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Top ice hockey referee to take a rest from the game on medical advice

Top ice hockey referee to take a rest from the game on medical advice

By Alex Briggs England’s most respected ice hockey referee who has officiated for 20 years has decided to rest for the remainder of this season due to health concerns. Tom Darnell, 36, took to Twitter to announce the bad news, saying: “Based on medical advice I’ve had to call time on this season.” At 36, Darnell still has age on his side if […]

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Steelers succumb to second Challenge Cup loss in two years

Steelers succumb to second Challenge Cup loss in two years

  By Alex Briggs The Cardiff Devils showed their Championship winning credentials as they came from behind to defeat the Sheffield Steelers in the Challenge Cup final.

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Bad blood threatens to overshadow ice hockey Challenge Cup final

Bad blood threatens to overshadow ice hockey Challenge Cup final

By Alex Briggs Ice Arena Wales will play host to the Challenge Cup Final on Sunday as the Sheffield Steelers take on the Cardiff Devils in a winner takes all match-up. A game that may well be overshadowed by the controversial build-up has all the ingredients for a tasty final between two aggressive sides. Scott Antcliffe, Sheffield Steelers reporter, spoke […]

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Steelers looking to stay hot on the Devils’ tails

Steelers looking to stay hot on the Devils’ tails

By Alex Briggs Two vital matches for the Sheffield Steelers against the Nottingham Panthers and Fife Flyers could make or break their title aspirations. For the first time since being dumped out of the Challenge Cup, Nottingham return to the arena looking for revenge. Sheffield were aided by the Panthers’ midweek dismantling of the first-placed Cardiff Devils in a game that gave […]

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New signing in the works for the Steelers

Courtesy of Dean Woolley @Woolster80

By Alex Briggs Head Coach Paul Thompson has hinted at the possibility of adding to the Sheffield Steelers roster over the coming weeks following the double-header defeat to Belfast. Having played with one fewer import than the limit allows for the first three quarters of the season, games are hotting up and the competition for places could help the side. Following […]

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Title hopes take a ‘Giant’ setback for the Sheffield Steelers

Courtesy of Dean Woolley @woolster80

By Alex Briggs Back to back Elite League Champions, the Sheffield Steelers, had a weekend to forget following the double-header defeat to title rivals Belfast Giants. It was guaranteed to be a tough set of fixtures for both sides given the importance of getting the two points and the standard of opposition. Belfast, who sat in second place, were looking […]

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Sheffield Steelers vs Belfast Giants: LIVE

Sheffield Steelers vs Belfast Giants: LIVE

By Alex Briggs Saturday night sees the first of Sheffield’s Elite League double-header weekend against the Belfast Giants at the Sheffield Arena. Anthems done, puck drop to come. Less than a minute in and already two stoppages as both sides go off-side. 1:06 gone in the first period and the Steelers head to the Powerplay. Mark Garside sits for two […]

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Sheffield in search of Challenge Cup glory

Courtesy of: Alex Brggs @al_briggs15

By Alex Briggs Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena will host British Ice Hockey’s biggest rivalry as the Panthers welcome Paul Thompson and his Sheffield Steelers in the Challenge Cup semi-final. Sheffield find themselves with home ice advantage as the first leg away from home means they will be in familiar territory should the game go South. Captain Moran says the team is […]

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Steelers close the gap at the top following 3-point weekend

Courtesy of Cardiff Devils

By Alex Briggs The Sheffield Steelers have begun their assault on top of the table Cardiff after an overtime loss to the Braehead Clan and a regulation victory over the Devils. Sitting in third, the Sheffield Steelers entered the weekend in search of vital points if they still had hopes of claiming a third consecutive championship. A full strength Sheffield […]

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