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Scott McKenzie sticking with Telford Tigers this season

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Play-off semi-final hero Scott McKenzie is staying with the Telford Tigers in 2018/19.

Scott McKenzie (Steve Brodie)

The versatile forward bagged 48 points in 27 games after rejoining the club midway through last season, including an important brace in the NIHL Moralee North play-off semi-final.

He had previously played for the Tigers between 2009 and 2015, netting hundreds of points on his way to becoming a fans’ favourite.

Head coach Tom Watkins said: “I’m delighted to have Scott returning to the team. He brings a lot of intangibles to the club on and off the ice, he loves the club and likewise the fans think a lot of him.

“His coaching experience has made him a better player and has made him more aware of the little things that make such a big difference to the team and he has a wealth of experience.

“Scott can play any of the three forward positions which is good for the team, he’s strong on face-offs and is good around the net – he’s one of the first guys you go to on a shootout.”

McKenzie added: “It’s great to be back with the Tigers for another year. It was a very easy decision for me to commit to another year in Telford and I’m excited to try and push for even more silverware this season.”

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