Sheffield Steelers planning to avenge Minsk defeat

Sheffield Steelers have had seven years to reach the level of Friday night's opponents Minsk in Denmark.

Wednesday, 15th November 2017, 12:35 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 7:19 pm
Sheffield Steelers' Robert Dowd. Picture: Dean Woolley

In 2010, they were beaten 4-1 by them, in the same Continental Cup in France.

Matt Hubbauer scored a consolation goal near the end, in a team featuring two surviving modern day squad members, Robert Dowd and Jonathan Phillips.

Meanwhile The Star asked the Elite League to comment on rumours of financial uncertainty at bottom club Edinburgh Capitals.

A spokesman said: “We understand the Capitals are undergoing a re-structuring process within their business and they will update the EIHL Board at their next meeting on 28th November.”

The spokesman guaranteed that “Edinburgh will continue in the league this season.”

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