Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 8 - 5 Fife Flyers

Join me (OJ) from around 5pm as MNL brings you coverage of the Fife Flyers first visit to the BBT this season.

Score predictions plus comments always welcomed to

Texters all briefed awaiting team news from the BBT

Steven Bletsoe goes for a 6-2 win for Devils

Pat in Bridgend is slightly less confident and calls it 5-3

Mt fellow host Steven calls it 7-2 to the RED ARMY

Matthew Myers is an injury scratch for Devils, Matt Nickerson (Suspended) for Flyers

Warmup in progress

Hazel thinks Devils will win 4-1

Josh Batch breaks his stick in warmup

Mychan clan go for a Devils victory (3-1) before settling down to watch Canada in the semi of the Junior World Championships

Laura Mychan says employers allow staff to watch the Junior World Championships at work

Pete in Southend predicts a 5-0 shutout win for the Devils

Panthers lead 1-0 at Coventry

Michael Hicks is in Coventry

Fans flowing to BBT to see the infamous Thomas Muir hurdling the boards

James S calls it 6-1 Devils now that Matt Nickerson is suspended

Jason M calls it 4-1 and upset he can't be there due to knackered foot

Apologies forgot to tell you warmup finished

Lights are dimmed at BBT

Players being introduced

RED ARMY TRAVEL have seats available for next Sundays game in Nottingham - 5pm face off. adults 21, Children 14 Times - Bay 11:00, Llanishen 11:30, Coldra 12noon Good trip - contact RED ARMY TRAVEL

Flyers missing Chris Auger and Kyle Haines playing but not 100%

Anthem done

Off we go

Milam clears Flyers zone

Dean Smith is the ref

Flyers icing @ 1:13

Just to confirm Tyson Marsh is back after sitting out last night

Regan covers

1:55 gone

Brian Parker in Calgary says Devils by 3 goals

Thomas Muir goes close with a shot from point

Ben Bowns save

Devils penalty Trevor Hendrikx 2 minutes for cross-checking @ 3:33


Milam waiting to unlease rocket but Devils clear zone

Flyers offside

Devils FS

Good PK by Devils

Jesse Mychan hits side netting

All Devils at the moment

Doug Clarkson causing mayhem

Kevin Regan covers @ 7:52

Fife Goal - Jamie Milam

@ 7;48

Assist Matt Reber

gametime 8:55

Flyers penalty Kyle Horne 2 minutes for slashing @ 8:55


Brent Walton with his 17th of the season

Assist Joey Haddad a PPG @ 9:14

Chris Culligan goes close

2nd assist on Devils goal - Tyson Marsh

Flyers icing

Jesse Mychan & Jamie Wilson clash behind net

Gametime 12:04

Face off in the Flyers zone

Joey Haddad offside - silly boy

Flyers breakaway - Puck out of play

Carl Hudson shot deflected out of play by Ned Lukacevic

Devils have been camped in Flyers end

Kevin Regan saves from a Joey Haddad breakaway


Jesse Mychan rocket

@ 15:55 assist for Trevor Hendrikx

That was Jesse's 7th of the season

Flyers penalty Danny Stewart 2 minutes for hooking @ 16:43

Assist also for Chris Culligan on Devils 2nd goal

Doug Clarkson hits pipes

Crowd around 2,000

Flyers FS

Gametime 19:20

Chris Culligan foiled by Kevin Regan

End of 1st period DEVILS 2 Flyers 1

I am on the lookout for devils fans traveling to Belfast on Tuesday for the 1st leg of the Challenge Cup quarter-final against the Giants.

If you can help us out or know of someone pleae PM me, email or text the MNL number 07527 625 206

I am sure my regular Giants fans Dorothy, David M & Carl (Jester) will come to our aid - they always do.

