Video: Sheffield Steelers expect a canny opponent in Manchester Storm

Steelers expect a well-drilled counter-attack display from Manchester Storm on Saturday.

Friday, 14th September 2018, 3:03 pm
Updated Friday, 14th September 2018, 3:07 pm
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heffield coach Paul Thompson said: "They play a very defensive system, it sits back in a 1-4 and tries to frustrate teams.

And if you play into his trap, they have the talent to come away and make things happen offensively."

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Thompson, looking for a third win on the bounce, added: "They are a good team, I watched their game in Nottingham, I have to say Manchester played really well."

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He said Storm have endured injury problems, last yar's top scorer Mike Hammond had been out of the line up.

"They are like they were last year, a highly skilled team that can make things happen in the offensive zone.

"Finner (Ryan Finnerty) is going to want to come here and win a hockey game, it's as simple as that" he said.