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23: Paul Swindlehurst

Vital Statistics Photo + stats provided by — last updated: 2019-04-07

Paul Swindlehurst
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Playing position
Youth team
Sheffield Steelhawks


The 25 year old 6’4” defenceman joins the Giants after helping Team GB earn promotion to Pool A following their second successive gold medal.

Swindlehurst, from Blackrod in England, becomes the 195th Giant spent the previous two seasons with the Manchester Storm – helping the side to the Patton Conference title last season.

Previously, Swindlehurst had spells with the Nottingham Panthers and Dundee Stars in the Elite League. In 2014 Paul earned a call-up to the rookie squad for the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks.

Swindlehurst spent the Summer of 2016 with the Sydney Ice Dogs where he led the league in scoring for defencemen.

Playing History

2018-2019Belfast GiantsEIHL 5630145
2018-2019Belfast GiantsEIHL PLAYOFFS40011
2018-2019Belfast GiantsContinental Cup CUP62011
2018-2019Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP106224
2018-2019Great BritainWC 00000
2017-2018Great BritainWC D1A 54011
2017-2018Manchester StormEIHL 5647257
2017-2018Manchester StormEIHL Cup CUP66112
2017-2018Manchester StormEIHL PLAYOFFS20000
2016-2017Manchester StormEIHL PLAYOFFS22011
2016-2017Manchester StormEIHL 52345611
2016-2017Great BritainWC D1B 54011
2016-2017Manchester StormEIHL Cup CUP102224
2015-2016Nottingham PanthersEIHL 403431114
2015-2016Great BritainOGQ 34011
2015-2016Sydney Ice DogsAIHL 2867131932
2015-2016Nottingham PanthersEIHL Cup CUP102044
2015-2016Manchester StormEIHL 921224
2014-2015Dundee StarsEIHL 3730325
2014-2015Dundee StarsEIHL Cup CUP22000
2014-2015Great BritainWC D1B 52101
2013-2014Dundee StarsEIHL PLAYOFFS26011
2013-2014Dundee StarsEIHL Cup CUP1010033
2013-2014Dundee StarsEIHL 5286257
2013-2014Great BritainWC D1B 50000
2012-2013Swindon WildcatsEPIHL PLAYOFFS22000
2012-2013Swindon WildcatsEPIHL 527011718
2012-2013Great Britain U20WJC-20 D1B 510011
2011-2012Great Britain U20WJC-20 D1A 58000
2011-2012Swindon WildcatsEPIHL 51403811
2011-2012Swindon WildcatsEPIHL PLAYOFFS22000
2010-2011Great Britain U18WJC-18 D1 420022
2010-2011OHA Mavericks 1 Midget AAAOEMHL 1714141226
2010-2011Great Britain U20WJC-20 D1 50011
2009-2010OHA Midget AAAOEMHL 1314235
2009-2010Great Britain U18WJC-18 D1 54000
2008-2009Sheffield SteelhawksEngland U18 1416279
2008-2009Sheffield StormersEngland U16 1443111425
2008-2009Midlands U17EIHA Conf. U17 CUP40123
2008-2009Sheffield RapiersEngland U18 2 26549
2007-2008Midlands U15EIHA Conf. U15 CUP40112
2007-2008Sheffield StormersEngland U16 14308715
2006-2007Manchester Phoenix U16England U16 2 12145712
2006-2007North U15EIHA Conf. U15 CUP44101
2006-2007Manchester Phoenix U18England U19 2 82112
2005-2006EnglandQC Int PW CUP00000
2005-2006Midlands U13EIHA Conf. U13 CUP52101
2004-2005Midlands U13EIHA Conf. U13 CUP42000
2003-2004Midlands U11EIHA Conf. U11 CUP44000
2002-2003North U11EIHA Conf. U11 CUP52022