Sheffield Steelers v Belfast Giants 7:30pm GMT
Friday is a huge night for Defending Elite League Champions the Sheffield Steelers take on the current League leaders the Belfast Giants at The MotorPoint Arena Sheffield.
The Belfast Giants will be looking to extend their current 5point lead in the race to win the 2011/2012 Elite League title while the Steelers will be looking to close the 3 point gap between them and fierce Rivals and 2nd placed Nottingham Panthers.
It will be a baptism of fire for new signing Francis Trudel as the Steelers have a busy weekend with three games in three days.
Friday night will be an Orange out at the Arena and the first 4000 fans through the doors will receive an Orange Steelers Towel to wave when the team come on the Ice and when they score.
This game could be a close one and go ether way. I’d say maybe a 3-2 Steelers Win
Doors Open at 6:30pm for a 7:30pm Face Off
Nottingham Panthers v Edinburgh Capitals 7:30pm GMT
The Nottingham Panthers will be looking to extend there lead against defending Elite League Champions the Sheffield Steelers on Friday when they take on the 7th placed Edinburgh capitals at the National Ice Centre Nottingham on Friday, this game should be a huge win for the Panthers as the Capitals lost 2-0 against the Clan on Saturday before taking a 3-2 Penalty Shots loss against the Blaze on Sunday while the Panthers managed to scrape out a 5-4 Win against the Dundee Stars in there only game.
In their last meeting the Panthers hammered the Capitals 7-3 at the NIC on October the 8th, so I predict an equally high score from the Panthers in this game.Elite League Table as 05/12/2011