Swindlehurst Returns For A Third Season!

SEASON TICKETS: The Go Goodwins Manchester Storm are pleased to announce that season tickets for the 2017/18 Elite Ice Hockey League season are now available to purchase. Season Tickets can be ordered online by clicking here, by calling the box office on 0161 926 8782, or in person at the box office.

Manchester Storm are delighted to announce the return of British defenceman Paul Swindlehurst for the 2017/18 season.

The 24-year-old has become a key player for the Storm in the last couple of seasons and news of his commitment to next season broke at the fans forum on Tuesday.

The reaction was very positive with fans delighted to see him back in the Storm Shelter and ready to play a part under Ryan Finnerty.

And the new Storm coach was delighted to bring Swindlehurst back and reckons he’s a player he can lean on.

’Swinny’ is a player that I’ve enjoyed watching in my time in the Elite League and has gradually improved every time I’ve seen him,” Finnerty said.

“He has great composure, does the little things really well and the sort of player you can rely on in the heat of the battle.

“Paul is certainly a player I’m looking forward to working with and I think he’s someone I can give a little extra responsibility to.

“His return also helps to give the continuity as we go in a different direction with this team and I’m delighted at how it’s all shaping up.”

Storm General Manager Neil Russell was also pleased to tie up the local lad on another deal.

He said: “Paul coming back to us was important because of the identity he has in the community here in Manchester and what he brings to the club overall.

“For a guy his age, he brings a lot of experience and professionalism and returns here having won a gold medal with the Great Britain team in Belfast.

“I’m sure that will help spur him on to want more success and we’re were only too happy to have him back.

“The fans will also be delighted as he’s a firm favourite with them and it’s another key piece of the jigsaw in place as Ryan continues to build our team for the new season.”

If any businesses or individuals would be keen to learn about a fantastic “full player sponsorship” for Swindlehurst, please email [email protected] for more information!

“Own & Loan” sponsorships will begin next week for all signings that have been announced to date, so keep an eye out on our website and social media for times and dates!

SEASON TICKETS: The Go Goodwins Manchester Storm are pleased to announce that season tickets for the 2017/18 Elite Ice Hockey League season are now available to purchase. Season Tickets can be ordered online by clicking here, by calling the box office on 0161 926 8782, or in person at the box office.