Telford Tigers enjoyed an excellent weekend in the EPL, securing two victories to open up a three point lead at the top of the table.
Matty Davies hit the decider in Tigers’ 5-4 shoot-out success at Sheffield Steeldogs and he was on target again during his team’s 3-2 victory at home to MK Lightning.
Milan Baranyk and Lewis Hook both scored twice in Lightning’s 8-2 home win against Bracknell Bees.
Aaron Nell (4) topped the scoring for Swindon in their 6-4 home success over Hull Pirates, but the Wildcats failed to follow up at Peterborough as the Phantoms sealed a 3-1 victory.
Basingstoke Bison secured their third four-point weekend in row, winning 3-1 on home ice against the Phantoms and 7-2 at Manchester Phoenix.
Guildford Flames lost 4-3 after a shoot-out at home to the Phoenix and they completed a miserable weekend with a 6-4 defeat at Hull – Andrej Themar scored four for the home team.
Donatas Kumeliauskas bagged a brace for the Steeldogs in their 4-3 road win at Bracknell.
Basingstoke Bison 3-1 Peterborough Phantoms
Guildford Flames 3-4 Manchester Phoenix (SO)
MK Lightning 8-2 Bracknell Bees
Sheffield Steeldogs 4-5 Telford Tigers (SO)
Swindon Wildcats 6-4 Hull Pirates
Bracknell Bees 3-4 Sheffield Steeldogs
Hull Pirates 6-4 Guildford Flames
Manchester Phoenix 2-7 Basingstoke Bison
Peterborough Phantoms 3-1 Swindon Wildcats
Telford Tigers 3-2 MK Lightning
(Image permission: Steve Brodie)