Mid-table Storm, who came into the game on the back of four straight wins, hit the post twice and were unlucky not to have taken advantage of a flat-looking home side.
Sheffield winger Colton Fretter was also hit in the upper body by a team-mate’s shot and skated off the ice in obvious discomfort.
Patrik Valcak and Darian Dziuryznski hit both posts as Storm breezed up the ice, backed by a noisy away following.
Steelers came close a couple of times.
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Valcak gave the puck away and Robert Dowd had a decent skate and shot at goal.
And Davey Phillips, booed by the away fans, delivered a decent check on the boards on Cody Cartier.
Neither side could find the net before the first interval.