Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 5 - 1 Manchester Storm

Good Afternoon, Please Join myself (Russky) and OJ at 6pm for the build game and game updates. The Face off is scheduled for 7pm. OJ will be providing the Match text commentary and I will be chipping in with score updates from the other games going on this eveing in the EIHL.

Please send your comments and predictions to and I will be post them during the build up to the game from 6pm.

Well Hello again, so far we have had two predictions through. I dont know if its because Wales are playing rugby or people are watching the football or somthing else on tv, there is still time to get your predictions to us before the puck drops at 7pm.

Brian, one of the Devils' owning consortium members has sent us a message saying that they are fired up and cant wait for the season to start. He Predicts a comfortable 4 goal winning margin for the Devils.

Tonights game sees the start of the Devils' defence of The Challenge Cup, with this Group B match. Dundee and Belfast started this seasons Cup competition last night in Dundee, which saw the Stars shutting out the Giants and winning by three goals.

Pat from Bridgend predicts a 3-2 win for the Devils.

Latest score from an early face off in Edinburgh: Capitals 0 Belfast 1

For all the egg chasing followers Wales 11 Italy 11

For the Wendy ball kicking supporters: San Marino 0 England 3, 'Who cares?' I hear you cry!!!!

Still very quiet on the predictions front!!! email us at to send yours.

Belfast have doubled their lead at Murrayfield Ice rink.

Thank goodness for Leigh Halfpenny!!! Wales 14 Italy 11

drop goal for Italy now 14-14

Penalty Kicking competition at the Millenium: Wales 17 Italy 14

In the absence of any Icehockey or predictions or other news: Wales 20 Italy 14

Major worry!! Having already lost Rhys Webb, in the first half, Now Leigh Halfpenny is down injured.

Dan Bigger extends Wales' lead to 9 points with a penalty!

MNL calling OJ are you there OJ?

Yes Russ just got online

Good!!! I was starting to get worried!!!

We had an attempted burglary at home last night, so have been dealing with the Police

Sorry to hear that OJ!!!

Waiting for texters to report in, tonight we have Olivia and JohnWildthing

Italy just scored a try wide by the corner flag so a tough conversion attempt.

Rugby Final Score: Wales 23 Italy 19

No Matt Caria for Storm after delayed flight

At last another prediction form Steve B, who is going for a 6-2 Devils victory

No Leigh Salters for Devils but Joey Haddad has arrived

Face Off delayed apparently

Not a surprise with the Buses on strike and the congestion caused by the rugby

Latest score from Fife: Flyers 0 Blaze 1

Storm didn't arrive until just after 6pm

Warmup completed Zamboni on ice at the moment

Lights dimmed at BBT

Small group of Storm fans (+ drummer) doing their club proud

We have our youngest predictor: aged 7 thinks the Devils win 7-5

The predictor's Name was Chloe, Well Done Chloe!!!

Jon J is also texting for us tonight, Olivia just arrived as has JohnWildthing

Anthem done

game starts

We are off for the first competive game of the 2015/6 season

Russky is keeping an eye on other scores for us

Gerald also reported in as a a texter.

Storm Igor Bobcek 2 minutes for hooking @0:12

Joey Haddad goes close on his very first touch

Storm 's Tomlin appears to be wearing some extra padding on his legs

Brent Walton hits the post

Gothan shoots and misses

Storm Full strength

Zane Kalemba save at close range

Haddad goes close as does Walton

Storm go close

Gametime 4:02

Walton leaves the ice for treatment after being hit

Storm penalty Paul Philips 2 minutes for kneeing

Brent Walton was the one Kneed , looks serious

Devils Joey Martin 2 minutes for tripping @ 4:45

Storm net displaced

Big hit by Trevor Hendrikx on Grant Toulmin

Hendrixks goes for big hip check and misses, abit out of practice?

Storm penalty Omar Pacha 2 minutes for holding

Zane Kalemba save from Tomas Kurka

Gametime 6:03

Martin returns

Panic over Brent Walton back on ice - tough little guy

it takes alot to stop Brent

Storm Goal

Latest score: Capitals 2 Belfast 5

Breakaway goal @ 7:31 scored by Mathew Sisca

Storm FS

Correction:According to EIHL its still Fife 0 Blaze 0

Assists Luke Salazar & David Phillips

Storm scored with their first SoG

its now: Capitals 3 Giants 5

Ben Bowns covers

Storm net off again

I believe it was a SHG

Michael Hicks is the referee

Gametime 10:50

Its all Devils but Zane Kalemba in the Storm net are keeping us at bay

Devils Trevor Hendrikx 2 minutes for roughing @ 11:45


Storm go offside

Devils Full strength

Gametime 14:01

Jon J says Devils will wonder why they are behind

storm icing at 14:32

Storm working hard

Storm penalty Mike Folkes 2 minutes for cross-checking @ 15:09

Come U DEVILS lets have a PPG now - please

Latest score from NIC Panthers 1 Dundee 0

Brent Walton has shot blocked

We are watching hockey and there a HIGH TEMPERATURE warning for Southern Ontario

Devils getting closer as the storm clear their D

I bet they will have Welsh weather when I arrive Monday

Another good save by Zane Kalemba

Jake Morissette goes close

Storm Full strength

Zane Kalemba save from Zach Hervato

All DEVILS at the moment

Final Score Edinburgh 3 Belfast 5

Ben Bowns save

End of 1st period DEVILS 0 Storm 1

Final score in the football San Marino 0 England 6 but remember the most important match is Wales V Isreal tomorrow!!!!

