Match Night Live
Edinburgh Capitals 1 - 1 Cardiff Devils

Its that weekend of the season when my stress levels go through the roof as I worry about my merry gang of texters let loose in Scotland

Have they bee arrested? Are they sober? Have they recovered from the night before? Have they charged their mobiles?

Its an endless list

I shall eagerly await their signing in texts

Join me from around 6:39 as the Devils visit the Murrayfield Ice Rink to take on the Capitals

Score predictions always welcomed to along with any other comments that I can print

Jonathan C in Belgium is envious of his father and nephews who are with the RED ARMY in Scotland predicts a 5-2 win for Devils

Russky not so confident and thinks Devils will win in O/T

Steve, who be hosting on Sunday predicts a t-3 win for the Devils

waiting for my texters Gerald & Jon J to report in

Cornwall Taffy says Capitals have been playing well recently so any win for the RED ARMY will do

Jesse Mychan's mum and grandma Pat predict a winning start to the Scottish weekend - Devils by 3 goals

Laura is not so cold now here in Cardiff just wet & miserable

Gerald & Jon are in the bar - where did you expect them to be

Warmup in progress I am told

Robert T calls it 5-2 to DEVILS

We believe that Trevor Hendrikx is a scratch for Devils

Clive B says Devils will win 3-1 and Ospreys defeat Edinburgh

Jimmy S says 5-1 to Devils

Rich & Susannah Goldie on holidays in New Zealand predict a Devils win

Forgot to tell you warmup is over

We know that 300+ fans have made the trip but I expect that there will be quite a few more

Lights are dimmed

Tom Darnell seen

Flyers fan Gillian is also on texting duty

Tom Darnell is in charge


RED ARMY were clear winners of the Anthem contest

Team intros

Donna & Megan call it 6-2 to the lads

We are ready to start

Puck dropped

Puck out of play

Joey Haddad shot batted away

Early Devils pressure

Puck out of play Face off in the Capitals zone

Devils camped in Capitals end

Capitals finally clear zone

Ben Bowns denies Emmerson wrap around

Gametime 2:37

Tomas Hiadlovsky save

From Lord that was

Devils net off its moorings

Capitals working hard

Devils breakaway denied

Gametime 5:18

Matthew Myers wins face off

Tomas Hiadlovsky covers

Matthew Myers shot high & wide

Its basically dump & chase from the Capitals

Penalty Devils Jesse Mychan 2 minutes for roughing same for Jade Portwood

@ 8:16

Gametime 9:30

Both teams - Full strength

Save Tomas Hiadlovsky

Capitals making sure Devils cannot settle on the puck

Sustained pressure from Capitals

Devils clear zone

Capitals penalty 2 minutes for holding - Richard Hartmann

@ 13:36

Come on U DEVILS lets have a PPG

Capitals clear zone

Devils go close

Capitals Full strength

Devils penalty Tyson Marsh 2 minutes for cross-checking


@ 16:30

Devils 2 on 1 denied

Capitals GOAL a PPG

Puck deflected into net - off Devils - goal given to Emmerson

@ 17:29

Assist for Barron

Jarolin looks sore after blocking a shot

Ben Bowns saves from Rix

Final minute

End of period Capitals 1 DEVILS 0

Told puck went in off Andrew Hotham's leg

SoG for 1st period Capitals 8 DEVILS 11

Teams back on ice

2nd period starts

Capitals penalty coming

2 minutes for hooking against Benedict @21:17


Devils PP goes close 1 minute left

Capitals FS

Tomas Hiadlovsky save

gametime 24:03

Capitals battling hard to keep Devils at bay

Gametime 26:30

Fantastic save Ben Bowns

Andrew Lord goes close

Capitals penalty Emmerson 2 minutes for hooking @ 28:09

30 secs of PP left

Tomas Hiadlovsky save

Capitals Full strength

Capitals penalty Jade Portwood 2 minutes for holding

Potwood penalty was @ 31:07

Capitals Full strength

Devils shoot high & wide yet again

Gametime 34:55

Capitals frustrating the Devils

Devils offside

gametime 17:34

Capitals penalty Berron 2 minutes for roughing

Come on U DEVILS lets have a goal

Final minute

Glove save Tomas Hiadlovsky

Tomas Hiadlovsky save after save

end of 2nd period Capitals 1 DEVILS 0

Devils will have a 7sec pp in 3rd

Jon cannot believe that DEVILS are still behind, Tomas Hiadlovsky keeping them out

SoG for 2nd period Capitals 3 DEVILS 17 making it 11-28 after 2 periods

3rd period starts

Gametime 41;09


Jake Morrisette 22nd of the season

@ 42:15

Assists Joey Martin & Andrew Lord

Lets have another goal U DEVILS

Brent Walton goes close

Capitals penalty 2 minutes for cross-checking for Jay King

Gametime 45:15

Matthew Myers hits post

44 secs left on Devils PP

Tomas Hiadlovsky saves yet again

Ben Bowns has a great save to stop a Capitals breakaway

Capitals FS

Devils penalty Carl Hudson 2 minutes for interference


@ 47:12

40 secs of PK left

Devils Full strength

Gametime 49:27

Devils penalty Matthew Myers 2 minutes for holding @ 49:28


Save Ben Bowns

1:05 left in Devils PK

Ben Bowns save

Game is getting feisty

Devils Full strength

Glove save Ben Bowns

Capitals pressure at the moment

Andrew Lord shoots just wide

Another glove save by Ben Bowns

Gametime 54;08

5 minutes left

Tomas Hiadlovsky saves a Carl Hudson bullet

Good defensive play by Tyson Marsh

Its end to end

Gametime 57;25

Final 2 minutes

Emmerson stops a Devils goal

Devils throwing everything at Capitals

Final minute

Tomas Hiadlovsky glove save from Jesse Mychan

Time out Devils

Tomas Hiadlovsky dislodges net

End of regulation

Capitals 1 DEVILS 1

O/T here we come

SoG for 3rd Capitals 6 DEVILS 12

Making it 17-41

O/T starts

Devils offside

@ 60:59

Great save Tomas Hiadlovsky from Andrew Hotham

2 minutes of O/T played

Gametime 63:08

Final minute

7 secs left

o/T ends - penalties

Morrisette - save

Rix next


Joey Martin


Greg Collins


Andrew Hotham




Final score Capitals 2 DEVILS 1

Our thanks to texters Jon J and Gerald along with Flyer Gillian - great coverage


Capitals MoM - Tomas Hiadlovsky

Join me tomorrow night as the eagerly awaited "Battle of Glasgow" between the Clan and the Devils