On December 4th, 1999 Manchester Storm defeated the London Knights in a thrilling encounter at the Sheffield Arena to win the final trophy of the 20th century. Mancunian Matters roll back the years to revisit Storm’s glory years and only cup final to date.
Scott Simmonds has been retained by Manchester Storm for the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Twitter earlier today.
On February 16, 1997, the Bracknell Bees travelled to Manchester Storm in the British Ice Hockey Superleague. Mancunian Matters report on the action as the original Storm showed why they could attract record crowds to the NYNEX Arena…
Manchester is unique in the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) as the only town or city to have been represented by two ice hockey teams.
From 2003 to 2009, Manchester Phoenix represented the city in the top tier of British ice hockey. Since 2015, Manchester Storm have taken on that responsibility.
It’s not simply a name change like when Braehead Clan became Glasgow Clan in 2018. It’s two distinct franchises with two different identities. But which one takes the crown of Manchester’s best EIHL team? Mancunian Matters investigates.
Manchester Storm had the worst offensive record in the EIHL last season. Mancunian Matters identify four forwards who the club could sign for next season.
Interview: Great Britain legend Stevie Lyle talks 23 seasons of ice hockey, his American dream and playing at the MEN Arena
Great Britain ice hockey legend and former Manchester Storm goaltender Stevie Lyle discusses his career and his two seasons at the MEN Arena.
Manchester Storm announced their first signing of the 2020/21 season on Friday. Mancunian Matters select six players from last season who must be retained this summer.
Following the premature conclusion of the EIHL season, MM look back at Manchester Storm’s season and pick the three best matches from 2019-20.
Fantasy Ice Hockey: Manchester Storm’s season decided by a coin toss as 2019-20 playoff ‘champions’ crowned
After the EIHL season was cut cruelly short by Coronavirus, MM simulated the remaining 43 fixtures to crown the 2019/20 league and playoff champions.
Following the EIHL’s Coronavirus-enforced cancellation, the 10 Elite League club have proposed a “Magic 5” weekend to kick start the 2020/21 season. With five matches across two days, the showcase event has the potential to revolutionise domestic ice hockey as we know it.
On January 26, Zach Sullivan was catapulted into the national spotlight when he became the first ice hockey player in the UK to publicly identify as bisexual.
The Manchester Storm defenceman tells MM about life on and off the ice, his love of Newcastle United and why it was time to tell the world his secret.