Nottingham Panthers finished runners-up in the four-team Napoleon Cup in France after winning two out of their three games.
Panthers won 3-0 against German side Kassel Huskies and followed up with a 5-3 victory against the hosts, Amiens.
UQTR proved too strong in the final game, with the Canadian outfit claiming the cup courtesy of a 7-3 success.
Braehead Clan and Belfast Giants split their pre-season weekend double-header with a road win apiece.
Jay Rosehill (2) topped the scoring for Clan as they secured a 4-2 victory in Belfast, but the Giants bounced back in the reverse fixture with a 5-3 win – David Rutherford (2), Michael Forney (2) and Blair Riley got the goals.
Bjorn Bombis (2) and Shawn Boutin got the goals for Blaze in their 3-2 win at home to the Trappers.
Kassel Huskies (Germany) 0-3 Nottingham Panthers
(Image permission: Karl Denham)