Guildford Flames picked up their third EPL victory in row with a dominant display against Bracknell Bees.
Marek Maslonka (5) led the scoring as Flames recorded an impressive 10-1 success on home ice.
Table-topping Telford Tigers celebrated the confirmation that their future had been secured with two victories – 5-2 at Manchester Phoenix and 6-0 at home to Swindon Wildcats.
MK Lightning also enjoyed a four-point weekend courtesy of a 6-3 home success over Hull Pirates and a 5-2 win at Sheffield Steeldogs.
Rene Jarolin (2) topped the scoring for Basingstoke Bison in their 4-1 win at home to Swindon, but they failed to follow up at Hull as Ugnius Cizas’ late goal sealed a 4-3 victory for the Pirates.
Peterborough Phantoms triumphed 5-4 at Bracknell, before routing Manchester 9-1 on home ice to move up to fourth in the table.
Basingstoke Bison 4-1 Swindon Wildcats
Bracknell Bees 4-5 Peterborough Phantoms
Manchester Phoenix 2-5 Telford Tigers
MK Lightning 6-3 Hull Pirates
Guildford Flames 10-1 Bracknell Bees
Hull Pirates 4-3 Basingstoke Bison
Peterborough Phantoms 9-1 Manchester Phoenix
Sheffield Steeldogs 2-5 MK Lightning
Telford Tigers 6-0 Swindon Wildcats
(Image permission: John Uwins)