Both sides aren’t short of talent so an interesting game could be on the menu when they meet for the first time in this competition.
We’ve decided to take a look at the numbers and see what comes out to try and determine how this one could pan out.
Number of points scored by Samuel Herr in fixtures between Storm and Panthers in 2019/20 – made up of five goals and five assists
Number of games between the teams that saw the contest go into overtime or penalty shots
Number of points by Ciaran Long and Scott Simmonds for Manchester Storm so far. Long has three goals and an assist while Simmonds has a goal and three assists.
Number of Lillehammer players who should play in Tuesday’s game, with Martin Gran (Storm) up against former team-mates Brendan Ellis, Nick Dineen and Austin Cangelosi (Panthers)
Number of wins apiece for each team in Manchester from their last 12 meetings. Manchester’s wins have all come in either overtime or regulation time.