Elite League round-up: Devils power six clear

Cardiff Devils extended their lead at the top of the Elite League to six points after recording two victories over the weekend.

Joey Martin’s goal secured a 3-2 overtime win at Manchester Storm, while David Brine (above) was amongst the scorers as the Devils sealed a 5-2 home success against Belfast Giants.

Nottingham Panthers stay second despite suffering a miserable weekend – losing 4-2 at home to Edinburgh Capitals and 5-2 at Braehead Clan.

Sheffield Steelers picked up a pair of victories from their weekend double-header against Coventry Blaze, winning 9-5 on home ice in the Challenge Cup and 6-1 in the league at the Sky Dome.

Justin Fox (2) topped the scoring for Fife in their 3-2 home win against Dundee Stars and the Flyers followed up with a 7-4 success in the reverse fixture.

James Desmarais grabbed the winner for Belfast as they sealed a 3-2 victory on home ice against Braehead.

Darian Dziurzynski (2) led the way for Manchester in their 4-1 road win at Edinburgh.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Saturday

Belfast Giants 3-2 Braehead Clan
Manchester Storm 2-3 Cardiff Devils (OT)
Nottingham Panthers 2-4 Edinburgh Capitals
Sheffield Steelers 9-5 Coventry Blaze (Cup)
Fife Flyers 3-2 Dundee Stars

Sunday

Coventry Blaze 1-6 Sheffield Steelers
Braehead Clan 5-2 Nottingham Panthers
Cardiff Devils 5-2 Belfast Giants
Edinburgh Capitals 1-4 Manchester Storm
Dundee Stars 4-7 Fife Flyers

(Image permission: Cardiff Devils)

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