Match Night Live
Edinburgh Capitals 6 - 2 Cardiff Devils

Welcome to MNL for hopefully coverage of the Devils game against the Capitals in Edinburgh

We are still actively seeking texters for tonights game

If you can help us out or know of someone who might step into the breach please get in touch by emailing MNL - or text the MNL line 07527625206 OJ

Score predictions as always welcomed to

Join me (OJ) from around 4:45 when hopefully we will have texters

Jon & Rhiannon have come to our assistance in Edinburgh have made the long trip to follow the Devils

Adelina, also in Edinburgh predicts a 5-3 win for Devils

Mar G goes for a 5-2 victory for the lads

Russky not so confident and predicts a Devils victory in O/T

Warmup in progress

Jon has counted 10 members of RED ARMY so far.

If you haven't bought your ticket for Sundays game against Panthers you had better get a move on, less than 150 tickets left with just 20 odd seating tickets

Warmup completed

Those of you who haven't paid in full for the Scottish Triple header are reminded that full payment must be made by 31 October. RED ARMY TRAVEL will be at their desk tomorrow night and next Saturday to take your dough

There are spaces available for the trip to Sheffield on Sunday 1 November so why not travel to help the RED ARMY give those nasty Steelers a good Halloween Fright

Prices for Sheffield trip are:- Adults 39, Kids 19, Family 95 (including entrance) if interested see RAT at their table on Sunday

RED ARMY now up to 12 only just short of the number of Capitals fans

Both teams take to the ice

Dominique says Devils will win 3-0

She also wants a shout for - Can I also wish my nephew Dan & girlfriend Steph a fab and safe time over in Canada - landed in Vancouver yesterday - heading soon to Whistler for a year. Big Devils fans - Block 4 regulars, I'm sure their priority when they landed was to find wifi before tonight

Dan & Steph if you are following MNL let us know -

Who says netminders are stupid - Mike Will is wearing a bobble hat to keep the cold out - good on him

Puck dropped

Zach Hervato hits cross bar @0:33

Josh Batch shot from blueline just wide of target

Omitted to give you referee - its Rab Cowan

Chris Jones has shot saved by Chubak

Ben Bowns covers

Blaze win their 2nd game in Continental cup 12-1Edinburgh

Ben Bowns saves from Johnston

Zach Hervato breakaway foiled @ 6;20

Dan & Steph are on their way to Tim Hortons and predict a 4-1 win for Devils

Delayed penalty coming on Devils I think

Tomas Kurka 2 minutes for slashing @ 7:34


Joey Martin saved @ 8:11

Capitals offside

Devils Full strength

Leigh Salters shot saved @ 9:38

Leigh Salters now shoots wide

Capitals pinned in their end

Capitals break out and SCORE

Gerling the scorer assist Steel

Jon says to say that was against the run of play is an understatment of Guiness Records magnitude

