The Lions’ battle to avoid the relegation play-off spot in the ENL Division 1 North continues this Sunday (11th March) as they prepare to take on the Blackburn Hawks at the National Ice Centre (7.15pm face-off).

The Hawks are the only side remaining in the league that the Lions have yet to take points from, having lost both encounters in Lancashire, earlier in the season.

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"injury doubt" - Jack Hall

Since the beginning of February, the Hawks had been on a unbeaten run of eleven games, taking them up to third in the table. However, their streak was brought to a halt on Sunday, by the Telford Titans who came away from Blackburn Ice Arena with a 4-3 victory.

Nottingham are still locked in a battle with Coventry to avoid 8th place in the league, with both sides on 21 points. The Blaze have the bonus of a game in hand whilst the Lions know if they finish level on points with their Midlands’ rivals, they will have the head-to-head advantage having scored more goals over the two sides’ four games.

Jack Hall is a doubt for the Lions after picking up a knock in last Saturday’s win at Trafford whilst Chris Colegate remains on the treatment table with a injury which has kept him sidelined since before Christmas.

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With just two, vital games remaining for the Lions, and the Hawks still within reach of first place – this game has all the makings of a cracker. Also, don’t forget about our special student discount offer (see poster above) which continues this Sunday – bring a friend or two and get down to the NIC and JOIN THE ROAR!!!

Matchday Ticket Prices:

Adults: £5.00

Children (under 16) & OAP’s: £3.00

Students (with NUS card): £2.50 (Special Offer!!)

Panthers Season Ticket Holders (Must Show Panthers Season Ticket): £3.00

All tickets are available on match nights only, from the Box Office which opens at 6:45pm.

Friday, 09 March 2012.