Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 2 - 3 Coventry Blaze

Welcome to MNL as the Devils play their 3rd game in three days when the Covenrty Blaze visit the BBT in Cardiff Bay

The team (and my texters) have arrived back in Cardiff on time.

Score predictions as usual before face off time to

It appears that Dean Smith is tonights referee

Warmup underway at BBT

Osman & Buglass gone to Milton Keyens for ENL game

Trying to find out who called up by Devils

Ruth predicts Devils will win 3-2

Quiet on the prediction front, hopefully they have all gone to the game

After their efforts in Belfast, especially on Friday night the team deserves our support.

I am on the lookout for cast iron tips for tomorrows racecard at Ffos Las. Those weeks of high living in Tenerife come with a cost.

John P goes for a narrow 4-3 win for the Devils

WArmup finished, Zamboni chasing its tail

Stephen I agree with you about Captain Paulie but I will keep an eye on Evan as he has three in the race

Officials are out on ice

They must be keen as I make it 10 mins to face off

Hazel says 4-2 Devils

Blaze take to the ice

Danette Macrae predicts a 2-1 win for Devils

Devils take to the ice


Anthem time

Devils start with Blight, Macrae & Birbraer

Off we go

Marsh floors G Leeb

Then K Smth floors Guthrie

Olson floors Jones

Hirsch save

Hirsch save from Davies @1:44

Quiney floors Griffin, Griffin wants a penalty . No call

Gimblett, Davies & Chris Jones is 2nd line

Piggott, Harding & Quiney on 3rd

Whitley save @ 3:20

Another Whitley save as Blaze create chances

Blaze throwing late checks as usual

Blaze goal

Awaiting confirmation that Blaze have scored

Dean Smith the referee is hurt

Smith hit in the face, game continuing with 2 linos

Smith got hit at face off, which suggests that Blaze scored

Blaze goal confired Bruce unassisted @ 4:30


Egener interference with Macrae, Hirsch got tied up in it, Devils score on empty net

Devils goal @@ 6:23 Blight, assist Birbraer

Devils penalty @ 7:27 - K Smith - interference


Devils return to full strength (FS)

Devils penalty @ 10:30 - Jones - interference


Blaze goal @ 11:24

This game could become nasty as linos have lost control

Blaze 2nd goal scored by Guthrie assists B Leeb & Campbell

Thank goodness - Dean Smith returns

That of course was a PPG for Blaze

Come on U DEVILS

Harding goes close @ 15:30

Blaze penalty

@ 16:08 - Cameron - holding stick

Lets have a PPG U DEVILS

Richardson hits post @ 17:00

Decent crowd 1400-1500

Hirsch covers @ 17:26

2 minutes left in period

Blaze back to FS

Final minute

end of 1st period DEVILS 1 Blaze 2

oficials return to the ice

Ref Dean Smith had 4 stiches in his cheek

Both teams return

SoG for 1st period DEVILS 9 Blaze 15

2nd period starts

Gone vey quiet all of a sudden, hope its not the network playing up

Blaze offside @ 24:01

Hirsch covers @ 24:10

Devils penalty @ 24:58 - Marsh - slashing


Blaze PPG @ 26:09

G Leeb assist Henrich

Blaze penalty @ 28:19 - Egener - hooking

30 secs of pp left

Blaze bac k to FS

Blaze penalty - Olson

@ 31:00

Hooking the call

Poor pp , no shots so far

Hirsch covers .@ 32:48

Blaze return to FS

Another Blaze penalty coming

@ 34:32 - Campbell

Tripping the call

Hirsch save @ 36:03


Devils ppg scored by Richardson assists Gimblett & Macrae @ 36:08

Gametime 38:03

Final minute

Devils 2nd goal correction - scored by Birbraer, assists Richardson & Gimblett

End of 2nd period DEVILS 2 Blaze 3

Both teams back on the ice

Come on U DEVILS you can win this game

3rd period starts

SoG for 2nd period DEVILS 12 Blaze 11 making it 21-26 after 2 periods

Hirsch save from Davies @ 41:17

Devils penalty @ 43:35 - Gimblett - tripping


1 minute of penalty killed

Devils are actually pressing on the pK with Blaze penned in their zone

Hirsch covers

Devils back to FS

All Devils at the moment

Gametime 46:40

Game stopped as there was damage to boards - hence no texts

Game has now restarted

Devils icing @ 47:14

Hirsch covers @ 47:46

Glove save Hirsch from Marsh @ 48:25

Gametime 50:02

Come on U DEVILS you can do it

Adams now playing up front in Gimbletts spot

Whether he is injured we don't now

Devils offside @ 52:56

Kenton S goes close

Hirsch glove save @ 54:37

Gimblett apparently went off after a heavy hit

Hirsch covers @ 55:38

Guthrie shoots wide @ 56:11

Its end to end as we enter FINAL 2 MINUTES

Glove save Hirsch from Piggotyt @ 58:07

Blaze icing @ 58:16

A bit too early to lift Whitley maybe

Whitley foils a Blaze breakaway : 58:27

Blaze penalty - egener

Time out Devils

@ 58:59

Hooking the call against Egener

Game restarts Whitley pulled

Come on U DEVILS lets go Devils lets go

Final score DEVILS 2 Blaze 3


2nd Star - CHRIS JONES


Gimblett has not reappeared

Thanks to our texters - Sharlene, Rachael, JohnWildthing and Ger-Devils.

Join us at MNL next Saturday when the Devils travel to Coventry to take on the Blaze again

Thats all from (OJ) until Saturday