Dundee Tigers bounced back from last week’s SNL defeat against Kirkcaldy Kestrels with a dominant 8-1 home victory against Moray Typhoons.
Andrew Henderson, Paul Guilcher and Mark McLeod put the Tigers 3-0 ahead in the first session as the visitors struggled to cope with the large ice pad.
Grant Reekie, Stuart Barnett, Ross Bree and Guilcher again made it 7-0 by the second break, before Richy Fox added an eighth in the final period.
A speculative shot by Stuart Ogg took a deflection into the net for the Typhoons’ only goal of the night with less than four minutes to go in the game.
Tigers’ Assistant Manager John Robb said: “That was eight going on eighteen for us.
“In the first two periods we played a structured but flowing game and deserved the lead we had – in fact it probably should have been more.
“In the third we lost our shape a bit as individuals went goal chasing with little success.
“The Typhoons didn’t give up and it wasn’t a surprise when they scored but there was no real danger of a comeback.”
Aberdeen Lynx extended their unbeaten run to eight games with an 11-4 success at Kilmarnock Storm.
The result moves Lynx level on points with league leaders Paisley Pirates.
Mark Laing (3), Jordan Leyden (3), Christian Johnson (2), Jonathan Hogan (2) and Lewis McIntosh scored the goals for the visitors.
“I was happy with the performance – we were missing a few guys and we also had a busy night for the club as the U20 team were playing at the same time,” Head Coach Barry Carnegie told the Aberdeen Evening Express.
“I was always confident in what the guys were able to do and that they would be able to get the victory, and they did so in the end.
“We let them back in for a couple of spells, but all-in-all it was a long trip, short-staffed, but we were able to pull out another victory.
“It’s a tough game next week (against Kirkcaldy). If we come out of that with a positive result we’ll be looking good for the second half of the season.”
Dundee Tigers 8-1 Moray Typhoons
Kilmarnock Storm 4-11 Aberdeen Lynx
(Image permission: Derek Black)