Paul Breeze Ice Hockey CV

ICE HOCKEY MATCH ANNOUNCER
Registered EIHA Team Manager & Off Ice Official
Available for games at Deeside and Widnes ice rinks.
7 days' notice appreciated
Official match announcer for Widnes Wild NIHL matches and Wild women's team matches
Recreational matches & charity games a speciality.
Elite League, IIHF and NHL rates on demand....

For more information, drop me a line  HERE

UK Anti Doping 2021 Code Module (01/21) 
EIHA Manager's Course (08/20)
EIHA Re-Activate Covid-19 Awareness Course (08/20)
EIHA GDPR Course (08/20)
UK Anti Doping Clean Sport Advisor Course (09/20)
UK Anti Doping Coach Clean Course (09/20)

Summer 2020:
Weekly articles for Widnes Weekly News
Weekly articles for Widnes Wild website
Press Articles for North West Lions tournament team
Press Articles for Peelers IHC Northern Police team
Contributed article to "60 Years Of The Altrincham Aces" by Stuart Latham
Contributions to History Of The Deeside Dragons" book by Stuart Latham

Season 2019/20
Match announcer for Widnes Wild NIHL Laidler Division home matches
Occasional music and photos at Wild NIHL games to cover as required
Match announcer and music for Widnes Wild women's team WPL home matches
Match reporter for NIHL, WPL and Academy junior matches on official Widnes Wild website and
for local written press

Summer 2019:
Match announcer for Wyre Seagulls v Flintshire Phantoms Summer Classic match at Widnes
Match announcer & music for Riverside Raiders Summer Classic rec games at Widnes
Scorer for Blackburn Buccaneers v Riverside Raiders Summer Classic match at Deeside
Website and press reports for Summer Classic matches

April 2019: 
Match announcer for NIHL Laidler Division Play Off Weekend at Planet Ice Widnes
Presentations photographer for Play Off weekend
Contributed Widnes Wild NIHL article to Coventry Final Four weekend programme 

Season 2018/19:
Match announcer for Widnes Wild NIHL Laidler Division home matches
Occasional music and photos at Wild NIHL games to cover as required
Match announcer and music for Widnes Wild women's team WPL home matches
Match reporter for NIHL, WPL and Academy junior matches on official Widnes Wild website and
for local written press

October 2018: Published Ice Hockey Review UK Hockey Yearbook 2018

September 2018:  Match announcer and music for British Para Ice Hockey League play off weekend at Widnes

1st/2nd July 2018:  Match Announcer & music , timekeeper and scorer for Planet Ice Rec Tournament weekend

Summer 2018:  Match Announcer & music for Riverside Raiders Summer Classic rec games at Widnes

April 2018:
Match announcer for NIHL Laidler Division Play Off Weekend at Planet Ice Widnes
Presentations photographer for Play Off weekend
Contributed Widnes Wild NIHL article to Coventry Final Four weekend programme

Season 2017/18:
Match announcer for Widnes Wild NIHL Laidler Division home matches
Occasional music and photos at Wild NIHL games to cover as required
Match announcer and music for Widnes Wild women's team WPL home matches
Match reporter for NIHL, WPL and Academy junior matches on official Widnes Wild website and
for local written press

October 2017: Published Ice Hockey Review UK Hockey Yearbook 2017

October 2017: Post - match interviews for BASN's "Drop The Puck" TV programme, broadcast on "Made In Liverpool" TV channel and elsewhere


Sept 2017 to March 2018:  Stand In announcer for Widnes Wild NIHL Laidler Division matches




Season 2017/18: Match reporter for Widnes Wild website and local press




August 2017: Announcer for Manchester Mayhem sledge hockey games at Widnes
Summer 2017:  Announcer for Riverside Raiders Summer Classic rec games at Widnes




April 2017: Contributed Moralee and Laidler Conference reviews to the NIHL North Play Off Weekend programme.




January (15th) 2017: Announcer for Widnes Wild women's team v Streatham Storm WPL game




January (8th)  2017:  Announcer for Antony Morris Memorial Cup charity game at Widnes




Season 2016/17:  Match reporter for Widnes Wild website and local press


June (26th) 2016:  Announcer for Bob Kenyon Memorial Shield charity game at Deeside. Also produced souvenir match programmes


Summer 2016: Contributed articles on Import Players, Ravens women's team and personal memories  to Stuart Latham's book about Ice Hockey In Peterborough.


