British Ice Hockey

Elite League round-up: Double delight for Blaze

Coventry Blaze enjoyed a productive weekend in the Elite League after recording a pair of hard-fought victories.

Barry Almeida’s overtime strike sealed a 4-3 success at Cardiff Devils, while Robin Bergman grabbed the decider as Blaze won 3-2 at home to Nottingham Panthers.

League leaders Cardiff bounced back from their defeat against Coventry to triumph 3-2 after a shoot-out at Braehead Clan – Jake Morrissette grabbed the winner.

Belfast Giants split their weekend double-header on home ice against Sheffield Steelers, winning the first game 2-1 after overtime before falling 4-1 in the second meeting.

Robert Farmer bagged the winner as Nottingham secured a 4-3 overtime victory at home to Braehead.

Fife Flyers collected four points from their double-header against Manchester Storm, winning 4-2 at Altrincham and 3-1 back on home ice.

Edinburgh Capitals ended a seven-game losing streak courtesy of a 3-2 home win against Dundee, but the Stars gained their revenge in the reverse fixture with a 6-0 success.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Saturday

Belfast Giants 2-1 Sheffield Steelers (OT)
Cardiff Devils 3-4 Coventry Blaze (OT)
Edinburgh Capitals 3-2 Dundee Stars
Manchester Storm 2-4 Fife Flyers
Nottingham Panthers 4-3 Braehead Clan (OT)

Sunday

Belfast Giants 1-4 Sheffield Steelers
Braehead Clan 2-3 Cardiff Devils (SO)
Coventry Blaze 3-2 Nottingham Panthers (SO)
Dundee Stars 6-0 Edinburgh Capitals
Fife Flyers 3-1 Manchester Storm

(Image permission: Scott Wiggins)

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