Who sits out for Sheffield Steelers tonight?

Tim Wallace
Tim Wallace
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Paul Thompson had bad news for two established Sheffield Steelers forwards tonight.

The coach, forced to drop two imports from his match-day squad in the Play Off semi final first leg, chose Tim Wallace and Matt Marquardt for the axe.

Matt Marquardt

Matt Marquardt

Neither have been dropped before, this season - so it must have been a blow for the pair.

Marquardt scored three points in his last game, at Manchester Storm, so he must have thought he was in with a good shout of playing against Guildford Flames.

Wallace has been a solid performer this season, but his points tally has been disappointing.

Both were also the victim of John Armstrong's return to the team, last weekend after 25 games out with a hand injury.

*Zack Fitzgerald and the now-departed Brady Ramsay have previously been dropped, this season.