Elite Challenge Cup: quarter-finals

The full line-up for the quarter-finals of the Elite Challenge Cup is now known after the group stages came to a conclusion on Sunday night.

Group A winners Belfast Giants face Manchester Storm who finished fourth in Group B. Braehead Clan, who claimed second spot in Group A, take on Nottingham Panthers, the third-placed team from Group B.

Last season’s winners Cardiff Devils finished second in Group B and they go head-to-head with Dundee Stars, who took third place in Group A.

Group B winners Sheffield Steelers will take on Fife Flyers, who finished fourth in Group A.


Belfast Giants v Manchester Storm
Braehead Clan v Nottingham Panthers
Cardiff Devils v Dundee Stars
Sheffield Steelers v Fife Flyers

Ties will take place over two legs, with an aggregate scoreline deciding the winner. Overtime and penalty shots will be used in the second leg if the aggregate score is level.

The highest-seeded club in each tie will have the choice to play their home or away leg first. Dates for the ties will be announced in due course.

(Image permission: RJD Photography)

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