Tuomas Santavuori bagged the winner in their 3-2 home win against Sheffield Steeldogs, while Andrew McKinney’s late goal capped a 3-1 success at Peterborough Phantoms.
MK Lightning maintained their perfect record courtesy of a 4-3 win at home to Basingstoke Bison and a 5-2 victory at Hull Pirates.
Basingstoke had better luck on home ice against Swindon Wildcats as they secured a 3-1 success – Derek Roehl, Tomas Karpov and Ciaran Long got the goals.
Max Birbraer’s hat-trick was the highlight of Swindon’s 6-3 win at home to Hull.
Telford Tigers bounced back from their opening play-off defeat against Guildford with a four point weekend.
Rick Plant (2), Doug Clarkson (2), Jonathan Weaver (2) and Corey McEwen were on target in their 7-0 home win against Peterborough, and McEwen weighed in with two more as the Tigers triumphed 8-3 at Sheffield.
Guildford Flames 3-2 Sheffield Steeldogs
MK Lightning 4-3 Basingstoke Bison
Swindon Wildcats 6-3 Hull Pirates
Telford Tigers 7-0 Peterborough Phantoms
Basingstoke Bison 3-1 Swindon Wildcats
Hull Pirates 2-5 MK Lightning
Peterborough Phantoms 1-3 Guildford Flames
Sheffield Steeldogs 3-8 Telford Tigers
(Image permission: John Uwins)