Sheffield Steelers ready for Finnish rivals

Paul Thompson - Sheffield Steelers coach

Paul Thompson - Sheffield Steelers coach

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Sheffield Steelers were on the ice at 10am today as they completed preparations for tonight’s game with Finnish giants JYP Jyväskylä in the Champions Hockey League.

Coach Paul Thompson said the team had benefitted from another week’s training and conditioning and he said they were determined to put on a show for Sheffield Arena fans (5pm.)

It is a daunting task after losing 0-3 to them, last week.

It will be first competitive action on the Arena pad for all Sheffield’s new players.

Meanwhile, other British Elite League teams were in action in domestic and international games.

RESULTS

Saturday 29th August

Cardiff Devils 7 Coventry Blaze 0

Dundee Stars 6 Edinburgh Capitals 2

Fife Flyers 4 Belfast Giants 4

Manchester Storm 5 Nottingham Panthers 4 (After Penalty Shootout)

Champions Hockey League

Braehead Clan 1 Vaxjo Lakers (Sweden) 3

FIXTURES

Sunday 30th August

Coventry Blaze v Cardiff Devils – 5.15pm

Dundee Stars v Belfast Giants – 4.00pm

Edinburgh Capitals v Fife Flyers – 5.30pm

Peterborough Phantoms (EPL) v Manchester Storm – 5.30pm

Nottingham Panthers v Braehead Clan – 6.00pm

Champions Hockey League

Sheffield Steelers v JYP Jyvaskyla (Finland) – 5.00pm

Wednesday 2nd September

Coventry Blaze v Telford Tigers (EPL) – 7.30pm

Manchester Storm v Sheffield Steelers – 7.30pm