MK Lightning bounced back from a disappointing defeat on home ice with an impressive road win to remain top of the EPL.
Two late goals by Matic Kralj and Andrew Melachrino condemned Lightning to a 4-2 defeat against Guildford Flames, but they returned to winning ways with a 4-1 success at Swindon Wildcats.
Basingstoke Bison continued their impressive home form with a 5-0 victory against Sheffield Steeldogs. Bison are less convincing on the road and their struggles continued as they crashed 8-4 at Guildford.
Milan Baranyk (4) led the way for Peterborough Phantoms as they cruised to an 11-0 win at home to Hull Pirates. The defeat completed a miserable weekend for the Humberside outfit who also lost 6-1 on home ice against Manchester Phoenix.
Max Birbraer’s overtime strike sealed a 3-2 win for Telford Tigers at home to Peterborough, but they failed to follow up against Manchester as they fell 2-1 at Deeside Ice Rink.
Sheffield Steeldogs celebrated their change in ownership in style with a 7-3 home win against Bracknell Bees – Stanislas Lascek (2) and Tim Smith (2) topped their scoring.
Basingstoke Bison 5-0 Sheffield Steeldogs
Hull Pirates 1-6 Manchester Phoenix
MK Lightning 2-4 Guildford Flames
Telford Tigers 3-2 Peterborough Phantoms (OT)
Guildford Flames 8-4 Basingstoke Bison
Manchester Phoenix 2-1 Telford Tigers
Peterborough Phantoms 11-0 Hull Pirates
Sheffield Steeldogs 7-3 Bracknell Bees
Swindon Wildcats 1-4 MK Lightning
(Image permission: Telford Tigers)