Who in early 1995 would have believed that 17245 people would gather to watch a game of ice hockey in Manchester?

Who in that audience would have believed that by the Autumn of 2002 the team would fold due to a shortage of income? It would be over a decade until a team wearing the Storm name would ice again.

This is the story of the Manchester Storm in words, pictures, sound, video and memories.

Relive the years when Manchester’s huge indoor arena throbbed to the noise and power of hockey. Take an entertaining journey through time reliving great games, great players and great times … then come right up to date with the new Manchester Storm playing in the Elite Ice Hockey League from September 2015.

17245 at the arena

17245 fans at the Manchester Arena