Ultimate Windows sponsored Billingham Stars

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NIHL 1 North Fixtures

   Daniel Kay

Billingham Stars will get their long-awaited 2021-2022 campaign underway on Sunday 12th September with a home fixture in the new North Cup competition against Solway Sharks at the new face-off time of 5pm. The North Cup will feature home and away ties against Dundee Comets of the SNL, Solway and Whitley Warriors. Stars will travel up the A19 for the first Tyne-Tees derby of the season – again in

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New Season, New Approach for Stars

   Daniel Kay

After a long break whilst the world coped with the pandemic, finally the Stars are looking forward to a brand new season in NIHL North 1 alongside Blackburn Hawks, Nottingham Lions, Sheffield Scimitars, Solihull Barons, Solway Sharks, Whitley Warriors and Widnes Wild as announced by the EIHA yesterday evening. The longer term effects of the pandemic on our sport have yet to be realised, specifica

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North 1 Teams Line Up For 21/22 Season Start

   Carol White

Whitley Warriors will look to defend their NIHL North 1 league title this season as part of an eight-strong division ready for puck drop in September. Taking part in North 1 this season will be Billingham Stars, Blackburn Hawks, Nottingham Lions, Sheffield Scimitars, Solihull Barons, Solway Sharks, Whitley Warriors and Widnes Wild. The league campaign will start on September 11 with sides playin

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Weekend report: 15 March - the end, but not how we wanted it

   Craig Simpson

There was an air of uncertainty around after Ultimate Windows sponsored Billingham Stars’ regularseason ended with a 6-8 loss to Solihull Barons on Sunday night. Billingham battled back from 2-7 early in the final period to just a single goal behind at 6-7 before a lateempty net goal from the visitors sealed the win. However there is a question mark over whether that was actually the final

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Preview - regular season finale versus Solihull

   Craig Simpson

The regular season draws to a close this evening for the Ultimate Windows-sponsored Billingham Starsas they welcome Solihull Barons to Forum Ice Arena (6.30pm). Barons were last on Teesside just two weeks ago for a rearranged game and were beaten by the Starsin a feisty encounter. Billingham have won three of their last four games and are three points clear of sixth placed Blackburnin the race f

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Weekend report: 8 March 2020 - Sting succumb to super Stars

   Craig Simpson

Ultimate Windows-sponsored Billingham Stars recent good form continued as a hat-trick from captainMichael Elder lifted them to a 6-4 win over Sutton Sting at the Forum on Sunday. Billingham came flying out of the blocks in the first period but were denied by goalie Nick Winters andthe period ended scoreless. Thomas Brown in the Stars net also had to come up big on occasion whenSutton hit on the c

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Weekend preview: Sunday March 8 - Stars look to draw Sutton's Sting

   Craig Simpson

ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars will look to carry their recent good form into theirpenultimate regular season game against Sutton Sting at The Forum on Sunday night. Sutton are locked into fourth place in the NIHL North Division 1 standings with three games left in theirregular season. The Ice Sheffield based outfit have won three from three against Billingham thisseason, with the St

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Weekend Report 29 Feb 1 Mar 2020

   Carol White

Ultimate Windows sponsored Billingham Stars kept themselves ahead in the fight for fifth spot in National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 season run-in with two points from four in this weekend’s home double header. The rearranged fixture on Saturday evening saw Solihull Barons arrive on Teesside a little short-benched with just eleven skaters. Billingham got an early power play op

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Weekend Preview 29 Feb/1 Mar: Double Bubble!

   Carol White

ULTIMATE WINDOWS-sponsored Billingham Stars have an unexpected home double header in National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 this weekend as both Solihull Barons and Solway Sharks visit the Forum in search of valuable points as the two battle it out for second place. Up first this evening are the Barons in a fixture rearranged from the 9th when Storm Ciara wreaked havoc across the count

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Match Report 22nd February 2020

   Carol White

Ultimate Windows sponsored Billingham Stars made the perfect start to their regular National Ice Hockey League (N) Moralee Division 1 season run-in with a comprehensive 7-1 victory over basement side Nottingham Lions at the Forum on Saturday evening. Needing two points to keep their noses ahead of Blackburn Hawks in the playoff berth jostle, Billingham started with Mark Turnbull in between the pi