Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 4 - 0 Sheffield Steelers

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Steve B goes for a much need Devils win (5-3)

Russky is hoping the Devils can snatch a win to partly erase what happened two weeks ago

Warmup in progress

No Trevor Hendrikx for Devils tonight

I assume Trevor Hendrikx sits out as Markku Tahtinen plays

James S predicts a 4-3 win for Devils

Hazel in Southend goes for a 5-4 Devils victory, Pete calls it 4-2 to the lads

The Mychan Clan in SK will have to follow on MNL and Twitter as there is no webcast as game is shown live on Premier Sports

The Mychan Clan predicts a Devils win by the odd goal after a battle

There must be someone out there who is going to watch this game on a stream, let me know -

Matt Thompson & Tom Darnell are in charge

Waiting for teams

Cornwall Taffy calls it a must wein for Devils

Brian Parker predicts 4-2 to Devils

Chloe (age 7) thinks Devils will win 6-4

Anthem time

Puck dropped

Ben Bowns covers

devils pressure

Gametime 2:15

Unice saves from Mark Richardson

Handbags in front of Steelers net

Devils offside

Jake Morissette goes close @ 3:09

Good pressure from Devils

Its end to end

Good back checking by Brent Walton

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone

Mark Richardson seems to be double shifting as Devils play with 5 D

Big hit by Andrew Hotham

Unice saves from


Tipped in by Brent Walton - his 23rd of the season

Assists for Andrew Hotham & Chris Culligan

Goal was at 13:28

Devils have started this game well

Unice glove saver @ 7:26

Penalty for Steelers Jonathan Phillips 2 minutes for high sticks @ 7;40

Steelers clear zone

Puck out of play with 1:06 left of PP

Goal off its moorings


A ppg by Joey Martin (16th)

An excellent PPG

We believe assists went to Carl Hudson & Jake Morissette @ 9:22

Myers, Clarkson & Haddad causing massive problems for Steelers


Andrew Lord with his 16th

Time out Steelers

Devils 2nd goal scored by Jake Morissette assists Martin & Hudson

Devils penalty Mark Richardson 2 minutes for tripping

@ 10:46


Devils PK doing well

Both Devils 2nd & 3rd goals scored by Jake Morissette

Devils Full strength

Assists for Martin & Hudson on 2nd goal, Richardson assisted on 3rd goal

Devils GOAL disallowed

Now under review

High stick called

Gametime 14:33

Good save by Ben Bowns

Steelers penalty Gord Baldwin 2 minutes for slashing @ 15:18

Doug Clarkson hits cross bar

Andrew Lord shoots just wide

Unice glove save

Jesse Mychan & Mathieu Roy have words

Face off in the Steelers zone @ 17:11

Mychan & Roy get 2 minutes for roughing

@ 17:11

Carl Hudson clears zone

Ben Bowns saves a long distance shot

Final minute

Ben Bowns save

Steelers pressure

End of 1st period DEVILS 3 Steelers 0

SoG for 1st period DEVILS 15 Steelers 6

"nd assist on Devils 3rd goal goes to Joey Martin

Players back on ice

2nd period starts

Josh Batch knocks net off

Ben Bowns save

Ben Bowns covers

Mark Richardson clears off goal line

Steelers pressure

Devils finally clear zone

Ben Bowns covers @23:52

Great glove save by Unice

Face off in the Steelers zone @ 24:06

Unice covers after Andrew Lord forecheck forces turnover

icing Face off in the Steelers zone

Steelers offside

Steelers offside @ 26:17

Devils D doing a great job at blue line

Doug Clarkson goes close

Tahtinen 's pace beats O'connor

good defensive work by Brent Walton

Jesse Mychan levels Mark Thomas

Good pressure from Devils as net is dislodged

Joey Haddad shot saved

Doug Clarkson crashes net as Unice saves

Steelers penalty Ben O'Connor 2 minutes for holding @ 30:33

Carl Hudson misses empty net

Steelers penalty as Devils go 5 on 3

Hewitt called for slashing : 32:13

20 secs of 5 on 3

Devils Time out

Game retarts

Now 5 on 4

1 minute of pp left

Devils goals disallowed - Matthew Myers in crease

Steelers Full strength

Gametime 34:53

Steelers offside

Devils net off @ 35:29

End to end at the moment

Ben Bowns denies Tyler Mosienko breakaway

Devils 2 on 1 denied by Steelers D

Devils icing Face off in the Devils zone

Final minute

Period ending with Steelers pressure

Big hit by Rodney Sarich on Jake Morissette

Crowd in full voice

End of 2nd period DEVILS 3 Steelers 0

Sharlene says Ben Bowns is having an awesome game

SoG for 2nd period DEVILS 11 Steelers 7 making it 26-13 after 2 periods

teams back on ice

3rd period starts

Puck out of play Jesse Mychan called for delay of play @ 40:13


Steelers offside

Devils clear zone

Dreadful pass by Ben O'Connor - these been a number of them in this game

Devils Full strength

Carl Hudson misses with a big hit

Unice giveaway not punished

Joey Martin unlucky

Unice covers @ 44:11

RED ARMY up the volume - if that is possible


@ 45:03

Joey Martin scores his 17th of the season

Assists Jake Morissette & Andrew Hotham

Steelers offside @ 45:45

Ben Bowns glove save

Devils icing Face off in the Devils zone @ 46:27

Puck out of play @ 47:02

Devils 2nd goal now credited to Martin assists Lord & Hudson

Devils turned over for once with a bad pass

Devils clear zone

Joey Haddad hits the crossbar

Very unlucky not to score

Steelers penalty - Tomas Petruska 2 minutes for cross-checking @ 49:29

Come on U DEVILS lets have another PPG

Adam says Markku Tahtinen looks decent

Scrappy PP so far by Devils

Steelers Full strength

Devils disrupting Steelers at every opportunity in neutral ice

End to end

Devils slow in clearing zone

Fretter skates into Doug Clarkson who pushes him over

Jesse Mychan hit on O'Connor

Devils penalty called for charging @ 55:34


Devils clear zone

Great PK by Devils

Cardiff Full strength

Devils unlucky on breakaway

Good work by Andrew Lord keeops puck in Steelers zone

Big hit by Matthew Myers

Final score DEVILS 4 Steelers 0

Steelers MoM - Ben O'Connor


SoG for 3rd period DEVILS 3 Steelers 11 making it 29-24

Our thanks to the Temme lads - Adam & Tony and to Sharlene who gave us great coverage and delivered a great win

The biggest problem I now have is whether my texters in Scotland have too many sherberts and dont charge their phones

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