Sheffield Steelers take on Nottingham Panthers - it's the big one.

Sheffield Arena will be packed to the rafters on Saturday for what could be a League-title deciding game.

Tuesday, 15th March 2016, 8:21 am
Updated Tuesday, 15th March 2016, 8:26 am
Elite League run-in

Sheffield need Cardiff Devils to drop a point or two - but they are very much in with a shout of retaining the season's premier silverward.

Here are five reasons to watch Saturday's game:

Steelers - uncompromising

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1: The biggest rivalry in British hockey by a million miles, the history, the passion, the excitement of these games beat any others.

2: The Steelers are two wins away from a possible championship – can the they become the first club to win five Elite League titles? Can Paul Thompson become the first coach to win five Elite League titles?

3: Saturday will be the last HOME league game of the season – your Steelers have battled for you all year, come and cheer them on in the last game at the Arena before the play offs start next week

4: Steelers have always been a club that put the league title first. Ahead of the cup, ahead of the play off’s. The club’s DNA goes back to our first senior trophy, the 1995 league title, won in Nottingham against the Panthers. That single evening former part of the foundation of the Sheffield Steelers.

Steelers - uncompromising

Whether British National Leagues (Premier Division) Superleague or Elite League it has been the league title, the best team after 52 games, that has been our goal. On Saturday, this Steelers side that has battled on shorthanded and injured but now at full strength can try once again to create history – why wouldn’t you want to be there?

5: Have you been to a home game recently? The atmosphere has changed. It’s always been loud but now it’s louder. Bigger crowds, more noise, more cheering. More excitement, this Steelers side excites and has you on the edge of your seat. See you there, the Steelers going for a championship Vs. Nottingham Panthers, Sheffield Arena, 7.00pm.