Billingham Stars kicked off their NIHL North Moralee D1 season with an 8-1 win at Deeside Dragons – Chris Sykes (2) and Dennis Bostrom (2) led their scoring.
Solihull Barons started their campaign with a hard fought 6-3 victory at home to Sutton Sting.
In Laidler D2, new Widnes Wild Player/Coach Ollie Barron scored twice in his team’s 8-1 home success against Hull Jets.
Elliott Knell grabbed the deciding goal for Sheffield Senators in their 4-3 victory at Nottingham Lions.
Tomas Mitrik (2) topped the scoring for Blackburn Eagles as they claimed a 6-2 win at Coventry Blaze NIHL.
NIHL North Moralee D1
Deeside Dragons 1-8 Billingham Stars
Solihull Barons 6-3 Sutton Sting
NIHL North Laidler D2
Coventry Blaze NIHL 2-6 Blackburn Eagles
Nottingham Lions 3-4 Sheffield Senators
Widnes Wild 8-1 Hull Jets
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