Manchester Storm Make History
23 Feb 2015
The Arena's resident ice hockey team, Manchester Storm, made history on 23 Feburary 1997 when they drew a crowd of 17,245 people for their match against Sheffield Steelers. Storm not only won the game, but gained the record for for the largest ice hockey attendance at a UK league game.
Manchester Storm played here at Manchester Arena from 1995 - 2002. Did you come and see them? Or were you at that historic game? Share your memories of watching the ice hockey here in Manchester with us on Twitter and Facebook. #WeAreManchester.
Check out the Manchester Storm's archive at www.manchesterstorm.co.uk
Our friends on twitter shared these fantastic photos
See Manchester Arena become the Storm Shelter in this promo video for the 2001 - 2001 ice hockey season