Ice Hockey: Steelers look to focus on offense against Hull

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Sheffield Steelers will hope to re-focus their offensive firepower at iceSheffield tomorrow night (7.30pm.)

While they cracked 10 past Edinburgh Capitals last Saturday, their accuracy was criticised by coach Doug Christiansen in the following night’s 4-3 loss at Dundee Stars.

Tomorrow, they play Hull Stingrays, who have conceded five goals, on average, per game so far. Hull won’t be coming as Challenge Cup fall-guys though.

They beat Braehaed Clan 5-2 this month and have two on-form players in ex Steeler Derek Campbell and Jason Silverthorn.

Christiansen said his team “didn’t bury our chances” at Dundee.

“Two weekends running we have won one and lost one and that’s not a habit we want to be getting into.

“At least we have a game on Wednesday to get the defeat one out of the system.”

Steelers travel to Nottingham Panthers on Saturday in the Challenge Cup and welcome back ex coach Ryan Finnerty on Sunday, with Braehead (5pm.)

* Sheffield Steeldogs were hammered 11-2 at Manchester on Sunday, although they won 7-4 at Bracknell Bees the night before.

Steeldogs host Peterborough Phantoms on Saturday, 7.30pm.