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Mac’s tough mission for Belfast Giants

Published 02/05/2009

The Belfast Giants newest recruit is not a man to be messed with.

And 6ft 4, 17 stone Sean McMorrow has vowed to ensure nobody will take liberties against his team-mates next season.

The frustrating thing for Giants fans is that they must wait another four months to see the 27-year-old tough guy on the ice.

McMorrow comes with a reputation to protect and with over 500 penalty minutes to his name during the 2007-08 season it’s one that will strike fear into the rest of the Elite League — which won’t include Manchester Phoenix who have opted to drop into the English Premier League.

“No team is going to push us around with me on board, I guarantee that,” said McMorrow.

“I know that this sport is about winning, but it is also about giving the fans plenty to cheer about and I promise to make sure that nobody goes home disappointed. I have heard great things about the city of Belfast and the Giants.

“I know what has been missing the last few years and I want to be that player.

“I can’t wait to get to Belfast and get going.”

McMorrow was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 2000 and three years later played his one and only game in ‘The Show.’

Coach Steve Thornton said: “Sean comes to Belfast with one NHL game under his belt. I am really excited to get Sean signed up, he will be a great character for this team, on and off the ice.”

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