Match Preview: Storm Face Guildford Flames on New Year’s Day!

We face Guildford Flames on Wednesday 1st January in EIHL action! Get tickets here, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is at 17:30.

Join us in the Storm Shelter this New Year’s Day, for the battle of North v South, as your Goodwin Group Manchester Storm face visitors Guildford Flames. Tickets are selling fast for this event so order in advance online or turn up for doors on the day.

Manchester Storm v Guildford Flames – Wednesday 1st January – Planet Ice Altrincham –  F/O 17:30 (doors open 16:30)

Expect a competitive game as the Guildford Flames visit the Storm Shelter for the first time this season. The last time the two teams faced each other away in Guildford, the Storm won 3-1, with goals from Fawcett, Aulin and Hope.

Flames currently sit in the middle of the EIHL table with 31 points.

Team News

Lee Bonner from Hull Pirates will be icing for the Storm for our Winter Classic. Bonner currently has 44 points in 28 games for the Pirates and we look forward to welcoming him to the Storm Shelter.

Winter Classic Jerseys

The team will be wearing special Winter Classic jerseys. These are a throwback to last year’s design, with some changes made. This was designed by Andrew Duxbury Design and commissioned by our jersey partners, Dunamis Sportswear.

Shirt off the Back

Tonight’s Shirt off the Back will be British forward #27 Finlay Ulrick. You can get raffle tickets from our match night sellers around the rink and under block 113 at the OSC desk.

For £1 a strip we also have forward #18 Big Game Layne Ulmer’s Alternate jersey up for grabs at tonight’s game.

Winners will be drawn during the 3rd period.

MATCH NIGHT INFORMATION

  • Doors open Wednesday 1st January at 16:30PM
  • Face-off is at 17:30PM
  • Ticket information for games can be found here
  • Check out Storm Sports Store to get all your Manchester Storm merch and more
  • Visit Storm Sports website here
  • Enter the weekly Shirt off the Back Raffle. This time you can win Finlay Ulrick and Layne Ulmer game worn jerseys
  • Match night raffle tickets can be purchased by match night volunteers around the rink and from the OSC – who are located under block 113
  • Visit  the OSC stall to purchase 50/50 and Shirt off the Back tickets, also enter the match night “Chuck A Puck” competition or sign up to the Supporters Club for the season
  • Meeting friends before the game? The club’s official pub, the Station is the place to go for some pre-match drinks
  • If you can’t make the game, Storm TV have you covered, buy the webcast here
  • If you’re looking at group bookings for games this season, contact [email protected] for more information

Don’t forget we have double header home games this weekend as the Storm look to take some crucial points. On Saturday 4th January we face the Cardiff Devils, face-off time 19:00 and Sunday 5th January we face Nottingham Panthers, for a 17:30 face-off time. 

We face Guildford Flames on Wednesday 1st January in EIHL action! Get tickets here, or by calling the Box Office on 0161 926 8782. Face-off is at 17:30.