Scott wants Belfast Champagne moments

Summer signing Scott Champagne will be in action for Belfast Giants against his former club Nottingham Panthers in this weekend's two opening league clashes.

"Belfast is a great hockey town. A lot of my friends have played here and I'm really looking forward to playing for a championship team in Belfast Giants," Champagne told BBC Sport Northern Ireland.

Both this weekend's games take place in Nottingham with Saturday's match starting at 19:00 BST with Sunday's clash facing off at 16:00.