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Good evening. I (Russky) regret to inform you that Steve has been detained by a family matter and I have stepped in to cover until his arrival.
we have one texter at Guildford in Cenwyn who will be doing his best to keep me and you updated of events at the Centrum Arena.
Nottingham are 3-0 up against Sheffield in the house of foil. 12 mins gone there.
We must not underestimate Guildford as they gave Belfast a real test last night. They have 3 former Blaze players in their roster in the form of Ben Davies, Liam Stewart and Brian Stewart. Along with Mikael Lidhammer and Mike Will.
Cenwyn has stepped into the breach and will be doing his best to keep us updated of events at the Centrum Arena in Guildford
Manchester are playing Coventry and Belfast vist MK Lightning . We will try and keep you updated if the period scores during the period breaks.
Now 3-2 in Sheffield. sounds a good game
Warm up has just finished in Guildford. All Rostered Devils players dressed and ready to play so interesting to see who is the spare import tonight
MK Lightning 1-0 up on Belfast.
Predictions Pat sees a repeat of last nights scoreline 5-2 with the Devils winning. Dave Rees predicts a the same 5-2 Devils winning,
Rod Davies reckons on a 6-2 Devils win.
Flames player to watch out for is Campbell who is thought to be the fastest skater in the league.
MK now 2-0 up
Lord took part in warm up but not known if he is playing or not yet.
Jan Smejkal is the the lone ref tonight. Lee Young and Ben Connolly are the Linos
Mark Gough says 4-1 to Devils and Hazel reckons on a 5-3 Devils win. Yes you were almost right last night Hazel.
Ice is Ready, Devils on the ice. Flames Intro in progress
Lord is on the Bench, Murdy is in the net.
Bownsy having a restful start
Flames on ice
Devils in predominantly white shirts with red trim and red shorts
Panthers 3-2 eo 1st
Faryna Crowder and Morrisette line starting
we are underway
early Flames pressure
Murdy makes a save
Davies goes coast to coast but denied by Murdy
Flames are very quick and active on the forecheck
Flames breakdown a Devils attack and counter 2 on 1 Murdy Saves
Icing call against Devils @4:04
Stewart hasnt had a shot to save yet
Devils pen Benti 2 minutes for hooking @4:43
Lets get that PK working now Devils
Murdy makes two saves on PK Devils now FS
Louis has his shot saved
another Devils pen Martin 2 minutes for boarding @ 9:08
late whistle but offence no where near boards texter says
iicing against Flames.
Murdy pulls off a great save on a one timer
Martin pen at 8:22 now expired Devils FS
Hotham spills the puck, Murdy saves his skin. and gloves the puck
Murdy getting peppered but standing up to it so far
Cornwall taffy reckons on a 6-4 Devils win
Flames pen 2 2 minutes for boarding @12:17
Murdy saving the Devils again on a Flames Breakaway
guilty Flames player was Ackared
Ulmer takes the puck ton the net but Stewart covers
Stewart up to his old tricks. kicking net off moorings as Asselin shoots.
Another Louis Shot gets blocked
Richie has a shot saved by Stewart
@ 16:35 texter says its deserved on balance of play.
Murdy had no chance.
Flames goal scored by Watters
scored by Martin assist Haddad and Asselin
Flames pen Ben Davies 2 minutes for tripping
Flames score shorthanded goal , another Hotham giveaway @18:07
Flames all over Devils and nearly score again
Haddad tripped by Stewart but no call made
thats the end of the first.
Flames 2nd scored by Ackered @18:07
Devils goal came at 17:21 Martin from Haddad and Asselin
Flames quicker in movement and thought, Devils playing way too slow, had it not been for Murdy could have been 5 down
Reddick was blocked by lino and couldnt get into position to prevent Flames 2nd. he was not happy about it.
Lordo needs to give them the old hairdryer treatment in the period break
Latest score Steelers 5 Panthers 5 eo 2nd
Latest score Coventry 0 Manchester 1 5 mins left in 2nd
Latest score MK Lightning 4 Belfast Giants 1 gametime 31:00
No SOGs info availabkle yet sorry
the Flames Akared/Watters Line produced both goals so far.
Cenwyn is doing a fantastic job of keeping us updated.
players and officials back on the ice
we are underway in the 2nd
Devils need to play smart and cut out the errors
Murdy called into actionn and saves.
Devils now offside
icing against flames now
Paris goes top shelf with a wrist shot
set up by Crowder
and Benti assists. scored at 21:09
Devils pen Hotham 2 minutes for tripping @23:38
Martin feeds Benti but he misses
Devils pen Paris 2 minutes for interference @23:20 1:18 of 5 on 3 for Flames
net off moorings again
1 min left of 5 on 3
Murdy makes an amazing save again
now 5 on 4
20s left of PK for Devils
Murdy's save was from a blue line shot
Murdy saves from Davies
Murdy keeping us in the game here.
