Wild face Shadows challenge
THE Widnes Wild Women’s team are in action this Saturday when they visit the Sheffield Shadows in the Women’s Premier League.
The Shadows were relegated from the Elite League at the end of last season and drew their first WPL game 6-6 at home to newly-promoted Whitley Bay Squaws.
The Wild Women lost their first game of the new season 10-2 at the Milton Keynes Falcons but handed debuts to a host of players new to competitive ice hockey.
Their first home game of the season is on December 9 when they will host the Squaws in a 5.30pm face-off at Planet Ice Widnes. ● The Wild Academy U15 team lost their secondever league game 22-2 against a much more experienced Dragons U15 team at Deeside on Saturday. The Wild goals came from Jake Thompson and Callum Meehan.
Their next game is on November 3 when they play the Nottingham U15 team at Planet Ice Widnes. The game has a 6.50pm face-off.