Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 2 - 4 Dundee Stars

Welcome to MNL as we hopefully bring you covertage of the 1st leg of the Play Offs 1/4 Final against the Dundee Stars

As you are aware mobile coverage from the IAW is pathetic but we still hope to get you regular updates of the game.

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Warmup in progress at IAW

Tyson Marsh warming up Trevor Hendrikx seems to be mossing

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Nigel has reported in with a mobile signal from his seat

John (Tadcu) has also got through to me - fingers crossed

Russky says Devils by 3 goals

Pat calls it 4-2 to Devils

Hazel is also confident of a Devils win 5-3 she predicts

Rob Batch is exceedingly confident and calls it 7-3

Richard B goes for a massive 7-1 win for Devils

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Drew W calls it 5-2 to Devils

Lights dimmed

Webcast playing up tonight much to the annoyance of the Lord family in BC

And Rob in Essex

Teams appear

Cornwall Taffy says Devils by 4 goals

Brian Parker says Devils by 3 goals

Devils being individually loudly greeted for their final home game

Leigh Salters is the other scratch tonight

Intros taking longer than usual

Apparently Leigh Salters warmed up but not icing


Minute applause for Brussells victims

Staniforth & Pering the refs

Puck dropped

Koenig in stars get plays the puck behind his net

Apologies applause was for Matt Suderman who died last week

Joey Haddad forechecking hard

Koenig saves from Andrew Lord

Kurka feeds Lord whose shot is blocked

Gametime 3:02

Devils started well

Koenig save @ 5:31

Bowns saves from Dickerson

Hervato feeds Chris Jones

Stars lear zone

Ben Bowns glove save

Koenig plays puck again

Joey Martin shot saved

Devils Offside

Mark Richardson foiled on a coast to coast @ 8:51

Limited texts from IAW

Face off in the Devils zone

Poor offside call by lino

Doug Clarkson shoots wide

Penalty Stars LIdhammer 2 minutes for roughing @ 10:16

Lets go Devils lets go

Stars Full Strength

Ben Bowns covers

Game as suddenly become feisty

REf bottles a blatant cross check on Tyson Marsh after a big hit by El Capitano

I am told webcast is down yet again

Not a verty good advert for IceTime or the Devils

Mark Richardson has a shot saved by Koenig

Devils says Devils are huffing & Puffing but cannot bury biscuit, atmosphere is not great at IAW

Stars goal is only goal of the night in play offs so far

Gametime 18:16

Devils need a talking to in period break - a la Heavey style

Koening makes comfortable save of a Hotham shot from blueline

Great double save by Ben Bowns

Stars icing

IceTime should come clean with connectivity problems at IAW not con fans weekly

Stars McCluskey 2 minutes for slashing @ 19:47

Stars SH breakaway folied by buzzer

End of 1st period DEVILS 0 Stars 1

Nigel says to call it an awful performance by DEVILS would be kind

Dunc tells me he managed to see 4 minutes of that period on the webcast

Thanks to Nigel & John at IAW we have managed to bring you coverage, not up to the usual MNL standard I am afraid

A friend asked my to check if I can access the webcast with my super Infinity + broadband - the answer is no

Even with my 80Mb download no joy I am afraid

2nd period underway

Devils on PP

Good save Koenig from Ryan Russell

Stars Full Strength

Devils icing

That icing was forced by Devils 4th line

Devils penalty coming

Ben Bowns covers puck as penalty called

Gleason Fournier 2 minutes for cross-checking @ 23:54


Devils clear zone

Jake Morissette SH breakaway saved

Devils Full Strength

Stars pressure mounting

Puck out of play

Face off in the Stars zone

Gametime 27:30

Stars icing

@ 27:59

Devils icing @ 28:33

Koenig covers

Nigel says Devils struggling to put anything together

Devils have showed a bit more intent

Nigel thinks the refs are the lowest standard he has seen in EIHL

John says Zach Hervato is the busiest Devils throwing many hits

Blaze 5 Steelers 0

Ryan Russell gone to dressingroom

Gametime 36:18

Ryan Russell back shoots high

Devils Offside @ 37:03

4th line having plenty of shifts

Devils icing

Koenig covers

Gleason Fournier skates the length of the ice, Koenig saves

Stars icing @ 39:57

End of 2nd period DEVILS 0 Stars 1

No SoG I am sorry

Teams back on the ice


Get that next goal U DEVILS

3rd period starts

Gleason Fournier foils a 3 on 1

Koenig saves fromChris Culligan

Stars penalty coming

Finally whistled down for Stars penalty Scott Brannon

Stars SHG

@ 43:12 - Levi Dickerson the scorer


Andrew Hotham PPG

@ 43:31

Assists Zach Hervato + Jake Morissette


Guillaume Doucet @ 45:15

Assist Ryan Russell

Time Out Stars

Query on assists on Devils 2nd goal

Jake Morissette got 2nd assist on Devils 2nd goal

Big block by Jason Gray

Koening saves from Joey Martin

RED ARMY have woken up

Terrible check to the head goes unpenalised

Stars icing

Stars icing

Come on U DEVILS give us another goal - PLEASE

Stars Goal

@ 49:50 after Chris Culligan turned over

Scored by Lidhammer

Come on U DEVILS

Stars score again

Stars 4th goal was @51:18

Koenog saves from Joey Martin

Joey Martin goes close again

Koenig delays game by adjusting his equipment

Gametime 55:02

LETS GO DEVILS LETS GO tets get at least one back

3 minutes left

Panthers 4 Giants 3 - Final score

Fans dont understand why Tyson Marsh played and the Devils 2 most physical players watch from the stand

Gametime 57:49


Final minute

Stars icing with 39secs left

Final score DEVILS 2 Stars 4

Nigel tells me Devils did handshake - they look bombed out

Trevor Koenig Stars MoM

Devils MoM - Gleason Fournier

Our thanks to Nigel and John for updates from the IAW

They somehow managed to get a signal

Join me tomorrow night when the DEVILS go on a rescue mission in Dundee otherwise our offseason will start a week earlier than planned yet again this year