Following the tragic accident 2 weeks ago in the UK, the international ice hockey federation and player safety comity has been focussing on the usage of neck guards for all senior players.

The RBIHF already has strict neck guard rules in place, based on the IIHF rulebook and internal competition rules. Therefore, neck guards are part of the mandatory equipment and must be always worn (game and practice) for all junior players up until the U20 age category (indicated on players passport). For the safety of the players, both player and coach must ensure that equipment is worn properly. Note that the age group mentioned reflects to the age category of the player and not the league. Junior player U20 and younger are mandatory to we...

Posted on November 10, 2023 at 12:00 by MV

Last Monday October 16, the team of Gil Paelinck and Sami Lipsonen played their 2nd selection game vs the Dutch National selection in Tilburg.

During these first games the coaching staff is trying different potential players to make the final selection. Also, this game several new players joined the team.

Shortly after the openings face-off, the Dutch National selection managed to shoot the puck past our goalie and opened the score 1-0. The Belgians worked hard and provided the required pressure without much result until Tobi Gentry and Robbe Delport found the...

Posted on October 17, 2023 at 18:56 by MV

Liege Bulldogs celebrate memorable triumphs in Round 1 of the 2024 IIHF Continental Cup. Belgium´s reigning champions Liege Bulldogs silenced the home crowd in Jaca, Spain to finish top of Group A. The team sealed historical progress in the competition and can now look ahead to Round 2 of IIHF Continental Cup staged between 13-15 October 2023.

Liege Bulldogs unstoppable in Jaca

Trailing by a goal against the Spanish hosts, Liege Bulldogs bit back scoring half a dozen unanswered goals in a memorable 6-1 win against HC Jaca in Round 1 of the Continental Cup Group A...

Posted on September 27, 2023 at 11:20 by HVG