April 2016: Contributed Moralee and Laidler Conference reviews to the NIHL North Play Off Weekend programme.


Season 2015/16:  Unofficial match reports for Widnes Wild women's team on icehockeyreview.co.uk


Summer 2015:  Match reports for Widnes Wildcats, Riverside Raiders rec games on icehockeyreview.co.uk


April 2015: Contributed season review article to the Laidler Conference Play Off Weekend programme at Solihull.


Sept 2014 to Feb 2015: Match announcer for Blackpool Seagulls EIHA 16 North 2 matches at Fylde Coast Ice Arena in Blackpool


April 2014: Contributed season review article to the Laidler Conference Play Off Weekend programme at Solihull.




Produced souvenir match programme for the Deeside Dragons v Liverpool Leopards Legends game at Deeside.


2012/13: Match announcer and MC for Blackpool Seagulls home games at SubZero ice arena in Cleveleys during 2012/13 - also produced match programmes and musical accompaniment


November 1999:  Media facilities adviser to tournament director Frank Dempster for the Team GB Pool A Qualifying tournament at Sheffield Arena. 


  • 1998/99:  Stand in goal judge and occasional timekeeper at Altrincham Aces ENL matches
  • August 1998:  Volunteer at Trafford Tournament, Altrincham
  • April 1998:  Covered IIHF European Junior Championships Pool D, Luxembourg for local radio and written press.
  • Summer 1992:  A few training sessions with Eric Cregan and the Blackpool  junior team at Blackpool Ice Drome
  • 1988 - 1990:  Rather unnoticeable 3rd line stint as a rec player at Peterborough - (Total career stat: 1 assist...).
  • January 1983:  Saw first ice hockey match in Peterborough - became hooked!


Ice Hockey Publications by Paul Breeze:

Ice Hockey (1936) by Major BM Patton - Annotated & Illustrated 2020: A facsimile reprint of the original 1936 edition with new introduction, author biography and appendices. 
ISBN: 978-1909643390

ED2n 11/12: A Review of the 2011/12 Ice Hockey Season In English Division 2 North 
ISBN: 978-0953978298

Ice Hockey Review 12/13 North: A Review of the 2012/13 Ice Hockey Season in NIHL North Divisions 1 & 2    
ISBN: 978-1909643048

Ice Hockey Review NIHL Yearbook 2014: The 2013/14 Season in NIHL N&S Divisions 1 & 2 
ISBN: 978-1909643109

Ice Hockey Review NIHL Yearbook 2015: The 2014/15 Season In NIHL North & South
ISBN: 978-1909643123

Ice Hockey Review NIHL Yearbook 2016
ISBN: 978-1909643253

Ice Hockey Review UK Hockey Yearbook 2017
ISBN: 978-1909643208

Ice Hockey Review UK Hockey Yearbook 2018 
ISBN: 978-1909643284

Fylde Flyers - A Complete Record: Seasons 2011/12 & 2012/13
ISBN: 978-1909643130

The Seagull Has Landed: A Light-Hearted Review Of the First 12 Months Back Together Of the Blackpool Seagulls Ice Hockey Team   
ISBN: 978-1909643017

A Year In The Wild: The 2016/17 season following Widnes Wild
ISBN-13: 978-1909643192

Widnes Wild – Lockdown Lookback
ISBN: 978-1909643406

North / South Divide: Random Ramblings About British Ice Hockey During the 2013/14 Season 
ISBN: 979-8563183759


I have also made contributions to:

The History Of Ice Hockey In Peterborough by Stuart Latham
ISBN: 978-0953060863

60 Years Of The Altrincham Aces by Stuart Latham
ISBN: 978-1838116507

The Deeside Dragons by Stuart Latham
ISBN: 978-18838116538

And I also produced commemorative match programmes for:
Blackpool Seagulls v UK Firefighters Charity Game (February 2012)
Blackpool Seagulls Bruce Sims Visit (April 2013)
Deeside Dragons v Liverpool Leopards Legends Match (July 2013)
Bob Kenyon Memorial Shield Game (June 2016)


Radio CV:
Radio presenter on 103.2 Preston FM from April 2009 to November 2014
also appeared on Wireless Radio.biz, Fylde FM, East Lancs Radio and NIHL Radio internet broadcasting stations.
Radio presenter on 106 FM Resort Radio Blackpool during October 1998
Radio presenter on 107FM Radio Waky/ Programme Europe 2 Luxembourg 1997 to 1998
Radio presenter on Blackpool's Kit Kat Radio 1996-1999