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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
GGGGGOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLL Joey Martin
Joey Martin 10:09
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
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
Hervato 2 minutes for tripping 29:44
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 email@example.com
Final score at Altrincham Arena: Storm 8 Capitals 1
I meant regarding to the game!!!
Carry on the good work Russky
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
KILL KILL KILL KILL
Haddad 2 minutes for elbowing 42:08
Martin and Morrisette Breakaway but the move breaks down
Bowns Goves the puck 43:02
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
FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT
Marsh v Fitzgerald
Marsh goes to changing room Fitzgerald sits out penalty
Marsh 5 fighting 2 + 10 for Instigating
Fitzgerald5 minutes for fighting
Steelers call time out
one minute of regulation time left
Plante re instated
30 seconds left
scored by Morrisette
FINAL SCORE DEVILS 5 Steelers 3
Steelers MOM Robert Dowd
Well done Devils- well done Russky
Devils MOM BATCH
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!
PS DEVILS MOM Batch