Show your appreciation for #17 on Sunday
Sunday’s game against the Braehead Clan at the Skydome Arena (5.15pm) will see the retiring Russell Cowley make his 800th Elite League appearance (2nd most of any player - Coventry and Cardiff), it’ll also be his 750th in the EIHL for the Genting Casino Coventry Blaze.
In recognition of Russell’s achievements in the league and specifically for Coventry, we ask that on Sunday our fans say a very special thank you to the number 17, whose jersey will be retired and his career further celebrated in the 2017/18 Elite League season.
As the clock strikes 17 minutes on Sunday, we want all of our fans to stand for a minute's applause in recognition of Russell's incredible sixteen years’ service. During which, he has lifted a British National League double, the Elite League three times in addition to the Play-offs twice, the Challenge Cup and the Knock-Out Cup – including the Grand Slam in 2004/05.
We thank you all in advance - we know you won't let us down!