Match Night Live
Hull Stingrays 4 - 5 Cardiff Devils

Welcome to MNL for coverage of the Devils game at Hull against the Stingrays

TWO league points if the target as the league season draws to an exciting conclusion.

Join me (OJ) from around 5:30 by which time Wales will have beaten Ireland

Score predictions/comments as usual welcomed to

First victory in the bag so LETS GO DEVILS LETS GO

Texters Gerald & JohnWildthing have reported for duty

Warmup underway

Jesse Mychan returns - Doug Clarkson not icing

Russky expects a win from this game

Skippy says the following TV show is worth watchinh Inferno TV Challenge Cup Special: There's a nice little message from the owners about two minutes in.

Simon also goes for a 4-1 win for Devils

Warmup finished

Bobbuy McEwan says Hull are 5 players down

Jo says Doug Clarkson currently shooting pucks at the BBT

Stingrays only had 13 skaters last Tuesday when the beat the Capitals 5-4

Cornwall Taffy sees Devils returning to winning ways 5-2

Come on Scotland - they are giving England a game at HQ as the prats say

Mobile signal is terrible as always at rink in Hull

Puck dropped

Trevor Hendrikx shoots wide

Brown covers @ 1:55

Puck out of play Face off in the Stingrays zone

Mike Hicks is referee

Scoreboard clock very patched up so timings might be off the mark

Galbraith clears then goes coast to coast

Stingrays Tom ralph 2 minutes for tripping @ 2:19

Brown glove save

Stingrays Full strength


Joey Haddad @ 4:11 PPG his 26th of the seasom

Assists for Markku Tahtinen & Andrew Hotham

Jesse Mychan first shift for ages

Two saves from Ben Bowns

Gametime 5:46

Goal Stingrays @ 6:27

Eric Galbraith the scorer

Ben Bowns appeared to be unsighted

Assists Towner & Osman

Chilcott not Towner got 1st assist

Stingrays only have 11 skaters

Stingrays penalty Osman 2 minutes for high sticks

@ 8:47

Carl Hudson ashot deflected and hits roof

Pacha clears

Brent Walton shot blocked by Brendan Jamison

Stingrays Full strength

Devils PP report - must do better

Puck out of play @ 11:08

Carl Hudson shoots, Brown deflects out of play @ 11:43

Chris Culligan offside ' 12:56

Stingrays Goal

Ben Bowns protests

Looks like it was kicked in

Goal awarded scored by Knox assist Osman

Time of Stingrays 2nd goal 13:04

Puck out of play @ 13:55

Tanaka breakaway stopped by Tyson Marsh

Come on U DEVILS

Brown covers @ 16:00


Scored by Carl Hudson his 12th of the season

@ 16:06

Assists for Tyson Marsh & Jake Morissette

Matthew Myers shoots wide @ 17:02

Andrew Lord smashed Jamie Chilcott with a big hit

Andrew Lord penalised for that perfectly legal hit


2 minutes for holding was the call!!!!

Jake Morissette clears zone

Joey Haddad goes coast to coast - glove save Brown

Stingrays offside @ 19:30

Ben Bowns covers

End of 1st period Stingrays 2 DEVILS 2

Stingrays will start 2nd period with a 1 second pp

Panthers game in Belfast - delayed

SoG for 1st period Stingrays 8 DEVILS 17

2nd period delayed due to problems with ice

Finally we start 2nd period

Clear hook on Mark Richardson not called

Matthew Myers shoots high & out of play @ 20:55

Stingrays goal @ 21:41

Omar Pacha unassisted


Devils icing @ 23:16

Come on U DEVILS

Ben Bowns glove save from Jamison

big glove save by Brown from Matthew Myers

Joey Martin shoots wide


Devils penalty Andrew Hotham 2 minutes for high sticks @ 26:07


Actually it was 26:27

Missing led bulbs on scoreboard

Joey Martin clears

46 secs left of Devils PK

Where are the Mychan Clan these days - snowed under

Galbraith goes close

Ben Bowns holds onto puck

Devils Full strength

Devils penalty Tyson Marsh 2 minutes for delay of game @ 30:44


Mark Richardson hit in the belly, stays down but soon up completes his shift

Devils Full strength

Chris Culligan @ 33:24 his 14th of the season


Andrew Lord (22nd) @ 33:45

Yes TWO goals in 21 secs

Brent Walton got the only assist on Chris Culligan's goal

Assists for Andrew Hotham & Jake Morissette on Devils 4th goal

Ben Bowns covers @ 35:52

Stingrays penalty Carl Lauzen 2 minutes for holding @ 35:56

Lets have a PPG U DEVILS

Markku Tahtinen chips it high

Brown covers from Andrew Hotham @ 37:09

Stingrays Full strength


@ 39:36

Chris Culligan his 2nd of the game and 19th of the season

End of 2nd period Stingrays 3 DEVILS 5

Joey Haddad got an assist on Devils 5th goal

2nd assist on 5th goal goes to Andrew Hotham

Gerald, Colin & JohnWildthing doing a fine job at Hull for us where they are finding it hard to hear the game announcer

Probably due to RED ARMY making too much noise

SoG for 2nd period Stingrays 12 DEVILS 16 making it 20-33 after 2 periods

teams back on ice

3rd period starts

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone @ 44:10

Lets have another goal U DEVILS

gametime 45:04

Nothing much to report

Gametime 50:38

Omar Pacha & Andrew Hotham pushing and shoving each other

Gametime 52:37

Stingrays Goal @ 52:54 - Sam Towner the scorer

Assist Lauzon & Galbraith

Joey Martin goes close


Brown covers from Jesse Mychan

Gametime 55:02

4 minutes left in game

Brown glove save @ 56:15

Joey Martin hits cross bar

Brent Walton fires high and out of play @ 57:54

Final 2 minutes

Jesse Mychan challenges Omar Pacha who quickly retreats to the safety of the Stingrays bench

Time out Stingrays @ 58:13

Game restarts

Its all Devils

Brown pulled

Final minute

Devils penalty @ 59:28


Andrew Hotham 2 minutes for boarding

correction it was 2 minutes for hooking

Stingrays offside

10 secs left

Final score Stingrays 4 DEVILS 5

Two league points after a hard fought game

Our thanks go to texters - Colin, Gerald & JohnWildthing


Stingrays MoM - DAVID BROWN

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