Its no secret that since Ryan Finnerty took the helm in Altrincham the roster has been designed to win at home and make it uncomfortable for any vising side. The 2017/8 season saw them finish second overall, largely thanks to an impressive 20-5-3 home record, in which the Shelter became a stronghold. Despite a sluggish start to this years campaign Storm have battled back into play-off contention with a terrific January, in which they have accumulated 15 out of a possible 20 points. The reasons behind this recent upturn in results will be outlined below: Continue reading The Shelter Stronghold back?
A battling road performance from the Coventry Blaze saw them deservedly take two points back down the M6 and subsequently end Manchester Storm’s impressive five-game winning streak. After a feisty encounter on Saturday in Coventry, the spectators were treated to a second entertaining match of the week on the small-ice surface. Continue reading Five and Out
After the departure of Mike Clemente in the off season, the Manchester Storm were without a solid shot stopper going into the new season.
It was then that a young Canadian shotstopper from the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL arrived, a legit prospect that was one league away from the show in his time with Providence in the AHL, Ginn has always held a very impressive save percentage in the 90% range.
One thing that Manchester were criticised for in the 2017-2018 season was their goalkeeping, specifically the way that our goalkeeper seemed to always be at the centre of nets that had a tendency to move…