These games have been interesting to say the least, but as the Elite Series hurtles towards the play-offs, it’s incredibly tight and both these teams have played their part with some terrific wins along the way.
So, once more, let’s take a look at some of the interesting numbers that feature Tim Wallace and Ryan Finnerty’s sides as they prepare to share the ice once more.
Face off difference for Nottingham Panthers’ Austin Cangelosi, who has won 101, but lost 65 in the Series
Number of Manchester Storm powerplay goals, the most of any team in the competition, scored by seven different players. Ciaran Long has four of them.
Number of points Nottingham Panthers have picked up in their last four games as part of a run of three wins in their last four games
Manchester’s number 9, Ben Lake, is the only player from either of these teams to be in the top five of most penalty minutes, with 23 in the box. That’s only six behind overall leader Davey Phillips of Sheffield Steelers with 29.
Nottingham’s Christophe Boivin is on an eight-game scoring streak, picking up 13 points along the way and putting him joint third in points with two other players, including Scott Simmonds of Manchester Storm