Belfast Giants v Sheffield Steelers: The Numbers

This Saturday the Stena Line Belfast Giants play host to the Sheffield Steelers at the Odyssey Arena, face-off 7pm followed by a trip to Coventry on Sunday. Saturday’s game against the Steelers will be the first meeting of these two organisations in the 2013/14 season with Coventry having already visited Belfast and come away with the two points in September. Now is your chance to get ready for two huge Elite League games this weekend with ‘The Numbers’:

All Time Record (Win-Loss-Overtime Loss-Shootout Loss-Draw)
vs Sheffield: 54-40-2-3-10, 339 goals for, 313 goals against
vs Coventry: 35-28-6-1-9, 246 goals for, 237 goals against

Last 10 Games (Wins-Loss-Overtime Loss-Draw)
vs Sheffield: 7-3-0-1
vs Coventry: 8-1-1-0

Netminder
Stephen Murphy all time stats as a Giant against Sheffield: 25 games, 14-8-1-2, .893 SV%, 2.71 GAA, 1 SO

Giants all time stats vs Sheffield
Mason – 16 games, 4 goals, 5 assists = 9 points
Sandrock – 8 games, 0 goals, 6 assists = 6 points
Garside – 13 games, 3 goals, 6 assists = 9 points
Keefe – 13 games, 1 goal, 3 assist = 4 points
Lloyd – 12 games, 4 goals, 3 assists = 7 points

Ex-Giants Now Steelers
– Robert Dowd stats as a Giant: 53 games (81st in the all time standings), 40 goals (21st), 38 assists (42nd) for 78 points (32nd), 57 PIMs (73rd)
– Chad Langlais stats as a Giant: 19 games (tied 122nd all time), 4 goals (98th), 10 assists (tied 100th), 14 points (103rd), 45 PIMS (87th)

Head Coaches
– Doug Christiansen’s record as Giants coach: 186 games, 137 wins (74%), 3 games behind Dave Whistle for all time lead, 32 wins ahead of Whistle for all time lead.
– Doug Christiansen’s all time coaching record: 360 games, 202 wins (56%)

– Paul Adey’s record as Giants coach: 8 games, 6 wins (75%)
– Paul Adey’s all time coaching record: 391 games, 224 wins (57%)

Tickets for Saturday’s game against the Sheffield Steelers are available from the Odyssey Arena Box Office in person or by calling (028) 9073 9074 and online from www.ticketmaster.ie.

All statistics provided by Alan Hamilton – official statistician of the Stena Line Belfast Giants. You can follow ‘Belfast Giants Stats’ on Facebook and Twitter.

He's back! Doug Christiansen returns to Belfast on Saturday night! Here's all the stats you need to know – http://t.co/8ktgvfv6aa

— Belfast Giants Stats (@GiantsStats) October 10, 2013

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