Murdy somehow headed that one away
Still 5-5 in Sheffield against Nottingham
flames go offside
game is end to end at moment
MK 5 Belfast 3
Flames miss open net after great move
Benti gets a stick to the face
@29:58 woeful defence there,
Dunbar scored assist Ben Davies
at last first period SOGs are in: Guildford 18 Devils 13
Late hit on martin not called
delayed pen on flames
pen called as elbows at 31:07 Lidhammer the culprit
Haddad nearly walks the puck in but Flames clear it in the nick of time
Fournier top sh@ 32:07 PPG
Benti strays offside.
Flames high sticks pen @33@07
Fournier's goal unassisted top shelf after going coast to coast
Stewart pulls off 3 saves in quick succession
Paris nearly walks it in
denied by Stewart
Flames culprit was Nechala
alot of sly dirty play by Flames going unseen by Smejkal
Devils pen Faryna 2 minutes for high sticks @35:57
he calls the Devils ones but misses the Flames ones I leave you to draw your own conclusions
Flames score again
just after Murdy had saved a one timer.
PPG scored by Rachinski @ 36:56
Murdy hung out to dry on that one
Steelers win 6-5 in regulation
Coventry 0 Manchester 2
in play in 3rd in that one
Martin shoots gloved by Stewart
Faryna with a chance, Crowder strays offside. buzzer goes to end period
Levi Nelson scores winner with a second left of regulation.
Neither Batch or Moore iced much that period.
Flames go ahead goal scored by Rachinski assisted by Lidhammer and Craige @ 16:58
2nd period SOGs Devils 17 Guildford 15
Latest score Coventry 1 Manchester 2 10 mins left in 3rd
Latest score MK Lightening 5 Belfast Giants 3 13 mins remaining
2 mins left of period intermission
teams back out on the ice soon
Devils back and ref back
almost ready to go
flames back now
we are underway in the final period
quiet start this time
Manchester 4-1 up now
Batch gets icetime and nearly scores
Murdy given no protection by his D corps
goal at @41:58 scored by Nechala assists to Davies and Campbell
Devils called for icing
Paris shot saved by Stewart.
Flames again quicker in thought and action
Faryna outmuscled off the puck
defensive turnover required a Murdy save
Flames offside but are working harder and outmuscling the Devils along the boards
Myers tries to set up Batch but he is blocked
result MK Lightning 6 Belfast 3
result Coventry 1 Manchester 1
Reddick coughs up puck and gives a present to flames who score
Martin has a shot saved.
Flames pen 22 minutes for slashing @47:47 Kruise Reddick the guilty man
2 mins not 22
Benti misses shot as flames player holds the stick
FLames running riot, another goal
watters the scorer
shorthanded 2 on 1 break
Lord is not happy on the bench
Stewart falls on puck
Watters scored the 6th FLames goal
David Lillieström Karlsson scored the 7th Flames goal
GGGGGGOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLL Drew Paris
with another wrist shot
one small consolation that this is only a cup game!!!!!
Morrisette taken out on blue line
no call but Haddad seeks retribution and batters the offending Flames player
3rd flames player tries to intervene but gets battered by Hotham for his actions
Long delay while they sort out pens
Haddad 2+2 Roughing.
seemingly only pen called
Flames have 5 on 4 for 4 mins
Haddad 2 roughing 2 holding
Hotham 5 fighting Nechala 5 fighting
Morrisette takes a puck to the body and looks hurt
Louis flattens a flames player
Devils pen Batch @ 54:22 2 + 2 for Boarding
Flames score on 5 on 3
Batch 2 x check 2 roughing
8th goal scored by Ackered
now 5 on 4 for 3 mins
offside Devils whistle goes then Fournier gets checked, didnt like it and punched the culprit
Nearly #9 but net off moorings
Puck out of play @58:16
inside last minute
had it been a boxing match the ref would have stopped it by now
Game over Devils lose, Guildford deserve the win. they were the better team on the night. I dont think they will have it that easy when the come to the IAW
ref missed alot behind the play, showing that the league needs a 2 ref system
MK anf Guildford are no mugs. No easy games in this CC group
Hotham having a long chat with Linos
Devils MOM Fournier
Flames MOM Watters
Thats it from me tonight, A huge big thanks to Cenwyn for being our lone texter tonight. Great job done Cen. Safe trip home for Devils supporters and team. Join us next saturday as the Devils travel to Sheffield for their first league game this season.
Goodnight all. Nos Da Pawb
N B Murdy should have got MOM as he kept the score down