Both Chris Jones & Luke Piggott getting regular shifts

McCallum shoots high for Capitals

Capitals goal timed @ 11:23

Chubak saves from Andrew Hotham

Capitals penalty

Lets have a PPG U DEVILS

James wallace 2 minutes for cross-checking @ 14:19

Joey Haddad shoots wide

Andrew Hotham shot saved

Devils PP coming to an end

Capitals Full strength

Face off in the Capitals zone @ 18:38

last minute

Another Face off in the Capitals zone

Puck out of play @ 19:56

End of 1st period Capitals 1 DEVILS 0

SoG for 1st period Capitals 7 Devils 10

Devils back on the ice


2nd period underway

Ben Bowns saves from a tip by Taylor Dickin

COME U DEVILS we want a goal

Ben Bowns called upon to make saves early in 2nd period

Carl Hudson shoots high

We need to recalibrate our sights

Capitals fans giving Leigh Salters grief

Devils Offside @ 21:37


Andrew Hotham with his 4th of the season

He bundled in the rebound from his initial shot

AssistJake Morissette

Ben Bowns save

Devils penalty Andrew Hotham 2 minutes for interference

Tyson Marsh splatters Zanette


Devils goal was at 21:54

Joey Martin breakaway, feeds Jake Morissette Chubak saves

Capitals icing

Tyson Marsh clears zone,

Andrew Hotham penalty was @ 22:44

Ben Bowns saves

Capitals offside

Ben Bowns glove save @ 25:48

Just as Tricia returns from with sausage rolls

Just don't give Jon any more brandy

Capitals icing

Adelina gives sausage rolls a 10

Chubak covers from Guillaume Doucet


Another Capitals breakout leads to a GOAL

@ 28:01 Hays assist McCullum

Trevor Hendrikx shoots marginally wide

Trevor Hendrikx now forces a glove save out of Chubak

Jon says it is freezing in the rink, Slush Puppies are not melting

Face off in the Capitals zone

Now captain shoots wide

Devils penalty Joey Martin 2 minutes for cross-checking

Capitals PPG

Its was Joey Haddad who got the penalty @ 29:39

Hays scores his 2nd of the night @ 29:58 assists McCullum & Dickin

John M following MNL in Bucharest

Andrew Lord tips wide

Chuback covers puck from another Lord shot

Jake Morissette shot saved @ 32:03

Joey Haddad has two attempts at burying the biscuit - foiled by Chubak

Joey Haddad now forces a pad save

Capitals breakaway, shoots very very high endangering pigeons

Lets have a goal U DEVILS

Devils having plenty of shots but most are off target

Capitals penalty Jordan Steel

Gametime 36:12

Andrew Hotham ckeared off line


Joey Martin with his 8th of the season assist Jake Morissette

PPG @ 37:44

Chubak gloves puck @ 38:34

Guillaume Doucet goes close @ 38:56

Less that 400 in rink I am told - and it was a GROUPON Game

Leigh Salters goes mighty close for the equaliser

Capitals Offside

Shot by Jake Morissette blocked at buzzer

Capitals fans not making enough noise to be a problem in Bedwas Co-Op says Jon

End of 2nd period Capitals 3 DEVILS 2

Remember full payments for RED ARMY TRAVEL (Scottish Trip) must be made before end of month

If you can't get a pass for five days why not go to Sheffield on Sunday 1 Nov with RED ARMY TRAVEL - Adults 38, kids 19 family 95 - including game tickets

SoG for 2nd period Capitals 10 DEVILS 12 making it 17-22 after 2 periods

Ice ready

Frazer, a Devils fan from Glasgow at the game is confident Devils will win 4-3

Team back and 3rd period starts

Come on U DEVILS

No news on why Brent Walton not icing tonight.

great work by Chris Jones & Zach Hervato in corner forces Chubak to cover

Devils icing @ 43:15

Ryan Hayes shoots high as he hunts his hattrick goal

Guillaume Doucet wrap around blocked by Chubak

Devils Offside @ 44:47

Capitals icing

Andrew Hotham shot blocked

Side netting from Joey Martin @ 46:14

Face off in the Capitals zone

Devils pressure

Got to watch for breakaways as Capitals are dangerous


Leigh Salters breakaway but Chubak gathers @ 47;14

Andrew Lord hits crossbar

Devils penalty Andrew Hotham 2 minutes for hooking @ 47:59


Edinburgh PPG by Zanette

Assists for Dickin & McCullum

Devils peppering Capitals net to no avail

Devils offside @ 50:21

Puck out of play

Capitals goal

Devils defence all over the place

@ 51:37

Hays assists McCullum & Johnston

Leigh Salters gets great feed from Tomas Kurka and shoots high

Gametime 53:02

Capitals Offside @ 53:09

Capitals penalty 2 minutes for interference

@ 54:59

Andrew Lord shoots over

Kyle Bigos was the culprit

Lets have a PPG U DEVILS

Jake Morissette shot hits referee

Ben Bowns lifted early

Time Out Devils

Devils camped in Capitals end

Jake Morissette prevents ENG

Ben Bowns still on bench

Chubak saves from Guillaume Doucet

RED ARMY claim goal, referee says it didn't cross line

Ask the TMO

Devils Offside

Still no Bowns

Capitals ENG @ 58:21

Ben Bowns back in net

Hayes with ENG his 4th of the night

Tyson Marsh tangles with Boyd

Zach Hervato fights someone

Penalties galore coming

I can tell you Zac won his fight


Final score Capitals 6 DEVILS 2

Our thanks to Jon & the remainder of his group for helping us out tonight

Marsh & Boyd were given 2 minutes for delay of game @ 58:53


Beatie & Zach Hervato given 5 minutes for fighting

Capitals MoM - Ryan Hayes

Join me tomorrow night when the Nottingham Panthers come to the BBT