Sheffield Steelers opened with a 3-2 win over Nottingham Panthers on Saturday, but fell to a last minute 5-4 loss to Manchester Storm a day later, while Blaze were edged out in overtime by Storm then recovered to beat Panthers 3-1 on Sunday.
Now they go head to head so we’ve picked out some interesting facts to whet the appetite before the game
Number of Sheffield Steelers’ home games since they played beyond the regulation 60 minutes
Number of points by Robert Dowd (5+4), Brendan Connolly (3+6) and Charles Corcoran (4+5) picked up in meetings between Steelers and Blaze in 2019/20
Liam Kirk’s two goals on Saturday against Nottingham Panthers was the first time he’s scored twice in one game for the Steelers
Blaze have had six powerplay opportunities, but have scored only two so far – a conversion rate of 33.3%. Sam Duggan and Simen Andre Edvardsen were the men to get the goals for them so far.