National Ice Hockey League Division 1

Guide to the Play-Offs

We hope you’re as excited about the play-offs as we are? We’ve produced this handy guide ahead of the first round.


The NIHL S1 play-offs consist of 3 rounds of matches, each with a home and away leg, played over 3 consecutive weekends.

The first round of matches will be played over the weekend of 25/26th March.

London Raiders vs Oxford City Stars

Saturday 25th March 2017

Lee Valley Ice Centre

Face-off 17:30

The Stars will be running a coach to Lee Valley with tickets costing £10 for the return journey. Contact Travel Manager Linda Anderson ( for details of times, pick-up locations, and to book your seat.

Oxford City Stars vs London Raiders

Sunday 26th March 2017

Oxpens Road

Face-off 18:15

Following that, the semi-finals will be played over the weekend of 1/2nd April, with the Stars (or London) to play the winner of the Chelmsford vs Bracknell tie. The final will then be played over the weekend of 8/9th April.


For the away leg, you can buy tickets on the door, and from the London Raiders website (booking fees apply). Prices are as follows:

For the home leg, you can buy tickets on the door, or online via our website. Prices are as follows:

Following a crowd of over 1000 people at our last home game we’re expecting another big one and strongly recommend that you book online to beat the queues and guarantee entry.

Listen Live

Can’t make it to the games? Fear not, you can listen to live and exclusive online commentary of the home leg on Sunday night from our friends at Oxfordshire Sports Online, just head to and tune in. They’ll have full uninterrupted match commentary, plus a pre-match interview with Head Coach Simon Anderson.

Live Match Updates

We’ll be live tweeting all of the action from both games, follow us @oxfordcitystars.

SPECIAL OFFER: Oxford City Stars season ticket holders will be permitted free entry to the home leg.

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