Legue's Steelers win English hockey league title

Cornwall's Jeff Legue has won another hockey title with the Sheffield Steelers of the Elite Ice Hockey League.

Cornwall - Mar. 21, 2011 - Cornwall's Jeff Legue has another title to add to his lengthy hockey resume.

The speedy forward and his Sheffield Steelers were named 2011 Elite Ice Hockey League regular season champs on Sunday after winning their final game of the season against Braehead Clan by a score of 7-2.

The Elite Ice Hockey League - the United Kingdom's top hockey circuit - puts as much emphasis on the regular season title as it does with the playoff championship, and the Steelers will now look to win that as well.

Legue had a goal and an assist in the final game, which was played in front a hometown crowd of 6,300. The Cornwall native finished the regular season with 40 goals and 40 assists in 56 games.

The Steelers will now start the playoffs on Tuesday as the first seed.

For Legue, the regular season crown marks his second league title with Sheffield in three years. The 29-year-old enjoyed a great junior hockey career with his hometown Colts before going on to star with Ferris State University in the NCAA. Beyond his time in England, Legue has also spent time in the ECHL as well as in Germany.

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