Special Sub-Topic: Guildford Flames 2004-05
|How many teams competed in the British National League in the season?|
7. The teams were Bracknell Bees, Dundee Stars, Edinburgh Capitals, Fife Flyers, Guildford Flames, Hull Stingrays, and Newcastle Vipers.
|Stevie Lyle left the Flames to play for which rival team?|
Bracknell Bees. He helped Bracknell to win the first 5 of their 6 league meetings with the Flames.
|Stevie Lyle was replaced in goal by which young Slovakian player?|
Miroslav Bielik. Miroslav Bielik left after helping the Flames to the playoff final, moving on to play for the Hull Stingrays.
|The Flames brought in a big Canadian forward at the start of the season, who led all the statistics from scoring to penalties before leaving the Flames after only 15 games. Who was he?|
Jason Baird. He left to play for the Corpus Christi Rays in the Central Hockey League.
|Findus ended their sponsorship of the early season Winter Cup. During the season, the Cup featured the British National League teams along with 2 teams from the English Premier League, one being Peterborough Phantoms. Who was the other team?|
Milton Keynes Lightning. The EPL teams finished in 8th and 9th position in the Cup standings.
|On October 23, 2004, Milton Keynes played with the Guildford Flames. This match featured a first for professional ice hockey. What was it?|
The match referee was a woman. The woman in charge was Joy Tottman.
|Which team won the British National League title in the season?|
Bracknell Bees. Bracknell won the league comfortably and were favorites to win the playoffs. However, they were beaten by the eventual playoff champions Dundee Stars in the playoff semi-finals.
|Who was the only British National League team to take a point off the Belfast Giants, on their own ice during inter-league play?|
Guildford Flames. Guildford held the Giants to a draw at the end of 60 minutes, only to lose 4-3 in overtime.
|Which NHL goalie joined the Flames late in the season to share the netminding duties with Miroslav Bielik?|
Jamie McLennan. Jamie Mclennan and Miroslav Bielek managed to produce a number of great performances to get the Flames to the playoff finals.
|The Flames beat Fife Flyers in the playoff semi-finals, only to lose 3 games to none in the final against which team?|
Dundee Stars. Dundee Stars were the 2004-05 British National League champions.
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