The Sheffield Steelers keep the pressure on their rivals for the Elite League title, the Belfast Giants Yorkshire News

Tanner Eberle celebrates his first game for the Sheffield Steelers in a 3-0 win over the Manchester Storm on Wednesday night. Image: Mark Ferriss.

On Sunday, at home, it came in the form of a 2-1 win over Ryan Finnerty’s side. On Wednesday night at Altrincham, it came courtesy of a 36-shot shutout for goalkeeper Rok Stojanovic, his efforts set the stage for a 3-0 victory that took the Steelers within two points of leaders Belfast Giants with a game minus and three. of their remaining seven games will be against rivals from Northern Ireland.

As for the Storm, their failure to make their chances count leaves them four points from a play-off spot with just six games remaining.

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Tanner Eberle’s goal in the first period ultimately turned out to be the game winner. Medric Mercier was caught on the attacking blue line by Eberle, who skated along the ice to beat Jason Bacashihua for a 1-0 lead at 16:28.

There was little to choose between the two sides in the second half, no goals at either end, the drought broken when Robert Dowd doubled the visitors’ lead at 48.24, finishing nicely in a 2v1 break fueled by Vojta. Poland.

The Czech then found the net empty with 1.42 left to round out a solid victory for the Steelers.

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