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Ben O’Connor pledges future to Sheffield Steelers

PAUL THOMPSON said persuading Ben O’Connor to commit his future to Sheffield Steelers was pivotal to his plans for the club.

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Jonathan Phillips (in blue) tips in Paul Swindlehurst's shot to make it 2-1 against Lithuania. Picture: Dean Woolley.

WATCH: Great Britain 5 Lithuania 2 - Hosts heading towards Japan promotion showdown

GREAT BRITAIN remain on course for what seems an inevitable shoot-out with Japan for World Championship gold after maintaining their 100 per cent record at the tournament with a 5-2 win against Lithuania.

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Sheffield Steelers' Davey Phillips celebrates with the Elite League play off trophy earlier this month. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Davey Phillips marks new Sheffield Steelers deal in winning style

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ Davey Phillips marked his new one-year deal with the club by scoring a goal in Great Britain’s 5-1 win over Estonia at the World Championships.

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Steelers' Robert Dowd celebrates his goal for GB against Croagtia in Belfast on Sunday. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Croatia 2 Great Britain 4 - Resilience pays off for hosts in Belfast

Robert Dowd says Great Britain showed great resilience to beat Croatia 4-2 in their opening game at the World Championship Division 1 Group B in Belfast.

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Jonathan Phillips, in action against Poland last weekend in Coventry. Picture: Scott Wiggins/IHUK.

Home comforts should aid GB’s World Championships promotion bid in Belfast

JONATHAN PHILLIPS insists Great Britain’s players can only benefit from playing in front of a home crowd as they get their latest World Championship Division 1B bid underway in Belfast tomorrow.

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INTERNATIONAL DUTY: Jonathan Phillips, inaction during last weekend's warm-up international against Poland. Picture: Scott Wiggins/Team GB

Jonathan Phillips - Captain’s Blog: Perfect ending to Steelers’ season can get even better with gold in Belfast

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

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MAGIC MOMENT: Guillaume Desbiens is mobbed by his Sheffield Steelers' team-mates after scoring a dramatic overtime winner against Nottingham in the EIHL play-off quarter-finals last month. Picture: Dean Woolley.

‘Warrior’ Guillaume Desbiens sticking around at Sheffield Steelers

HIGH praise indeed.

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Sheffield Steelers' head coach, Paul Thompson. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Sheffield Steelers hand themselves testing pre-season

SHEFFIELD STEELERS have pulled out all the stops to aid their preparations to reclaim the Elite League crown in 2017-18 by scheduling a tough pre-season against top European opposition.

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BACK FOR MORE: Sheffield Steelers' Ervins Mustukovs will return for a third season with the club in August. Picture: Dean Woolley.

‘Crucial’ signing of Mustukovs sealed by Sheffield Steelers

PAUL THOMPSON admitted he is relieved to have his No 1 goaltender situation sorted for 2017-18 season after Ervins Mustukovs agreed a new one-year deal.

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GB head coach, Pete Russell. Picture courtesy of GB Hockey

Sheffield Steelers’ quartet make GB World Championships squad

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ Luke Ferrara has lost out on a spot at the World Championships after missing the final cut for the Great Britain squad.

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STICKING AROUND: Sheffield Steelers' forward, Mathieu Roy. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Going nowhere: Mathieu Roy commits his future to Sheffield Steelers

COACH Paul Thompson insists Mathieu Roy is one of the key pillars whom he wants to build Sheffield Steelers over the next couple of years.

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Paul Thompson and Jerry Anderson

Sheffield Steelers hand Paul Thompson new deal for helping build club environment

Sheffield Steelers have rewarded their play-off winning head coach Paul Thompson with a new deal.

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GALLERY - See how Sheffield Steelers came from behind to win the Elite League Play-offs

SHEFFIELD STEELERS produced a stunning end to their 2016-17 season when they came from behind to beat Cardiff Devils 6-5 in double overtime to win the Elite League Play-off title for a fifth time.

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Video - Sheffield Steelers play-off hero Levi Nelson finds the perfect antidote for his pain

SHEFFIELD STEELERS’ head coach Paul Thompson has revealed match-winner Levi Nelson played through the pain barrier to fire his team to the Elite League play-off title.

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Video - Sheffield Steelers’ Rod Sarich heads into retirement with a winning smile

AS retirement parties go, it was a pretty spectacular one.

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Video - Sheffield Steelers 6 Cardiff Devils 5 (OT2): Steelers show their resilience to clinch epic finale

WHEN the moment came, it was a fitting way to bring an end to what had been a truly enthralling contest.

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Ben O Connor and Robert Dowd celebrate with Sheffield Steelers' fans after beating Cardiff Devils in the second period of overtime. Picture: Dean Woolley.

They said what?! How social media reacted to Sheffield Steelers’ play-off final triumph

SHEFFIELD STEELERS edged out the Cardiff Devils in the second period of overtime when Levi Nelson’s stsunning strike gave them a memorable 6-5 victory.

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Sheffield Steelers in action against Cardiff Devils in the Elite League play-off final (Picture: Dean Woolley)

Sheffield Steelers 6 Cardiff Devils 5: Steelers claim play-off glory

LEVI NELSON became Sheffield Steelers’ hero when he fired a winner in the second period of overtime to give his team a thrilling 6-5 triumph over the Cardiff Devils.

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Sheffield Steelers in action against Cardiff Devils in the Elite League play-off final (Picture: Dean Woolley)

As it Happened - How Sheffield Steelers became Elite League Play-off champions

SHEFFIELD STEELERS ended their 2016-07 season on a perfect high on Sunday afternoon when overcame 6-5 in the second period of overtime to clinch the Elite league Playoff Title at Nottingham’s National Ice Centre.

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Video - ‘Ugly’ works for Paul Thompson to keep Sheffield Steelers in the mix for silverware

PAUL THOMPSON doesn’t care his Sheffield Steelers side won “ugly” in order to keep their bid for silverware alive.

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