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STORM ANNOUNCE PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE, TAKE ON INTERNATIONAL OPPOSITION!

Manchester Storm are thrilled to confirm the 2024/25 pre-season home schedule taking place between Saturday 24th August 2024 to Saturday 31st August 2024. This pre-season we will see familiar Elite League rivals alongside exciting international opposition as new Head Coach Mike Flanagan prepares his side ahead of the 24/25 EIHL campaign. Tickets for all home…

LEAGUE LEADING GOALTENDER EVAN WENINGER RETURNS TO MANCHESTER!

Manchester Storm are excited to confirm the return of Canadian netminder Evan Weninger for the 2024-25 EIHL campaign. The All-Star shot stopper had a phenomenal rookie campaign in the EIHL and was a hugely influential member of the squad last season. In 47 starts, Weninger had a remarkable .929 SV%, which set a new franchise…

A NEW CHAPTER BEGINS WITH HEAD COACH MIKE FLANAGAN!

Manchester Storm are delighted to confirm the vastly experienced Mike Flanagan as Head Coach, joining from EK Zell am See of the AlpsHL. The 55-year-old Canadian will be revisiting the UK after nearly 30 years. The former defenceman represented Slough Jets in the BHL on 35 occasions, before joining Telford Tigers in the EPIHL for…

SEASON TICKET GENERAL SALE – TUESDAY 21st MAY 2024!

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce our 2024/25 season ticket package will be on general sale from Tuesday 21st May. If you’re a current Manchester Storm season ticket holder and looking to renew for the upcoming 2024/25 Elite League season – our renewal platform is now LIVE! You can visit the platform HERE, please enter the password gostorm2024 to gain…

New Challenge Cup format for 2024/25

The Elite Ice Hockey League is pleased to confirm a new format for the 2024/25 Challenge Cup, agreed by its 10 teams as planning begins for the new season. Under the new format, 10 teams will compete across two groups for places in the Semi-Finals. “The biggest feedback for improvement in the 2022 Fan Survey…

THANK YOU GINNER

The fantastic five year affiliation between Matt Ginn and Manchester Storm has today come to an end, as our Head Coach has accepted an exciting opportunity in North America. Ginn first signed with the Storm in 2018 and had a solid rookie EIHL campaign posting a .909 SV% and 3.27 GAA. The following season, Ginn…

THANKYOU MIKEY: MIKEY KOROL RETIRES FROM PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY

The Manchester Storm organisation would like to wish Michael Korol all the best in his retirement following the conclusion of the 2023/24 Elite League season and thank him for all of his efforts on and off the ice during his time with the club. Mikey signed his first professional contract with the club ahead of…

2024/25 Season Commercial Opportunities With The Storm

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce 2024/25 season commercial sponsorship packages are now available! The commercial aspect of the club is one of high importance, it opens up much needed revenue streams and creates the opportunity to challenge the ‘big budget’ sides that make up the UK’s Elite League. Last season Matt Ginn and his…

IN DEPTH PREVIEW: PLAYOFF QUARTER FINAL VS FLAMES

What to Expect – Storm face Guildford Flames in playoff Quarter Finals action! Manchester Storm are back Saturday 13th April 2024 taking on Guildford Flames in #Playoff Quarter Final action! It all comes down to this – Doors open 6PM for a 7PM start. Here is your guide to the Manchester Storm’s first round matchup this weekend verses the Guildford…

PLAYOFF QUARTER FINAL THIS SATURDAY – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

MANCHESTER STORM VS GUILDFORD FLAMES  – PLAYOFF QUARTER FINAL – SATURDAY 13TH APRIL 2024 @ 19:00 – PLANET ICE ALTRINCHAM Manchester Storm are back Saturday 13th April 2024 taking on Guildford Flames in #Playoff Quarter Final action! It all comes down to this – Doors open 6PM for a 7PM start. Following a fourth placed league…

2024/25 SEASON TICKET PRICING AND INFORMATION

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce full details on the 2024/25 Elite League season ticket package. As we approach the end of the 2023/24 season, there’s much to play for as the team lock in and battle to punch their ticket to the 2024 #Playoff Finals weekend – meanwhile, the off-ice teams preparations for the…

BEGINNERS GUIDE TO THE ELITE LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

What’s happening this weekend? It’s north versus south in the Elite League playoff quarter-finals, as Storm take on the Guildford Flames for a place in finals weekend. The home leg takes place this Saturday, 13th April – doors open at 6pm for a 7pm face-off. We expect this game to be a third sell-out in a row…