SoG for 1st period DEVILS 15 Flyers 4

Ice is ready

Awaiting teams

Off we go for 2nd


Joey Haddad @ 20:45

That was Joey Haddad 16th of the season

Joey Martin shoots over

Flyers goal

awaiting details

Scored as 23:14 by Jordan Fulton

Assists Bobby Chaumont & Scott Fleming

Devils Penalty Brent Walton 2 minutes for slashing @ 23:42

Flyers goal a PPG

Jordan Fulton scored Flyers 3rd goal

Flyers have hardly had any play in Devils zone but are back in this game

Come on U DEVILS

Fleming & Horne with the assists on Flyers 3rd goal

Flyers penalty Jamie Milam

@ 26:15

Come on U DEVILS we want a PPG

Flyers penalty Kyle Horne

Devils have 5 on 3

for 1:08

Horne got 2 minutes for interference


@ 7:30 a PPG

Devils will still be on PP

Tyson Marsh assist Joey Martin @ 27:28

Details of that goal will be checked

Andrew Hotham scored assists for Carl Hudson & Joey Martin

Flyers FS

Devils penalty called

Andrew Hotham 2 minutes for interference @ 28:19


Devils FS

Andrew Hotham & Danny Stewart have WORDS


@ 31:13 - Joey Haddad assists Doug Clarkson & Chris Jones

Joey Haddad 17th of the season

Devils bench penalty - too many men

Correction - no penalty called

Dean Smith admitted he made a mistake

gametime 34:04

Flyers penalty @ 35:15 - Jordan Fulton 2 minutes for boarding

Lets have another PPG U DEVILS

Doug Clarkson 2 minutes for interference @ 37:09

Flyers FS and go on PP


Final 2 minutes of period

Cuople of good saves by Kevin Regan

Devils FS

End of 2nd period DEVILS 5 Flyers 3

TK having a 40th birthday cake on the ice

SoG for 2nd period DEVILS 18 Flyers 11 making it 33-15 after 2 periods

remember if you want to go to Nottingham next Sunday with RED ARMY TRAVEL there is space available Adults 21 Kids 14

Teams back on ice

Puck dropped and we are away

Come on DEVILS 2 quick goals run the clock down and start preparing for Tuesday

Quiet from BBT, my texters have probably gone to the bar

Nothing to report says Jon J


Jesse Mychan with his 2nd of the game and 8th of the season

assist for Brent Walton @ 41:10

2nd assist for Chris Culligan

Who will get to 50 points first both Joey Martin & Brent Walton now on 45 points?

Devils Joey Haddad 2 minutes for cross-checking @ 44:05


JohnWildthing thinks the Devils fans are Christmased out as they are quiet tonight

Ned Lukacevic shot beaten away by Ben Bowns

1 minute killed

Who will get to 20 goals first? Brent Walton & Joey Haddad both on 17 goals

Devils FS

Gametime 48:02

Come U DEVILS one more goal and close up shop

We cannnot allow Brian Parker to predict the correct score can we!!

Gametime 48:59

Ben Bowns covers


Hat-trick for JESSE MYCHAN

@ 50:05

Kevin Regan lifted replaced by Blair Daly

Assists for Chris Culligan & Brent Walton

Flyers goal

A rocket from Ned Lukacevic

Totally against the run of play

Assists Reber & Fleming

Flyers penalty - Milam 2 minutes for tripping

PPG scored by Andrew Hotham (his 17th of the season)

@ 51:42 assists Joey Haddad & Doug Clarkson

outstanding save by Blair Daly

Ben Bowns saves from Bobby Chaumont

Blair Daly save

Gametime 54:04

Flyers penalty Kyle Horne 2 minutes for tripping @ 54:15

Ben Bowns saves from Danny Stewart

Flyers Fs

Blair Daly continues to keep Devils at bay

Flyers goal

Jordan Fulton apparently a SHG scored millisecs before Horne returned

Goal time given as 56:14

Gametime 57:30

Flyers penalty Scott Fleming 2 minutes for cross-checking

@ 57;49

Final 2 minutes

Gametime 58:33

Final minute

Come on U DEVILS give us a goal

Flyers FS

Final score DEVILS 8 Flyers 5

A win, no injuries, no major penalties all set up for Tuesday

I am sure the MYCHAN Clan enjoyed that

Flyers MOM - Jordan Fulton

our thanks to texters Jon J, JohnWildthing, Gerald and Nigel


Two more points in the bag

Join me on Tuesday night as the Devils travel to Belfast to take on the Giants in the 1st leg of the Challenge Cup quarter final

Face off is 7pm so join me from around 6;30

Thats all from me