Weekend Preview: Manchester Storm take on Helbronner Falken!

Tickets for Storm’s upcoming preseason games against Heilbronner Falken can be ordered online HERE, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is 19:00 on Saturday 31st August, and Sunday’s game starts at 17:30.

This weekend sees double header against visitors, DEL2 side, Heilbronner Falken

This weekend sees the Storm teaming up with Manchester Pride Charity for an extension on Pride weekend. The team will head onto the ice dressed in special Pride jerseys, which some of you will have seen on Wednesday night’s preseason game against EIHL side, Coventry Blaze. Hockey is for everyone, and the club would love if everyone wore pride colours and packed the Storm Shelter for this fantastic weekend!

Manchester Storm has a special weekend ticket available for anyone coming to both games. For just £20 per adult ticket, you will have access to both matches. Concession fees fall at £17.50 and children tickets are £10. 

Make sure you visit Manchester Storm Sports Store this weekend, where you can order jerseys, collect season tickets and see what else new we have to offer. The Storm Sports team have been very busy launching their new website and preparing new merch for everyone, so pop in before the games for all your Storm goodies. 

If you can’t make this weekend’s games then don’t worry, the Manchester Storm TV crew have you sorted. Buy a webcast here for £12.50. 

Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Manchester Storm OSC desk, which will be located under block 113. You can sign up for membership, check out merchandise and more. The next OSC event will be Bowling with the Storm at new sponsors, Atlantic Bowl on 24th September more details here

Please note, there will be NO free post-game skate this Saturday following the game. 

The Storm

Storm forwards Jared Aulin,  Layne Ulmer and Tyson Fawcett will be making their debut this weekend. Also stepping in will be Liam Morris. 

The Visitors

Heilbronn Falken visit the Storm Shelter, with captain Derek Damon and Head Coach Alexander Mellitzer. Mellitzer has acquired a roster of five nationalities, including Czech, Swedish and Italian. The Falken finished in 8th place out of 14 teams last season, with 74 points. 

Alex Nikiforuk is a familiar name returning to the Storm Shelter this weekend, having iced for the Nottingham Panthers 2016/17 and Coventry Blaze just last season. Also returning to the Storm Shelter will be NHL draftee, Stefan Della Rovere, former Sheffield Steelers and Clan forward. 

Stand out players for this season’s Falkens are defenceman, Brock Maschmeyer and Derek Damon. 

MATCH NIGHT INFORMATION

  • Doors open at 18:00 tonight, Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September
  • Face-off will be 19:00PM
  • Saturday’s Shirt off the Back will be #10 Dallas Ehrhardt, Sunday’s Shirt off the Back will be #1 Matt Ginn
  • Saturday’s Stick Raffle will be Dallas Ehrhardt
  • Raffle tickets can be purchased by match night volunteers around the rink
  • Ticket information for games can be found here
  • Visit  the OSC stall underneath block 113 to purchase 50/50 and Shirt off the Back tickets, also enter the match night “Chuck A Puck” competition
  • If you can’t make either of this weekend’s games, Storm TV have you covered, buy the webcast here
  • There will be NO free skate following the game this Saturday
  • If you’re looking at group bookings for final game this season, contact liam@storm-office.com for more information

Tickets for Storm’s upcoming preseason games against Heilbronner Falken can be ordered online HERE, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is 19:00 on Saturday 31st August, and Sunday’s game starts at 17:30.

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