Match Night Live
Hull Stingrays 2 - 3 Cardiff Devils

Join me (OJ) from around 5:30 fpr coverage of the Devils game in Hull

Score predictions plus comments to

Robert T goes for a 6-1 win for Devils with lots of penalties and a very physical game.

I hope that is not the case, lets bag 2 points and return home fresh with no injuries or penalties

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Jimmy Snels goers for a 5-2 win for the lads

Same score predicted by Pat in Bridgend

Devils by 3 say the Mychan clan

The Mychans have enjoyed a balmy +5 but after a thaw it has now been freezing making travel difficult outside the City

Tonight we have the RED ARMY TRAVEL Crew on texting duty - Gerald, JohnWildthing & Colin

NathanTank thinks Devils will win 5-1

Russky says Devils by 3

Mark G says 4-1 to Devils

Clive B also goes for a 4-1 victory for the RED ARMY

Apologies but I can#t seem to contact our texters at Hull - they are most likely still in the bar

Gerald is trying to find out if Matthew Myers is icing

Rumour is that he is but then he didn't appear in warmup

Possible delay at Hull, Zamboni has thrown a wobble

15 minute delay confirmed

RED ARMY TRAVEL have booked 180 tickets for the CC semi in Coventry so book your seat ASAP to cheer on the Devils to the CC Final in the Las Vagas of the north - SHEFFIELD

Who writes these scripts?

RED ARMY have been going through their songbook as they await face off

Devils take to the ice

Matthew M calls it 6-2 for Devils

Stingrays also on ice

Brian Parker says Devils by 4 goals

Anthem time

Cornwall Taffy says Devils will win by 2 goals

Both Anthems played at Hull

Told no webast due to technical problems

Puck is dropped

First shot of the game (Chris Culligan) deflected high

The techies are busy trying to restore webcast

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone @ 1:28

Brown saves from Andrew Hotham

shot from Andrew Lord goes wide

To make your night - tonights referee is Tom Darnell

No Matthew Myers for Devils


Brent Walton with his 20th of the season

Assist for Carl Hudson

Goal was @ 3:05

Gametime 5:03

Ben Bowns first save recorded @ 5:58

Easy save by Ben Bowns from a Pacha longshot @ 7:55

Stingrays Goal

@ 8:39

Scored by Knox assists Hervato & Osman

Ben Bowns save

Will Frederick clears Stingrays zone

Ben Bowns covers @ 10:06

Slow start by Devils

Stingrays score

Sam Towner

Assist Zach Hervato

@ 10:13

Come on U DEVILS wake up

Devils icing @ 11:20

Devils penalty Jesse Mychan 2 minutes for charging @ 11:35


Joey Martin clears

30 sec killed

Devils FS

Handbags as Bowns is repeatedly run by Rays - no call

Penalties for MATTHEW DAVIES & Andrew Hotham @ 13:35

Both get 2 minutes for roughing

Tyson Marsh tripped by Jordan Meyer - no call

Pad save DAVID BROWN from Joey Martin

Devils called for offside when it clearly wasnt

Both team back to full strength

Stingrays icing @ 16:57

Devils penalty Tyson Marsh 2 minutes for tripping @ 18:00

Could easily have been a penalty shot


Stingrays penalty 2 minutes for high sticks @ 18:31

Zach Hervato was the guilty person

4 on 4

Lets have a goal U DEVILS before the buzzer

End of 1st period Stingrays 2 DEVILS 1

Colin says Devils need to up their game - sharpish

SoG for 1st period Stingrays 15 DEVILS 8

Devils need to up their game, you cannot cruise until the game ios in the bag

Colin is surprised how slow the Devils started the game, no intensity, no hits and very little fore checking

Nothing like the Devils of late

TWO periods to put this right

Told that Chris Jones has been seen limping

Chris Jones seen limping, texters cannot recall him being hit or struggling to get off the ice

Players out for 2nd period

Webcast up and running

2nd period starts

Devils icing

Stingrays Full strength

I don't know whats happenning my MNL is acting a bit odd

Doug Clarkson blocks a series of shots

Brent Walton goes close

You wouldn't believe it BT are updating my broadband or doing something locally

It looks as if it is now ok

Colin reiterates that DEVILS need to up their game

Gametime 25:33

Luke Piggott shot rebounded - nobody can get on the end of it

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone

Trevor Hendrikx hits roof hence Face off in the Devils zone

Not a lot happening says Colin

Andrew Hotham shot saved by Brown @ 27:29

No Chris Jones this period

Doug Clarkson blocks shot - goes off hurt

Penalties to Chris Culligan & David Brown @ 30:01

Joey Haddad penalised as well

Culligan & Brown get delay of game, Haddad 2 minutes for roughing


Devils Full strength

Ben Bowns covers @ 33:10


Jesse Mychan his 10th @ 34:28

Assists Brent Walton & Chris Culligan

Come on U DEVILS lets have another goal

Brown covers from Andrew Lord @ 37:20

Jordan Knox misses open net

End of 2nd period Stingrays 2 DEVILS 2

Colin says that was better but Devils need to imrove their passing game

SoG for 2nd period Stingrays 10 DEVILS 11 making it 25-19 after 2 periods

Colin tells Joey Haddad had a long chat with refe at end of 2nd period

Teams back on ice

Come on U DEVILS one big period in the Devils tradition

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3rd period underway


A nothing fight @ 41:28

Both get 5 minutes for fighting

Gerald says rubbish fight he seen better on Jeremy Kyle Show

Doug Clarkson goes close

Brown glove save from Mark Richardson @ 43:36

Stingrays 2 minutes for delay of game @ 44:42 - Omar Pacha

Lets have a PPG U DEVILS - please

Devils penalty Andrew Lord 2 minutes for hooking @ 45:08

1:34 of 4 on 4 then 236 sec pp for Stingrays

Where has Darnell been for the last month or so?

We are back to 5 on 5 hockey

Come on U DEVILS regulation wins are important

Stingrays pressure

Two great saves by Ben Bowns

Gametime 50:03

Joey Martin misses a clear chance @ 11:04

Poor effort by Devils says Colin

Play badly and pocket 2 points would do me

Come U DEVILS big push to the buzzer

Massive scramble at Rays goal, Brown finally manages to cover puck

Devils should have scored

Gametime 53:23

Stingrays now miss a clear chance

Does anybody want to win this game????

Gametime 55:06

Stingrays icing @ 55:13

Ben Bowns covers @ 55:24

Andrew Hotham hits post

Gametime 56:57

Ben Bowns hurt

Doesn't look good

He's up

Chris Culligan dumps Joey Haddad chases

Final 2 minutes

Brown saves from Chris Culligan

Brown then saves from Joey Haddad

Final minute

Stingrays icing @ 59:31


Cardiff offside 4 secs left

End of 3rd period Stingrays 2 DEVILS 2

O/T next

O/T underway

Devils offside @ 60:45

Brown saves from Joey Haddad @ 62:08


Brent Walton with his 21st of the season wins game for Devils

Assists Chris Culligan & Andrew Hotham @ 62:18

Devils MoM - BRENT WALTON with a brilliant 2+1

Our thanks to Colin, Gerald and JohnWildthing who will now enjoys their journey home

Rember to viit RED ARMY TRAVEL if you intend to go to Coventry for the semi-final on 18th Feb

Join me tomorrow night as MNL brings you coverage of the Devils v Steelers in front of another sell out crowd