The Numbers Game: Panthers vs Storm

The start of a new week begins, for Manchester Storm, as they ended the last one – with a tough game and the need to pick up two points.

Storm don’t have time to reflect on Sunday’s game with Sheffield Steelers as their attention is immediately turned to Nottingham Panthers.

Previous games have been interesting, but as always, we dig out the important numbers to help set the scene.

7

Manchester Storm have picked up seven points out of eight in their four ‘away’ games in the Elite Series so far, following Sunday’s win over Sheffield Steelers

4

Number of goals Manchester Storm have scored in the last ten minutes of regulation game in their last two games

Also the number of powerplay goals by Ciaran Long of Manchester Storm, the most of any player in the Elite Series at this point.

Number of assists by Austin Cangelosi in this fixture so far, the highest number of points by a player in either team so far.

10

The number of players on both teams who have picked up at least a point in the previous two fixtures between Panthers and Storm

Sean Bonar has had plenty of action in the competition (PHOTO: Mark Ferriss)

421

Minutes played by Manchester Storm goalie Sean Bonar in the tournament so far, the most of any netminder in the Elite Series so far

17.24

Percentage of Nottingham Panthers’ powerplay conversion in the tournament so far, the worst of the four teams

64.29

Manchester Storm’s penalty killing percentage, which is the poorest record of the four teams in the Elite Series as things stand

0

No players from either team have scored a shorthanded goal in the competition so far

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