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Ice Hockey: How former coach Mike Blaisdell is still influencing the Sheffield Steelers - 14 years after he left the Steel City

It's 14 years since Mike Blaisdell was at the helm at Sheffield Steelers - but 'Blazer' will also have had an influence on the club when it faces off for the 2018-19 season.
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Liam Kirk - Made in Sheffield

A new ice age dawns for Sheffield Ice Hockey programme - and Ron Shudra is part of it

A new era has begun at Sheffield’s ice hockey academy after members voted in changes they hope will improve their chances of finding the next Liam Kirk-style prospect.

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Steelers' Levi Nelson in action against Belfast Giants.

Exclusive: Levi Nelson reveals he won’t be playing for Sheffield Steelers again

Fans favourite Levi Nelson has hung up the skates and will not play for Sheffield Steelers again.

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Eric Neiley

Sheffield Steelers’ old boy gives insight on the incoming new imports

Eric Neiley believes Sheffield Steelers fans may well be in for a treat when all the new recruits are revealed.

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Josh McFadden

Sheffield Steelers: Simmsey on Josh McFadden and the Andreas Jamtin ‘codswallop’

Lots to talk about this week, new players coming in, old players having a whinge and the latest in the Ben O’Connor story.

Andreas Jamtin

Ice hockey star’s bizarre belief: Sheffield Steelers should copy moneybags Manchester City

Andreas Jamtin has sent a barbed message about the quality and organisation of British ice hockey, after ‘discovering’ that his time with Sheffield Steelers is over.

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Josh McFadden

No Joshing - Sheffield Steelers sign ‘High IQ’ defenceman

Sheffield Steelers started the transformation of their defence today by signing Canadian blueliner Josh McFadden.

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Ron Shudra

Save our Shudras: Sheffield Steelers and junior ice hockey must take heed

Rocket Ron Shudra joining the Nottingham ice hockey programme?

Ron Shudra - a Steeler in Nottingham?

Sheffield ice hockey: Steelers legend Ron Shudra could jump ship for Nottingham amid suspensions and rifts in junior programme

Sheffield Ice Hockey Academy will reach a milestone on Wednesday as a faction within its ranks tries to force a management change amid membership suspensions and claims of divisions.

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Ben O'Connor - trying to say positive

Sheffield Steelers will keep a spot open for Ben O’Connor...for a while

Sheffield Steelers were quick to put a metaphorical arm around the shoulders of Ben O’Connor when his dream move to the prestige KHL fell through.

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Ben O'Connor

Sheffield Steelers star is "gutted" after moneyspinning move falls through.

Ben O'Connor's lucrative deal with Kazakh side Barys Astana in the KHL has collapsed.
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No surrender: GB goalie Bowns shuts the door

Sheffield Steelers, Cardiff Devils, team-spirit...and the top three goalies in the Elite League

The team which can boast the best goaltender in the League at the end of the season, generally ends up with the top honours.
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Eric Neiley - a new life in Florida

Some Guys Have All The Luck : Rod Stewart’s son pulls out of move to Sheffield Steelers

Tonight’s the night - to borrow the title of a Rod Stewart song - that Steelers were hoping to announce the signing of the crooner’s son Liam.

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Josh Pitt in action

Steelers’ new boy can’t wait to sample pressure-cooker vibe in Sheffield

Newly-signed sharp-shooter Josh Pitt says he cannot wait to feel the pressure that comes with winning trophies.

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Josh Pitt signs for the Steelers

Sheffield Steelers unveil first new import forward

Josh Pitt today became the first new import skater signed by Sheffield Steelers this season.

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Rob Wilson - on the prowl

Former Sheffield Steeler Rob Wilson would love to have Liam Kirk at Peterborough Petes in Canada

Rob Wilson, the former Steelers’ captain, is casting an opportunistic eye in the direction of Sheffield winger Liam Kirk, whose name is in the NHL entry draft.

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Liam Kirk'. Picture by Dean Woolley

Sheffield Steelers prospect will need mental strength to face NHL draft challenge says team-mate

Liam Kirk has the physical tools to crack the north American hockey circuit - but he must also find the resolve to conquer a different set of mental challenges.

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Ben O'Connor - off to Kazakhstan

Sheffield Steelers’ loss is a big one - but we’ll recruit well says d-man Davey

Davey Phillips says he was hugely disappointed to learn that linemate Ben O’Connor was leaving Sheffield Steelers - but is also pleased that his pal has landed such a lucrative career contract.

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Welcome back: Mark Matheson

Sheffield Steelers’ own ‘Mo Farah’ will be on new EIHL season’s starting line

Mark Matheson, the super-cool defenceman who was Sheffield’s top import performer last year, has signed on the dotted line for another season at Steelers.

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John Armstrong scores a dramatic overtime winner

Sheffield Steelers: Danish treat may be hard to resist for John Armstrong

Steelers expect to have to overcome competition from Scandinavia if they are to re-sign John Armstrong.

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