Chelmsford Chieftains extended their lead at the top of NIHL1 South to six points after picking up a pair of victories.
Ross Brears (2) led the scoring in Chieftains’ 6-3 win at MK Thunder, and they followed up with an 8-2 success at home to London Raiders – Billy and Charlie Phillips both scored twice.
Invicta Dynamos kept their title hopes alive with a 6-2 home victory against Solent Devils – Eriks Ozollapa (2) and Steven Osman (2) were amongst the scorers.
Wightlink Raiders had mixed fortunes on home ice, losing 5-4 against Oxford City Stars before bouncing back with a 6-2 win against Bracknell Hornets.
Oxford failed to make it a four-point weekend after slipping to a 3-1 defeat at home to MK Thunder.
Joe Allen hit a hat-trick for Streatham Redskins in their 5-2 D1S Cup win at Solent, while Invicta triumphed 7-2 at London in the South East Cup.
Peterborough Islanders won 5-3 at home to Haringey Racers – Connor Stokes scored three.
Ollie Baldock (2) topped the scoring for Chelmsford Warriors as they recorded a 6-2 win at home to Lee Valley Lions. Swindon Wildcats NIHL lost 6-4 on home ice against Bristol Pitbulls.
Chelmsford Chieftains 8-2 London Raiders
Invicta Dynamos 6-2 Solent Devils
London Raiders 2-7 Invicta Dynamos (Cup)
MK Thunder 3-6 Chelmsford Chieftains
Oxford City Stars 1-3 MK Thunder
Solent Devils 2-5 Streatham Redskins (Cup)
Wightlink Raiders 6-2 Bracknell Hornets
Wightlink Raiders 4-5 Oxford City Stars
Chelmsford Warriors 6-2 Lee Valley Lions
Peterborough Islanders 5-3 Haringey Racers
Swindon Wildcats NIHL 4-6 Bristol Pitbulls
(Image permission: Paul Foster)