Sheffield Steelers: injury update - winger on crutches

Brandon Whistle has severe bruising to his foot - but an X-ray has revealed there is no fracture.

Tuesday, 21st August 2018, 8:21 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st August 2018, 8:25 am
Brandon Whistle helped off the ice. Pic: Dean Woolley

The young winger is on crutches and won't be on the ice much for the rest of Sheffield Steelers' training camp.

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But the club was relieved to hear there was no break, after he suffered a puck injury against Swedish side Timra IK, last weekend.

Whistle will face a race against time to be fit for the opening match of the season, on September 1, at Nottingham Panthers in the Challenge Cup.