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Nottingham Panthers 2 - 0 Cardiff Devils

Welcome to MNL as the Devils travel to the Lace City to take on the Panthers

Join me OJ from around 6:30, score predictions as alwayts welcomed to

We are still looking for texters for this game so if you or know opf someone who can help us out text the MNL line - 07527 625206

Warmup was late starting

Texters have reported in - stalwart Gerald and Panthers fans, Viv, Trevor & Cheryl

A big thank you to them

Brian Mark says Devils by 2 goals

4-3 to Devils says Matthew Moore + a fight or two

Russky says Devils in O/T

Tom Darnell bless him is the man in charge tonight

I wonder if he still has the lace trim to his stripped weater

Rob Batch says its a must win game to sewt up the season, he predicts a 5-3 scoreline in favour of the Devils

Jason M says Devils will win 3-2 in O/T

No stephen Schultz for Panthers tonight

Warmup drawing to a close

Wiiukman in net for Panthers

Chris Culligan plays for Devils as does Gleason Fournier

Andrew Lordis not icing - on the bench

Matthew Myers gets a great reception from Panthers

Chris S if you are watching give me a call on my own number

Anthem time

We are ready to rumble

Puck dropped

Come on U DEVILS

Wiikman covers

Bowns pads a shot from Jeff Brown

Devils offside

Panthers icing @ 2:19

Gleason Fournier shoots from blue Line

Panthers Offside

Drew says Devils will win 3-2 in O/T

Now Devils Offside @ 4:09

JohnWildthing has now joined the texter brigade

Panthers go close

Panthers have a penalty coming - Bowns off

Clark 2 minutes for holding the stick @ 6:09


Panthers clear zone and go for a change

Another Panthers Lawrence @ 6:55

Devils have 5 on 3 for 1 minute +

Slashing the call

Wiikman gloves puck

Panthers back to 4 skaters

Panthers Full Strength

Patrick Asselin goes close

now Myers goes close

Devils Penalty

Mark Louis 2 minutes for delay of game @ 10:28


Martin clears zone

Panthers icing

10 secs of PK remains

Devils Full Strength

13 minutes gonein 1st period

Panthers Goal

Scored by Lawrence assist Farmer @ 16:00

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone @ 17:05

racking save by Ben Bowns

Puck out of play Face off in the Devils zone @ 17:05

Panthers icing

Panthers now taking control after good start by Devils

Final minute

End of 1st period Panthers 1 DEVILS 0

KettDevil says its a tremendous game, fast and very skilful. The score is a travesty as DEvils are dominating with Culligan working his socks off

SoG for 1st period Panthers 7 DEVILS 8

Big crowd at NIC with a decent contingent of RED ARMY

Ice ready

The Steadmans can tell Rachael & Leanne are not in NIC as they can normally hear them over the rest iof the fans

Teams back on ice

Puck dropped for 2nd period

Panthers penalty - Too Many Mewn

Carter sits bench penalty

That penalty was @ 20:43

Wiikman glove save

JohnWildthing cannot belive the Devils are losing as they are dominating game

Panthers Full Strength

Good solo effort by Joey Martin foiled by wiikman

Jake Morissette breakaway shot saved

Guillaume Doucet misses when 1 on 1 with nettie

Gleason Fournier shoots high

Devils camped in Devils end

gone quiet which is more than what can be said about the City Centre & Cardiff Bay

No trains, no busses no taxis due to laege crowdsfor the Dahl centenary

Panthers penalty Sprand 2 minutes for slashing

@ 29:58

Come U DEVILS give us a GOAL - PLEASE

Devils penalty Joey Haddad 2 minutes for interference @ 31:21

Panthers Full Strength


Devils Full Strength

Gametime 33:30

Wiikman covers

Gleason Fournier takes a hit from Jeff Brown

Bowns covers @ 36:30


Last minute of 2nd period

End of 2nd period Panthers 1 DEVILS 0

KettDevil says its frustrating stuff, devils dominating but can't finish off some grea flowing moves. Thinks next goal wins it

SoG after 2 periods Panthers 8 Devils 23 - I think there is something amiss thereas that implies Panthers were outshot 15-1 in 2nd period

Its 4 line hockey from devils with CJ taking a regular shift.Less for Luke

Devils 15-1 shot monoploly confirmed for 2nd period

Additional assist on Panthers goal - Matt Carter

Lets get that next goal U DEVILS - others will follow soon afterwards

Ice ready awaiting teams

Teams back on ice

3rd period starts

Come on U DEVILS

Panthers hit pipes

Panthers Offside

Gametime 41:56

Andrew Hotham blue line shot batted away by Wiikman

Panthers icing

Patrick Bordeleau goes close @ 43:32

Gametime 43:43

Wiikman covers @ 44:49

Lets get a GOAL - U DEVILS

Make one of those SoG count

Ben Bowns covers @ 46:23

He'd been reading the Echo until then

CJ offside

Gone quiet again

10 mins left in 3rd period

Wiikman covers yet again @ 50:13

Some great saves by Miika Wiikman

I thought he was carrying an injury!!

Devils whistled down for a hand pass @ 52:13

Panthers icing @ 53:05

I have asked Gerald to get us a goal

Panthers Offside @ 53:55

Devils now Offside @ 54:03

Lets hope JohnWildthing has put a curse on Wiikmans shut out

Lets bury that biscuit U DEVILS

Gametime 56:57

Final 2 minutes

Ben is waiting for the signal

Final minute

Ben goes

Panthers Goal

@ 59:31

Clarke from Lachowicz

Final score Panthers 2 DEVILS 0

Panthers 2nd goalk was an ENG

Final SoG Panthers 13 DEVUILS 29


Our thanks to Panthers fans Trevor, Viv & Cheryl for helping us out yet again

Panthers MoN Miika Wiikman

Thanks to Gerald for his sterling efforts and to KettDevil & JohnWildthing for their game comments

Thats all from me join Chris for tomorrows game against the Fife Flyers at the IAW