Good morning, hockey fans!
It was a breathless night of action in the Challenge Cup, but here’s what happened along with other news you may have missed.
Last night was dominated by Challenge Cup action as we discovered just who would be making the trip to Cardiff on Sunday 10th March and it was Belfast Giants and Guildford Flames who booked their places. (Cardiff Devils, British Ice Hockey)
In Belfast, they overcame a 2-1 deficit to win 6-3 on the night over Glasgow Clan, to win 7-5 on aggregate on the night. Match reports from various sources (Belfast Giants, Glasgow Clan, BBC NI Sport, Belfast Telegraph)
In Nottingham, Guildford Flames made history as they reached their first ever final in an Elite League competition as they took care of the Panthers in their meetings, winning 8-3 on aggregate after a 3-1 second leg success. Match reports from various sources (Nottingham Panthers, Guildford Flames)
But Zajac’s deal with Storm led to his club, Whitley Warriors posting a statement to clear up any confusion (Whitley Warriors)
Dundee Stars’ Francois Bouchard talks about his season ending injury with Stars TV: