-14 NIHL 2 22 7 12 3 17 79 99 8th Playoffs not held
2014-15 NIHL 2 16 5 10 1 11 56 88 4th Did not qualify for playoffs
2015-16 NIHL 2 14 1 12 1 2 49 142 5th Did not qualify for playoffs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wightlink Tigers". Euro Hockey. 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 

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