Attention now turns to the Utilita Arena in Sheffield where Glasgow Clan are looking to build on their recent upturn in form against the Steelers.
They come up against a team who lost on Sunday and will be keen to get back on the horse, as it were, so let’s set the scene with some numerical facts.
Number of consecutive wins for Glasgow Clan in the Premier Sports Elite League, the first time the club have enjoyed a good run in the league since October 2019 following road wins against Nottingham Panthers (twice) and Manchester Storm plus a home win against Belfast Giants
Number of seconds into the overtime period it took for John Armstrong to score the winner in the previous meeting between the teams as Steelers turned a late 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 win over Clan
Number of points picked up by Nolan LaPorte in his last seven games for the Clan, including four goals in his last four games. LaPorte also scored the two goals against Sheffield in December
Number of points by Sheffield Steelers’ Marc-Olivier Vallerand so far in league play this season, making him the top scorer in the Premier Sports Elite League with 18 goals and 18 assists
Number of unbeaten home games by Sheffield Steelers so far on their current run, one of which was the overtime win over Clan in December
Number of consecutive wins on the road for Glasgow Clan at it stands after defeating Dundee Stars (5-3) and Nottingham Panthers (2-1). It’s the second time this season Clan have won two in a row away from home.
Number of points picked up by Mathieu Roy in four years with the Sheffield Steelers between 2014 and 2018, in 273 games where he scored 147 goals. Roy has two goals and one assist in four meetings against Steelers since he first joined Clan in 2019.
Number of points for Steelers D-man Daine Todd, the second highest in league play for a defenceman in the Premier Sports Elite League this season
Number of points by Clan D-man Mitch Jones in the last four games