How the hockey world reacted to Liam Kirk being drafted by the NHL's Arizona Coyotes

Liam Kirk, in action for Sheffield Steelers against Cardiff Devils in 2017-18. Picture: Dean Woolley.
Liam Kirk, in action for Sheffield Steelers against Cardiff Devils in 2017-18. Picture: Dean Woolley.
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THERE was an overwhelming sense of pride among British hockey fans on Saturday night after Sheffield Steelers' winger Liam Kirk was picked by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2018 NHL Draft.

Here we provide a small sample of the way fans as well as 18-year-old Kirk's fellow players and colleagues reacted to his big move to North America.