The NIHL 2 Dalrod Phantoms are pleased to announce 3 more returning players from last years treble winning squad.
Returning this season for the Phantoms is veteran forward Leon Groom. Peterborough born Leon has enjoyed a long fruitful spell at his home club, totalling 151 games over 8 seasons and in this time he has registered 58 points.
The 27 year old is the all time leader in the teams Penalty minutes with 560, displaying his willingness to protect his teammates and do whatever it takes to help the team succeed. Leon will be looked to again this season to watch over the young players and add offence whenever called upon.
Head coach Stevie Johnson added "every team needs a Leon Groom. He sometimes gets a little excited too easy, but always sticks up for his team"
"I'm happy to be wearing a Peterborough jersey again this season" Leon has commented, "Achieving so much last season has made us all eager to get back and do it again, I can't wait."
The Dalrod Phantoms NIHL 2 are happy to announce three returnees for the 17/18 season.
Dale Jowett is entering his 11th season with the team, playing in 214 games with a points total of 57 Goals and 89 Assists(5th on the Islanders all time list) and 604 PIMS. Dale is known for his ability at both ends of the ice, a player who works tirelessly for the team and is not afraid to stand up for his team mates. Missing the second half of last season due to injury Dale can't wait to get back to playing again this season. 'Obviously I was gutted to miss out on the second half of last season and miss the treble. The boys worked so hard for it, coming so close the past few seasons it was great for us to be able to do the business last season. I'm excited to be back playing some stronger teams and seeing how much we can push them' Dale is a player that you can rely on in any situation, and is great on the penalty kill. Stevie is looking forward to getting the best out of him this season. 'Dale is one of the best two way forwards in the team, he reads the game well and makes the right choices in the right areas of the ice, I'm delighted he's coming back.'