NEXT HOME GAME: The Go Goodwins Manchester Storm face the Fife Flyers at the Storm Shelter in Altrincham, on Sunday 17th January (5pm face-off) in Elite League action. Tickets can be purchased online via the website, calling the box office on Tel: 0161-926-8782, or on the day at the box office.
Manchester Storm duo, Matty Davies & Davy Phillips, have both been included in GB Head Coach Pete Russell’s squad for the upcoming Olympic qualifying tournament in Cortina, Italy.
GM Neil Russell had the following to say after the announcement, “All of us at the Storm are very proud of both Davy & Matty for their GB inclusion, and we wish them both the best of luck, and indeed the whole GB team in Cortina “
Team GB take on hosts Italy, as well as Netherlands & Serbia, in the four-team tournament from 11th to 14th February 2016.
The winners will go through to the final stage of qualifying ahead of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea in 2018.
GB SQUAD FOR OLYMPIC PRE-QUALIFIERS
Ben Bowns – Cardiff Devils
Stephen Murphy – Belfast Giants
Josh Batch – Cardiff Devils
Steve Lee – Nottingham Panthers
Ben O’Connor – Sheffield Steelers
David Phillips – Manchester Storm
Mark Richardson – Cardiff Devils
Paul Swindlehurst – Nottingham Panthers
Jonathan Weaver – Telford Tigers
Jonathan Boxill – Belfast Giants
David Clarke – Nottingham Panthers
Russell Cowley – Coventry Blaze
Ben Davies – Braehead Clan
Matty Davies – Manchester Storm
Robert Dowd – Sheffield Steelers
Robert Farmer – Nottingham Panthers
Matt Haywood – Braehead Clan
Robert Lachowicz – Nottingham Panthers
Matthew Myers – Nottingham Panthers
Craig Peacock – Belfast Giants
Jonathan Phillips – Sheffield Steelers
Colin Shields – Belfast Giants