Mike McRae

Queenstown's top ice hockey team expect a home-turf bounce as they shrug off their first league loss of the season. SkyCity Stampede take on Auckland's Botany Swarm this weekend in what promises to be two hard-nosed games. Coach Adam Blanchette says they're...
Queenstown's Stampede ice hockey team has earned a rest after a gutsy season-opening smashing of the Canterbury Red Devils. The team doesn't have another NZ Ice Hockey League game until June 17 – when they take on Dunedin Thunder away. Despite...
Simple, hard-nosed tactics will help Stampede win the Birgel Cup, coach Adam Blanchette says. The season kicks off tomorrow night when the Queenstown team take on Canterbury Red Devils. Blanchette is confident they can retain the NZ Ice Hockey League title...
A Google image of Queenstown was enough to sell newbie Stampede player Colin McIntosh on living here. The Canadian import planned to move "down under" but didn't know if he'd go to Aussie or New Zealand until a mutual friend...
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