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Crazy Nights – A weekly Steelers perspective

With apologies to KISS; the first rock band I ever listened to at the tender age of five.

It’s certainly been a crazy time for us Steelers supporters. Another new signing, the Challenge Cup draw, a home goal fest and the extension of an unwanted record. All of these packaged into one week. It’s never dull at all these days. Welcome to my thoughts of the Steelers week that was, thoughts which are not those of the club itself or its staff.

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Challenge Cup matchups set

The Challenge Cup matchups for the first knockout rounds have been determined after the live draw took place following the conclusion of the Group Stage.

Eight of the 11 EIHL teams remain in the competition, with the top three seeded teams able to pick who they’ll face next, with the fourth seed having to pick up the team left by the top three sides.

Coming into the knockout rounds, the Belfast Giants occupy the top spot so held the first pick in the draw.

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Guildford Flames – October Review

Following a mixed bag of results in September, the Flames would have been hoping for better in October. The month consisted of 9 games for the Flames, 8 of which counted towards the league and just 1 towards the Challenge Cup group. The outcome? Things are on the up!

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Manchester Storm Vs Nottingham Panthers Challenge Cup Game 3

Manchester met Nottingham for the first time since the Panthers took back-to-back victories in the opening weekend of the season looking for blood in the Challenge cup.

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Ups and Downs: The Steelers Weekend Perspective

Well we have an interesting few days in Steelerland, that is for sure. Life is never a dull one here, there’s always something happening to keep one entertained. I’ll now look back at the weekend just gone in my own unique style, all self-opinionated as always. Enjoy the read..

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Preview: Guildford Flames Vs. Cardiff Devils & Nottingham Panthers

Make no mistake about it – As far as big home games go, they don’t come much bigger than facing the league & playoff champions and what appears to be the team who pose the biggest threat to their title defence, both within the space of 24 hours.

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Troubled times in Sheffield: Weekend Review

It’s troubled times in Sheffield that’s for sure. Whilst the Challenge Cup hopes were reignited on Saturday, Sunday saw more misery. Here’s my analysis of the weekend that has just finished.

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