Devils dominate at home over Edinburgh

The Devils dominated from start to finish on Sunday evening, eventually skating to a 7-2 victory over the Edinburgh Capitals for their second win in as many nights.

Layne Ulmer opened the scoring on the powerplay at 8:57 with Paul Crowder and Joey Martin collecting assists on the play.  Just over 3 minutes later, Justin Faryna scored his first of the game to double the Devils lead at 12:02, which is how the scoreline stayed after the opening 20 minutes of play.

The Capitals pulled a goal back in the opening minute of the middle period when Mike Cazzola send Marek Tvrdon in on a breakaway and he snuck the puck through the legs of Thomas Murdy to make it 2-1.  Faryna scored again at 22:27 to restore the Devils two goal cushion, then Patrick Asselin make it 4-1 at 30:42 followed by a Jake Morissette goal at 35:03 to give the Devils a 5-1 lead after 40 minutes of play.

The Devils continues to control the majority of the play in the final period, but didn’t add another goal until 48:51 when Joey Martin scored to make it 6-1.  Josh Batch wired a wrist shot past the Capitals netminder for the final goal for the Devils at 54:39 to make it 7-1.  Capitals forward Marek Tvrdon scored his second goal of the game in the dying minutes, making it 7-2 at 57:57.

Thomas Murdy stopped 10 of the 12 shots he faced for the win and Justin Faryna picked up the Man of the Match for the Devils with his two goals.

Photo: Richard Murray

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