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TOUGH NIGHT AT THE OFFICE RESULTS IN GIANT VICTORY FOR BELFAST

A disappointing home performance by the Storm saw the in-form Belfast Giants leave Altrincham with deserved 6-1 victory. A hugely entertaining opening period saw very few whistles and no minor penalties called, as the referees kept their whistles out of proceedings. The heavy forechecking tactic deployed by the Storm backfired when an out of place…

Preview: Pride game against Belfast Giants tonight

Manchester Storm vs Belfast Giants – Saturday 15th January 2022 @19:00 – Planet Ice Altrincham Manchester Storm are delighted to welcome you to the second annual EIHL Pride themed game at the Storm Shelter. Storm will chase EIHL points this Saturday on home ice against visitors, Belfast Giants.  One of the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ charities,…

STORM PARTNER WITH LEADING UK LGBTQ+ CHARITY, MANCHESTER PRIDE

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce the club are partnering up with one of the UK’s leading LGBTQ+ charities, Manchester Pride, for our upcoming fixture against Belfast Giants. The game is part of the league wide campaign in which the EIHL continue to promote the message that ice hockey is a safe space for LGBTQ+…

Storm announce contract extension for ‘Cash’ + Injury Update Wilson & Ginn

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce a contract extension for veteran netminder Jason Bacashihua. Signed in mid-November, Bacashihua has started eight times for the Storm posting a consistent .901 SV% and 3.01 GAA – as the American goaltender stepped in for the injured Matt Ginn. Unfortunately, despite only returning to action on New Years Eve, Ginn…

Storm narrowly miss out despite heroic effort against the Devils

An outstanding effort by the Storm would somehow go unrewarded, as some poor decision-making by the referees and fortune for the Devils gave them the 6-5 victory. A pulsating first period saw very few stoppages throughout and an excellent quickfire opening goal from Critchlow brought the home supporters to their feet in the third minute…

PREVIEW: Storm chase points against Cardiff Devils this Saturday

Manchester Storm vs Cardiff Devils – Saturday 8th January 2022 @19:00 – Planet Ice Altrincham Cardiff Devils will now travel to Altrincham instead of Dundee Stars, who have been placed into covid protocol. Read more information here. Anyone who bought tickets for Saturday ahead of the fixture change announcement will still be able to gain…

Storm to face Devils on Saturday, Stars reassigned to COVID-19 protocol

Storm to face Devils on Saturday, Stars reassigned to COVID-19 protocol The Dundee Stars have been reassigned to COVID-19 protocol as a precautionary measure, pending confirmatory testing. Therefore, the following games are postponed: – 5 Jan Dundee Stars vs. Nottingham Panthers (Game 96) – 8 Jan Manchester Storm vs. Dundee Stars (Game 125) – 9…

IMPORTANT UPDATE | STORM AWAY FIXTURE

The Cardiff Devils are scheduled to play the Glasgow Clan on Saturday but under Scottish Government Covid protocol, they are required to stay in isolation for 10 days, which makes them unavailable for the 8th January in Cardiff. Saturday’s scheduled home game is required to be played behind closed doors, and rather than switching opponents and…

STORM convincingly DEFEAT PANTHERS, MOVE TO FOURTH IN LEAGUE

The new year was welcomed in by a sizeable Storm crowd, as the returning Matt Ginn shutout the visiting Nottingham Panthers to backstop a well-deserved 4-0 victory. The initial stages of the first period were controlled largely by the visitors, as their heavy forechecking effort pinned the hosts deep in their zone for the opening…

Blaze placed in COVID-19 protocol, Storm step in today

Blaze placed in COVID-19 protocol, Storm step in today (Friday 31st December, 2021)   Following pre-departure testing, the Coventry Blaze have been placed into COVID-19 protocol as a precautionary measure. Therefore, their game today in Nottingham is postponed. The Manchester Storm have agreed to play in Nottingham at 4pm today. The Elite League would like…

TICKET UPDATE | SHEFFIELD STEELERS

Planet Ice have now added two games to their ticketing system in which Sheffield Steelers fans can swap their tickets too following the change of opponent on #NewYearsDay. If you are a Sheffield fan who has purchased a ticket to our #NewYearsDay fixture, please contact the Planet Ice Box Office on 0161-926-8782 as soon as…

MANCHESTER TO PLAY NOTTINGHAM ON NEW YEARS DAY

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce the club WILL play on New Years Day after it was agreed the Nottingham Panthers would make the trip to the Storm Shelter on Saturday 1st January 2022. As the news broke that the Sheffield Steelers would enter covid protocol, the club immediately began to look for a replacement…