WEEKEND PREVIEW: Friday Challenge Cup Game Against Steelers!

Tickets for Storm’s upcoming Challenge Cup game against Sheffield Steelers can be ordered online HERE, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is at 19:30 on Friday 18th October.

This weekend sees Friday night Challenge Cup game at home against the Sheffield Steelers. On Saturday the Storm boys fly to Belfast for double header against the Giants. 

Please note, this Challenge Cup game is not included in the price of your season ticket. You can view Challenge Cup ticket information here.

Manchester Storm Official Supporters Club

Last Sunday, with no away game, the club’s Official Supporters Club hosted their successful event ‘Quiz with the Storm.’ It was a brilliant event, with the quiz hosted by Router 66 Speed Quizzing. Stay tuned for future OSC events.

During the game this Friday, head over to the OSC stall under block 113 if you are interested in our Match Night packages, including watch warmups from the bench, have a tour of the locker rooms and more. 

There’s still a chance for you to whip up a jersey via own and loan this season. You can choose to own and loan your favourite players jersey, or own and loan as a gift for your loved ones. Click here for more information! 

Manchester Storm v Sheffield Steelers – Friday 18th October – Planet Ice Altrincham-  F/O 19:30

This Friday sees Challenge Cup action against visitors, the Sheffield Steelers. Following a 5-2 win last time the Steelers visited the Storm Shelter, you can be sure to expect a competitive game. 

This is the perfect opportunity to head straight from work and start your weekend the right way! Why not bring a friend from work, who has never seen a game before? 

The visitors 

Last weekend the Steelers saw a 4 point weekend, with wins against Fife Flyers (10-2) and the Dundee Stars (6-3). 

Marc O. Vallerand is currently sitting top in the EIHL player stats, with 16 points across 8 games. He currently also holds top position for goals scored so far. 


  • Doors open Friday 18th October at 18:30PM
  • Face-off is at 19:30PM
  • Ticket information for games can be found here
  • Check out Storm Sports Store to get all your Storm merchandise, hockey equipment and more
  • Please note, there will be no post game skate this Friday
  • This Friday, enter our weekly Shirt off the Back draw, you can win netminder, Matt Ginn’s jersey
  • This Friday, one of Adam Hughesman’s sticks is also up for grabs when you enter the stick raffle (left-handed)
  • Match night raffle tickets can be purchased by match night volunteers around the rink and from the OSC – who are located under block 113
  • Visit  the OSC stall to purchase 50/50 and Shirt off the Back tickets, also enter the match night “Chuck A Puck” competition or sign up to the Supporters Club for the season
  • Meeting friends before the game? Head over to the club’s official pub, the Station for some pre-match drinks
  • If you can’t make Friday’s game, Storm TV have you covered, buy the webcast here
  • If you’re looking at group bookings for games this season, contact liam@storm-office.com for more information

Manchester Storm v Belfast Giants – 19th-20th October – SSE Arena 

The Storm boys travel to Belfast for the first time to face the Giants twice. Last time the two teams faced each other, the Storm beat Giants in overtime, the final score 2-1. 

If you’re not making the trip over to Belfast this weekend, you can get the webcast here.

Photo by All Sports Photography

Following Friday’s game against the Steelers, our next home game falls on Saturday 26th October against visitors, Belfast Giants (EIHL game)

Tickets for Storm’s upcoming Challenge Cup game against Sheffield Steelers can be ordered online HERE, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is at 19:30 on the 18th October.