Latest from Fife: Fife 1 Coventry 0

Peter Bradbury, a Manchester Storm hockey fan has emailed us. He says that it looks like Kalemba is keeping the Storm in the game.

Jon J period report - Devils lacking a clinical edge so far but looking the better team. Fair play to Storm they are working hard

Teams back on ice

2nd period starts

Zach Hervato goes close

Storm have great chance but they miss

Tomas Kurka has shot saved

Zane Kalemba is solid so far

Storm penalty Matthew Paton 2 minutes for boarding @ 22:06


Guillaume Doucet scores


@ 23:13 a PPG

ooops sorry dont know what happened then!

Assists Tomas Kurka & Joey Haddad

Big forecheck by Storm

puck out of play again at Devils end

Storm style of play very much like that of Devils

Ben Bowns great save from point blank range

Storm seemed to have upped their game

Jake Morissette goes close

I was hoping to bring you updates of the Devils u20 but nothing from Nigey yet

Batch puts Paton into a corner!!!

Penalty shot DEVILS

@ 28:15 - Zach Hervato

Hervato stopped in his tracks!

Misses the puck altogether - ice is terrible

oops a itchy stick for Hervato

Zane Kalemba save from Tomas Kurka

Gametime 28:48

Pace of the game has increased

Latest at the NIC: Panthers 1 Stars 2

Hotham Paton compare handbags!

SoG for 1st period DEVILS 17 Storm 8

Jon J thinks we should get more physical

Zane Kalemba blocks Chris Jones shot

Ben Bowns save

Peter B a Storm fan out there following the game on MNL any other Storm fans let us know at

Storn icing at 31:33

Gametime 31:33

Another good save by Ben Bowns

Storm offside @ 32:23

Storm offside @ 32:23

Devils passing is not up to scratch tonight

Great save by Zane Kalemba as Chris Jones goes close

Devils now icing at 33:44

Storm on top at 34:37

Ben Bowns saves again

devils being pushed off the puck which is a surprise

Ben Bowns is keeping us in this game at the moment


Gametime 36:47

Andrew Lord shoots high


Zach Hervato scores

@ 37:56

CHL Latest Clan are 2-2 at the moment

just what the Devils needed.


and again!!!!

Andrew Hotham scores Devils 3rd goal

awaiting goal details

Hervatos goal was @ 37:56 assists for Brent Walton & Tyson Marsh

Andrew Hotham goal was @ 38:13


No assists on 3rd goal

Devils have found their MOJO

Jake Morissette scores 4th assists for Andrew Lord & Joey Martin

End of 2nd period DEVILS 4 Storm 1

Devils 4th goal time at 39:05=6

THREE GOALS in 70 secs

latest scores Fife 2 Coventry 0 Panthers 2 Stars 2 Clan 3-2 up

Jon J reports - Devils looked out of sorts but suddenly found their shooting boots again

trying to get CHL updates!!! Clan 3-3 Inglestaat at moment I will bring you the score in the Steelers game when I can get it

Peter Bradbury emailed again!! He says the Storm Imploded and will take the score as it is now. Steelers trailing 1-2 at the moment 5 mins into 3rd period!

Latest score Fife 5 Coventry 0

Teams back and 3rd period underway

Devils offside

Tyson Marsh goes close @ 41:32

SoG for 2nd period DEVILS 10 Storm 11 making it 26-19 after 2 periods

Brent Walton laying down the law

Tomas Kurka goes close

Luke Piggott adding some energy and high octane to Devils play

Ben Bowns saves from Grant Toulmin

Assists on Devils 3rd goal were given to Guillaume Doucet & Joey Haddad


Tomas Kurka scores

Assists for Guillaume Doucet & Joey Haddad

@ 45:41 I believe

Gametime 47:22

Crowd given as 1880

Devils pushing hard for more goals

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone

Trevor Hendrikx & Gal Koren penalised @ 51:49

Clan win their CHL game against Ingolstadt

Penalties were for roughing

Ben Bowns saves

Ben Bowns saves from David Phillips

Ben Bowns covers as Andrew Hotham makes life a misery for Storm forwards

Blaze losing 5-0 at Fife

Joey Martin goes close followed by a fine effort by Andrew Hotham

Storm penalty Mathew Sisca 2 minutes for tripping @ 55:33

Another big save by Zane Kalemba

Lets have another PPG U DEVILS

Carl Hudson goes close

Storm Full strength

Final 2 minutes

Trevor Hendrikx penalty


2 minutes for boarding was the call

Final minute

Hendo penalty was as 58:14

Save Ben Bowns @ 59:38

Final score DEVILS 5 Storm 1

Our thanks to texters Olivia, Jon J, JohnWildthing & Gerald

Well done Russky (Russ James) for his contribution

Russky will be hosting tomorrows MNL

Storm MoM Mathew Sisca


Thats all from me (OJ) MNL will be with yoy tomorrow evening when those nasty STEELERS come to the BBT for Challenge Cup action

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