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Sheffield Steelers maintain hold over Nottingham Panthers to chip away at leaders Cardiff

IT may not have matched the previous tally when Nottingham Panthers visited South Yorkshire, but that did not make Sunday night’s triumph over their arch-rivals any less satisfying for Sheffield Steelers.

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YP Advent Calendar: Which Yorkshire sport stars are behind the door on December 4?

It has been another magical year for Yorkshire sport and we are toasting the year's fine achievements with an Advent Calendar festive feature on the run-up to Christmas.
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Sheffield Steelers' Robert Dowd celebrates his goal at the NIC against Nottingham on Saturday night. Picture: EIHL/Karl Denham.

Nottingham Panthers 4 Sheffield Steelers 5: First blood to Steelers in weekend double-header

IT didn’t take long for Sheffield Steelers to make an impact in Nottingham on Saturday night, but they were made to fight until the very last minute before being allowed to relax and celebrate two crucial points.

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Jonathan Phillips. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Jonathan Phillips - Captain’s Blog: Humbled by the support shown for my testimonial season

SHEFFIELD STEELERS captain Jonathan Phillips writes here exclusively for The Yorkshire Post.

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Yared Hagos could return this weekend for Sheffield Steelers after suffering a concussion during the 5-1 win over Belfast Giants two weeks ago. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Pressure points: Why Sheffield Steelers’ boss Paul Thompson is not fazed by Devils’ lead

ON paper at least, trailing league leaders by 13 points at any stage of the season would seem a daunting prospect for any team.

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Hull Pirates' Jason Hewitt.

EPL: Hull look to build again | Steeldogs target end of losing streak

JASON HEWITT is confident Hull Pirates will remain fully focussed when they head to struggling Bracknell Bees on Saturday night.

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Mathieu Roy equalised for Sheffield Steelers in Cardiff, but it couldn't prevent a 3-2 defeat. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Cardiff Devils 3 Sheffield Steelers 2 - Late strike costs Steelers dearly

JUST over a quarter into the 2016-17 season and it seems clear that if Sheffield Steelers are to retain their Elite League title, they are going to have to do it the hard way.

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EPL: Success evades Steeldogs again | Hull Pirates rebound to sink in-form Basingstoke

SHEFFIELD STEELDOGS’ losing streak was extended to five games in the English Premier League when they went down 5-2 at home to second-placed Milton Keynes Lightning.

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Video: Injury woes no excuse for Sheffield Steelers ahead of Cardiff battle, insists coach Paul Thompson

SHEFFIELD STEELERS have been dealt a further injury blow over talented Swedish forward Andreas Valdix after an operation to fix his hand injury had to be postponed.

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Video: Sheffield Steelers 7 Edinburgh Capitals 1 (Agg 9-3): Steelers enjoy simple route into semi-finals

WELL, in the end, it was all rather comfortable.

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Guillaume Desbiens - scored twice in the Challenge Cup quarter-final first leg in Edinburgh. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Sheffield Steelers out to make Capitals gains before reeling in leaders Cardiff Devils

JONATHAN PHILLIPS is determined for Sheffield Steelers to even the score when they head to leaders Cardiff Devils this weekend.

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Hull Pirates' player-coach, Dominic Osman. Picture courtesy of Hull Pirates/Lois Tomlinson.

Weekend preview: Hull Pirates look to rebound swiftly | Steeldogs keen to end slump

DOMINIC OSMAN is confident his Hull Pirates team will rebound quickly after suffering a first blank weekend in their 2016-17 English Premier League campaign.

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Guillaume Desbiens. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Edinburgh Capitals 2 Sheffield Steelers 2 - Guillaume Desbiens’ double-whammy gives Steelers late boost in Scotland

SHEFFIELD STEELERS will head into the second leg of their Challenge Cup quarter-final with Edinburgh Capitals firm favourites after securing a 2-2 draw in Scotland on Wednesday night.

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Sheffield Steelers' Yared Hagos. Picture courtesy of Elite League.

Edinburgh Capitals v Sheffield Steelers: Yared Hagos doubtful for Cup clash in Scotland

Swedish forward Yared Hagos is a doubt for Sheffield Steelers’ Challenge Cup quarter-final, first leg against Edinburgh Capitals at Murrayfield.

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Mathiue Roy puts Sheffield Steelers ahead against Belfast Giants on Sunday night. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Strike back: How Sheffield Steelers recovered from their Devilish dismay to floor Belfast Giants

AFTER the understandable dismay at a third straight home defeat to Cardiff Devils on Friday, Sheffield Steelers needed an urgent pick-me-up 48 hours later when Belfast Giants visited South Yorkshire.

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Hull Pirates' player-coach, Dominic Osman. Picture: Lois Tomlinson.

EPL: Blanks all round as Hull Pirates and Sheffield Steeldogs endure weekend to forget

Yorkshire’s English Premier League rivals endured a blank weekend after suffering two defeats apiece.

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LEVEL PEGGING: Guillaume Doucet celebrate's Cardiff equaliser at Sheffield Arena on Friday night. Picture: Dean Wooley.

Sheffield Steelers 2 Cardiff Devils 4: Steelers allow Devils to strike back and clinch yet another road win

WHATEVER it is that Elite League leaders Cardiff Devils get up to on their coach journeys up to South Yorkshire this season, it clearly works.

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Picture: Lois Tomlinson

EPL: Hull Pirates looking to breach top two | Steeldogs looking to bounce back

HULL PIRATES will hope to gatrecrash the top two in the English Premier League after knocking on the door for several weeks.

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 Sean Bentivoglio during his side's 5-2 win in Sheffield last month. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Sheffield Steelers v Cardiff Devils: Home comfort needs to be found in order to hold back Devils

IN nine home games this season, Sheffield Steelers have lost only twice - both times against Cardiff Devils.

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