Cardiff Devils fan Martyn Joseph, a renowned singer-songwriter says it in one of his most recent releases – ‘Here Come The Young.’
Steve King and his fellow owners agree and have handed over control of match night to children aged 12 and under when Dundee Stars play at the Viola Arena on Sunday, March 1.
The owners all know Welshman Joseph, who is a close pal to several former Devils including Mike MacWilliam and Vezio Sacratini, and attended one of his concerts in Calgary.
Now Devils are following Joseph’s ‘Here Come The Young’ lead.
“The kids are taking over the game and you can be part of the show,” says managing director Todd Kelman.
I knew this was coming.. I feel like I had a good run though.. https://t.co/qQeoWX9I7D
— Todd Kelman (@toddkelman) February 17, 2020
“Management are looking for Devils fans 12-years-old and under to take over key roles within the Devils organisation.
“Replacements are needed for managing director, customer relations manager, social media manager, head of ticketing, VIP entrance host, match day announcer, DJ, ticket scanners, merchandise sellers, programme sellers and a host of other jobs around the Viola Arena.
“Kids need to submit an audition video of them announcing the team onto the ice in order to be considered, with a number of children getting the opportunity to take part in announcing the team, goals, penalties and everything else on a game day.
“Parents are more than welcome to be with their children the entire time, but there will be a responsible adult overseeing each child in their new role with the Devils organisation on the night.”
For more information go to the Devils website – https://www.cardiffdevils.com/news/attention-all-kids-you-are-taking-over-our-match-day-sunday-march-1st/
Cardiff Devils Elite League home match against Fife Flyers on Wednesday is being shown live on FreeSports television from 7pm.
Elsewhere on the night Guildford host Belfast, while Nottingham travel to Glasgow.
Saturday is the first full schedule of games for several weeks with all 10 teams in action on one night. Cardiff are back on home ice against Guildford Flames.
In-form Coventry are at home to Cardiff Devils at the Skydome on Sunday.
The Elite League title chase (all teams play a total of 54 matches)
Leaders – Sheffield Steelers
10 EIHL fixtures left (20 points maximum – 5 home, 5 away)
Saturday 22 @ Nottingham Panthers
Sunday 23 v Belfast Giants
Saturday 29 v Fife Flyers
Sunday 1 @ Guildford Flames
Friday 6 @ Cardiff Devils
Sunday 8 v Cardiff Devils – Challenge Cup Final at the Viola Arena, Cardiff Bay (4pm)
Saturday 14 v Manchester Storm
Saturday 21 v Dundee Stars
Sunday 22 @ Dundee Stars
Saturday 28 @ Manchester Storm
Sunday 29 v Cardiff Devils
Second – Cardiff Devils
14 fixtures left (30 points maximum – 8 home, 6 away)
Wednesday 19 v Fife Flyers
Saturday 22 v Guildford Flames
Sunday 23 @ Coventry Blaze
Saturday 29 @ Nottingham Panthers
Sunday 1 v Dundee Stars
Friday 6 v Sheffield Steelers
Sunday 8 v Sheffield Steelers – Challenge Cup Final at the Viola Arena, Cardiff Bay (4pm)
Saturday 14 v Guildford Flames
Sunday 15 @ Dundee Stars
Wednesday 18 v Coventry Blaze
Saturday 21 @ Nottingham Panthers
Sunday 22 v Manchester Storm
Wednesday 25 @ Glasgow Clan
Saturday 28 v Belfast Giants
Sunday 29 @ Sheffield Steelers
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Third – Nottingham Panthers
13 fixtures left (26 points maximum – 7 home, 6 away)
Wednesday 19 @ Glasgow Clan
Saturday 22 v Sheffield Steelers
Sunday 23 @ Guildford Flames
Saturday 29 v Cardiff Devils
Sunday 1 v Coventry Blaze
Friday 13 @ Belfast Giants
Saturday 14 @ Belfast Giants
Tuesday 17 v Manchester Storm
Saturday 21 v Cardiff Devils
Sunday 22 v Coventry Blaze
Wednesday 25 v Guildford Flames
Saturday 28 @ Dundee Stars
Sunday 29 @ Glasgow Clan
Fourth – Belfast Giants
12 fixtures left (24 points maximum – 8 home, 4 away
Wednesday 19 v Guildford Flames
Saturday 22 @ Manchester Storm
Sunday 23 @ Sheffield Steelers
Friday 28 v Guildford Flames
Saturday 29 v Guildford Flames
Friday 6 v Fife Flyers
Friday 13 v Nottingham Panthers
Saturday 14 v Nottingham Panthers
Friday 20 v Fife Flyers
Saturday 21 v Fife Flyers
Saturday 28 @ Cardiff Devils
Sunday 29 @ Coventry Blaze
Elite League standings