Nottingham Panthers 2-4 Sheffield Steelers

Sheffield Steelers took a huge leap towards the Elite League title tonight.

Saturday, 12th March 2016, 22:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th March 2016, 22:11 pm
Elite League run-in

They overpowered Nottingham Panthers 4-2 at the NIC.

Paul Thompson's men got off to a fifth-minute goal start, through Jeff Legue.

Elite League rivalry

Mathieu Roy added a double at 25;39 and 31;55.

Panthers hit back with two from Juraj Kolnik within five minutes.

At 3-2, the match could have gone either way.

But an empty net goal from Tyler Mosienko with 48 seconds left ensured Steelers' points.

Elite League rivalry

Tomorrow they hope to add two more championship points, at home to Coventry Blaze.

RESULTS

Saturday 12th March

Elite League

Braehead Clan 8 Manchester Storm 3

Cardiff Devils 5 Belfast Giants 2

Edinburgh Capitals 2 Dundee Stars 10

Nottingham Panthers 2 Sheffield Steelers 4

FIXTURES

Sunday 13th March

Elite League

Cardiff Devils v Belfast Giants – 6.00pm

Dundee Stars v Edinburgh Capitals – 6.30pm

Fife Flyers v Nottingham Panthers – 6.30pm

Manchester Storm v Braehead Clan – 5.00pm

Sheffield Steelers v Coventry Blaze – 5.00pm