WEEKEND PREVIEW: Storm face Panthers in Challenge Cup action!

Tickets for Storm’s upcoming Challenge Cup game against Nottingham Panthers can be ordered online HERE, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is at 19:00 Saturday 21st September.

Last weekend saw the Storm beat Belfast Giants 2-1 in overtime. The game was evenly contested and the end-to-end action was eventually halted by Jared Aulin’s backhand finish.

This Saturday sees the Storm in Challenge Cup action at home against the Nottingham Panthers.

Manchester Storm v Nottingham Panthers – Saturday 21st September – Planet Ice Altrincham (Challenge Cup) – F/O 19:00

The club currently sits joint top of the league table and the players are looking for a chance to win in the Challenge Cup win this weekend. So let’s pack the Storm Shelter this Saturday against the Panthers!

Last Saturday the boys tripped across the Pennines to play the Sheffield Steelers. The final scoreline sat 3-1 in favour of the Steelers, and the Storm will be pushing for a win tonight.

Netminder, Matt Ginn currently leads all goaltender stats with 97.06 save percentage and 1.00 GAA.

New faces to the Panthers roster include Swedish players – Adam Deutsch, Jens Jakobs and William Quist (2007 round 6 #157 overall by Edmonton Oilers)

Ex Steelers defenceman Mark Matherson and netminder, Jackson Whistle are now also icing for the Panthers. New Head Coach, Tim Wallace has given ex MK Lightning forward Georgs Golovkovs a place on the squad. Ex Fife Flyers, Brett Bulmer also joins the 2019/20 roster.

Amongst those not returning this season is GB gold medalist and fan favourite – Robert Farmer, who has transferred to DEL2 side, Lausitzer Füchse. Canadian forward, Chris Stewart has also taken the opportunity to sign for NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers. See more on Challenge Cup ticket information here.

One to watch: Sam Herr

Manchester Storm v Dundee Stars – Sunday 22nd September – Dundee Ice Arena – F/O 17:00

Following Storm’s home opener win against the Dundee Stars, the boys travel up to Dundee with hopes of a road win. You can get the webcast here.

One to watch: Elgin Pearce

MATCH NIGHT INFORMATION

● Doors open Saturday 21st September, 18:00PM

● Face-off is at 19:00PM

● Ticket information for games can be found here

● For tonight’s Shirt off the Back, you can win #75, Mathieu Gagnon’s jersey

● You can also enter the stick raffle and also win one of Gagnon’s sticks (left-handed)

● Match night raffle tickets can be purchased by match night volunteers around the rink and from the OSC

● Head over to the club’s official pub, the Station for some pre-match drinks

● 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 Sunday’s game, Storm TV have you covered, buy the webcast here

● There will be NO free skate following tonight’s game

● If you’re looking at group bookings for final game this season, contact liam@storm-office.com for more information

Don’t miss the Storm’s next home game on Saturday 28th September against the Sheffield Steelers (Challenge Cup.)Doors open at 18:00 for a 19:00 face-off.

Tickets for Storm’s upcoming Challenge Cup game against Nottingham Panthers can be ordered online HERE, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is at 19:00 Saturday 21st September.

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