THE NUMBERS GAME: Clan at Sheffield Steelers – Sunday
It’s a Sunday road trip for Glasgow Clan, sponsored by Aspray Glasgow West, as they end the weekend with a visit to Sheffield Steelers for the first time this season.
Aaron Fox’s side have been formidable opponents through the years, but we’re going to delve into what the numbers say about this one.
Number of Clan home games that have gone beyond the regulation 60 minutes this season, with Glasgow winning their first one on their own pad on Friday against Guildford Flames
Number of points picked up Clan #7 Robert Lachowicz in his last three appearances, scoring three goals and adding three assists.
Number of Elite League goals scored by Glasgow Clan following the conclusion of Friday’s game, five more than Sheffield Steelers going into this latest meeting
The save percentage of Clan netminder Jake Kielly from Friday’s overtime win over Guildford Flames – his third highest percentage for a game of the season so far.
It’s been nearly ten months since Clan’s away win in Sheffield – a 4-2 success at the Utilita Arena back in January. Steven McParland (2), Gary Haden and Kevin Massy were all on target that night.
Number of goals conceded by Sheffield Steelers in league play this season so far – 30 goals less than the Clan.
Clan have seven points more on the Elite League board after nine games than they did at the same point last season, with 10 in 2023/24 compared to three. Clan have won three more games than they had at the same point too.
Tonight is Clan’s third away game in the Elite League calendar so far, having only been to Cardiff and Fife on league duty.