Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 5 - 3 Sheffield Steelers

Hello, Join me (Russky) at 5pm for the build up, score updates and Match text commentary. Please feel free to send any predictions and/or comments you may have to and I will do my best to include them.

Welcome to our coverage this evening of the second Challenge cup Match for the Cardiff Devils at the BBT where they face the Sheffield Steelers! After last nights emphatic win over the Manchester Storm, the Devils will be looking to make it a four point weekend.

Our first Prediction has been received and Brian from his location in Mexico predicts a Devils win by two goals!

Machester and Edinburgh have faced off at Altrincham in the earlyish start. Coventry and Fife will be resuming their battle at the Skydome in 10 minutes.

Who wants updates on Wales V Israel? No???

Cornwall Taffy predicts a 4-2 win for the Devils

and a 2-1 win over Israel

Andrew Lindsay sees it a more comfortable evening for the Devils with a 6-3 victory

The warm up should be starting shortly at the BBT

Cue Thunderstruck By AC/DC and the teams take to the Ice for the Warm up

The Cardiff City Stadium is rocking to the sound of the Crowd singing the Welsh National Anthem. Still 0-0 btw

Latest score Storm 1 Capitals 0 Sisca @11:44

Once the game at the BBT has started I will be giving the latest scores during the period breaks only!

Confirmed win for Hamilton at Italian GP. THe result stands after stewards inspection of his car

Very quiet on the prediction front again, Why not email us matchnightlive@gmail to send us your prediction, even if you are at the BBT!

Warm up should be over now!


End of first period at Altrincham: Storm 1 Capitals 0

Leigh Salters should be back tonight having served his match penalty

Half time Wales 0 Israel 0 Wales started well but game settled down after two early chances for Kanu and Ransey

Waiting for my texters Gerald and Nigel to report in.

Nigel has reported in stating the Ice looks abit poor!

Wizard of Llanishen 3-2 win to the Devils

Apologies to those who didnt appreciate my F1 update but alot more people would want to know than not.

Walton plays tonight so not too bad after last nights injury not prohibitive.

Time to sing loud and proud for the Anthem!

Coventry Blaze winning 1-0

puck is dropped

Mike Hicks is the referee

early Devils pressure from Morrisette and Hotham, Steelers scramble clear the puck

Hicks has the armbands


2:10Haddad from Doucet and Kurka at 2:10

Bowns saves from Moyer

Bowns covers at 4:35

all gone quiet at BBT

Moyer 2mins for high sticks at 8:14

Steelers clear their D zone twice in quick succession

Mosienko2 minutes for cross-checking at 9:19

Devils 5 on 3 PP

Correction Frettel not Mosienko


Joey Martin 10:09

Steelers FS

Batch fires a slapshot just wide

Assists for Ben Bowns on Devils 2nd goal & Guillaume Doucet

Devils goal disalllowed

crowd wanting a replay on tv screens

Doucet 2 minutes for slashing

at 16:01

Devils FS

Bowns blocks then covers at 17:14

hotham 2 minutes for Delay of game 17:54

PK for Devils 5on 3 for 1:17

Lord 2 minutes for high sticks

End of period Devils 2 Steelers 0 and will start 2nd period with 39 seconds left to kill

Latest scores Storm 4 Capitals 1 Blaze 1 Fife 0

5 mins left at City of Cardiff Stadium Wales 0 Israel 0

well after all that i need a lie down in a darkened room!!!

4 mins of stoppage time: Still Wales 0 Israel 0

disallowed goal for Wales :-(

Final Score: Wales 0 Israel 0

Nigel, one of the texters said that puck was in and out of the goal so fast for the disallowed goal. He wonders is time for goal line technology for this!

We are back underway

Devils back to FS

Bowns covers at 21:08

Steelers knocks the net off its moorings again

Richardson leaves ice after being hit by puck

Is Hicksy match fit?

Steelers chatting to Hicks at every stoppage.

Steelers icing 25:32

Hicks fails to see Haddad getting hit by Fitgerald

hill2 minutes for kneeing 27:03

Phil Hill getting some banter from the crowd

Steelers goal dislodged again by Plante

1:30 of PP left

steelers FS

Hervato 2 minutes for tripping 29:44

PK Devils!

Devils FS

Latest score Storm 7 Capitals 1 Blaze 3 Fife 0

Hudson 2 minutes for tripping at 36:06

Martin deflects puck out of play 36:35

1:35 of pk left.

Hervato clears then Devils go back to FS

Puck out of play at Devils D zone 1:13 left in 2nd

End of 2nd Period

That was a quieter period. Time for a Cuppa and to grab some grub! Any constructive comments welcomed so why not email me at

Final score at Altrincham Arena: Storm 8 Capitals 1

I meant regarding to the game!!!

Carry on the good work Russky

Thanks OJ

Latest score from the Skydome: Coventry 3 Fife 1

Attendance tonight at the BBT is 1788, Not bad for a second consecutive night!

We are underway in the third!

Hervato 2 minutes for cross-checking 40:27


the penalty

Haddad 2 minutes for elbowing 42:08

Martin and Morrisette Breakaway but the move breaks down

Bowns Goves the puck 43:02

ppg Dowd

assists Moyer and Vestburg

Cullen Eddy 2 minutes for holding


scored by Hudson Assists Martin and Lord 45:02

flukey goal off Kurkas Skate


Salters wrap around unassisted

goal timed 46@13

Bowns saves well!!!

Plante saves from Morrisette!!!

great tic tac toe build up play from the Devils not rewarded

Devils pressuring the Steelers goal with 10 minutes remaining.

Another DEVILS goal chalked off

BBT is rocking!

Puck out of play in Devils D zone @ 52@37

Hudson 2 minutes for interference 52:41

Salters clears D Zone

then Batch does the same


Marsh v Fitzgerald

Marsh goes to changing room Fitzgerald sits out penalty

Marsh 5 fighting 2 + 10 for Instigating

Fitzgerald5 minutes for fighting

ppg 53:26

Steelers call time out

one minute of regulation time left

Plante pulled

Plante re instated

30 seconds left

Devils ENG

scored by Morrisette


Steelers MOM Robert Dowd

Well done Devils- well done Russky


Keep on winning when I am away

I will join our North America MNL viewers

Well that was fun!!!!! Many Thanks to my texters Nigel and Gerald for their excellent texts!!! I Undertand Steve B will be with you next weekend for the games. I may be lurking in the background IF he needs me. Until then I wish you all a good week and Happy Holidays to OJ!