Match Night Live
Cardiff Devils 3 - 2 Sheffield Steelers

Welcome to MNL as those nasty rusty Steelers come to Cardiff Bay for the 2nd time in six days.

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Warmup drawing to a close at IAW

Not sure if its cheers I can hear or moans but I am back from the sun

Mark doesnt know what the score will be but just wants 2 points for Devils. He also thinks Fitz will want to make his point tonight after losing the last two games for the Steelers

RED ARMY TRAVEL have 6 spaces left for tomorrows trip to Nottingham you know who to contact. Timings 10:30 Bay; 11:00 Llanishen: 11;30 Coldra

Warmup completed

Rob Batch calls it 3-1 to Devils

Pat wants the Devils to continue their dominence over Steelers 3-2 to Devils

Russky has Devils winning despite Steelers playing their usual dirty game

Drew calls it 2-1 to Devils and thanks for your seasonal best wishes

Jacob calls it 4-3 to Devils in O/T

Wolfgirl thinks Devils will win 3-0

That will do nicely

Mike Hicks is the referee

Chris Culligan is not icing, Sean Bentivoglio is

Almost anthem time


We are set to go at IAW

Puck dropped

Devils have first attack

Devils have started strongly

Devils camped in Steelers end

Steelers penalty Jesse Schultz 2 minutes for hooking

Devils go close through Guillaume Doucet th Joey Martin goes close

Save Moose

Devils penalty Guillaume Doucet 2 minutes for tripping @ 3:06

Now 4 on 4

Steelers Full Strength

Steelers now on pp

Ben Bowns save

Devils clear zone

Offside Steelers

Devils Full Strength

Moose saves from Josh Batch

Face off in the Steelers zone

Gametime 5:30

Bowns save

Steelers are quick onto puck if Devils stumple

No clear hits yet

Moose blocks shot

Devils icing

Gametime 8:30

Big hit by Scott Hotham on Luke Ferrara

Devils penalty Guillaume Doucet 2 minutes for tripping @ 9:12


It was 2 minutes for interference

Devils have SH opportunities

Face off in the Devils zone

40 secs of PK remains

Devils clear zone

Devils Full Strength

Ben Bowns saves from Jonathan Phillips

Devils clear zone

Josh Batch shot wide

Scott Hotham clears zone

Gametime 14:22

Piggott shot saved

No whistle for ages

Devils pressure

Still no whistle

Bowns covers finally @ 18:04

Moose pockets puck

Final minute

Steelers penalty 2 minutes for John Armstrong trippng

Come on U DEVILS lets have a PPG

End of 1st period DEVILS 0 Steelers 0

Devils will start 2nd period with 58 secs of PP

Latest scores: Giants 3 Panthers 2; Clan 0 Blaze 2: Storm 1 Flyers 0 all after 1 period

SoG for 1st period DEVILS 8 Steelers 12

Teams back on ice

2nd period starts

Patrick Asselin shoots wide

Steelers clear zone

Steelers Full Strength

Moose saves from Gleason Fournier

Face off in the Steelers zone

Steelers score

Levi Nelson @ 22:33

Goal was at 22:03

4th line create chance for Devils

Steelers dominating at the moment

Steelers icing

Gametime 25:58

Steelers icing

Bowns save


Delayed penaty



There was a delayed penalty against DEVILS but STEELERS put the puck in their net without DEVILS touching puck


Patrick Asselin credited with goal

Joey Martin got a 2 minute minor at the sametime

Devils Full Strength

Goal (+ penaty) were at 29:05

Sean Bentivoglio goes close

In all my time following hockey is a new one for me

Gametime 34:00

A need to throw a few hits

Big save by Moose

Steelers icing

Devils finally have a line change after being penned in their zone

Save by Moose from Layne Ulmer

Dowd & Doucet tangle

@ 38:29

Both get sent to sinbin

5 minutes for fighting the call

Steelers icing

Face off in the Steelers zone

Final minute of 2nd period

Devils penalty 2 minutes for slashing Andrew Lord @ 39:50

End of 2nd period DEVILS 1 Steelers 1

DDEVILS will have a PK for 1:50

The Dowd?Doucet penalty was at 38:21

Result Capitals 4 Stars 3

SoG for 2nd period DEVILS 10 Steelers 9 making it 18-21 after 2 periods

Just had a report on that "own goal". Joey Martin is called for goalie interference, Stelers in possession hence delayed penalty, Moose for some reason doesnt leave his net, O'Connor tries a cross ice pass from behind that is deflected off one of the Steelrs into the goal. Patrick Asselin credited with goal as he was the last Devils to touch puck

3rd period starts


Devils Full Strength

Devils icing

Cardiff clear zone

Steelers penalty Christoffer Bjorklund 2 minutes for tripping @ 42:52

Come on U DEVILS give us a PPG - Please

Moose covers

Dowd & Doucet return

Steelers Full Strength

Devils Offside

Steelers penalty Zach Fitzgerald

5 + Game

@ 46:02

Devils hit post

All Devils on the PP


Devils being too patient we need shots

Devils being too patient we need shots

2 minutes of PP left

Moose save



Joey Martin PPG his 9th of the season

@ 50:07

Devils still have 40 secs of PP

Devils icing

Steelers Full Strength

Moose save

Face off in the Steelers zone

Gametime 52:30

Steelers Goal

Jason Coyle @ 52:40


Josh Batch with his 2nd of the season

@ 53:05

RED ARMY in full voice

Steelers Offside

Face off in the Steelers zone

Gametime 54:12

Ben Bowns covers

Gametime 56:11

Devils icing

Moose saves from Haddad

Devils icing @n 57:20

Final 2 minutes

Final minute

10 secs


Thompson leaves the bench in a huff - WHAT A PITY

Steelers MoM - Jason Coyle


Stephen (Bozman) is hosting tomorrow when the DEVILS travel to NOttingham to seek revenge for the 8-0 drubbing last week