Steelers v Devils - Sun 11 Mar 2018 - League - FO 5pm - Chat/Updates

Discussion in 'Cardiff Devils & EIHL chat' started by Nott Simpson, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. Wannabe2

    Wannabe2 Well-Known Member

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    Don’t even try, what a crass post, don’t make any sense whatsoever.
     
  2. wildthing74

    wildthing74 Well-Known Member

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    Tonight was very frustrating but nobody panic we bossed them for the majority of the game and were camped in their zone for long periods.

    Hitting the pipes 3 times sums the night up and we had no puck luck with several others trickling passed posts with Moose beaten.

    Losing Strachan was the key turning point and they had scored against the run of play to make it 2-0 before Strachs smashed one from the blue line and the pen was shortly after and they got 2 on the Pp.

    Our PP had a bad night and we had chances late on to capitalise but it wasn't to be.Steelers were hanging on and I am certain if we got back to 1 we would have gone on to win.

    I've seen us win there playing worse than tonight and I've seen us get blown away many times but I can't recall a game there we have lost having been the dominant team as mush as tonight?

    Play like that Wednesday and we will have a similar score to the second leg of the CC.

    Not taking anything away from Steelers they are a good side but were massively second best tonight.
     
  3. fried egg

    fried egg Active Member

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    What a bunch of knobs some of the inferno posters are. We go into Sheffield with a back up netminder out shoot them and out play them and people question us. I'd not be surprised if the Devils think we have the league wrapped up and want to win it on home ice.Just a thought.
     
  4. Rob Batch

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    I feel knob-like, after my pre-dickshun.
     
  5. Christopher

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    I could,nt have said it better myself , we win it,s great and then we lose and people start slagging them off.
    Remember it,s a sport we ain’t gonna win em all but we,re gonna win the one that counts and that,s THE LEAGUE
     
  6. Rob Batch

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    Earlier, E definately equaled mc squared. Now I feel I need an abacus! Not Abba because!!! BS.
     
  7. matbur

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    It's an odd mix on here, I really don't get it sometimes.

    Onwards and most definitely upwards Devils!
     
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  8. terry hunt

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    Let's hope DOPS dont punish Strachan with key games to go.
     
  9. RTfarty

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    Success unfortunately breeds entitlement and arrogance. There has been an air of it all season from some of the fan base.
     
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  10. Foxy

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    Didnt watch the game so havnt seen the Strachen penalty. Was it the right call?
     
  11. RedDevil17

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    I thought a match Penalty was a bit unfair, it looked like a 2+10 Checking to the head but at most a 5+game. Good to see players sticking up for each other too (it makes a change!) Think Murdy played quite well considering he was thrown in at the deep end and if it wasn’t for Mustukovs being on fire we could’ve easily won by 7/8. 0-9 on the powerplay is a shambles considering how good it’s been. Think we can still win the league if we beat MK. People are forgetting Manchester have a tough conference although I think the conferences should go, they’re pointless if I’m honest.
     
  12. Hedd Wyn John

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    I heard the puck hit the post 3 times, just wasn’t our night by the sounds of it.
     
  13. DevilDom

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    Probably setting myself up for a fall here but I'd be surprised if there is any supplementary punishment for Strachan. Whilst it was a check to the head, it wasn't a particularly bad one (if there is such a thing) and it was very similar to the one Fitzgerald did on Martin earlier in the game for which he got 2 plus 10. The only reason I think he got chucked was because of the reaction from the steelers players. I don't think Neily was injured either but who knows what DOPS will do!

    As for the game - we played well, Moose was on fire, Murdy did nothing wrong, Devils just weren't as clinical as steelers and our PP wasn't quite there. Onwards and upwards.
     
  14. kettdevil1

    kettdevil1 Well-Known Member

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    Agree re:Strachan, not a great hit but certainly not worthy of anything major. Looking at the tape it is possible he will get 2 max but my feeling is probably nothing more
     
  15. matbur

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    I can never seem to get to grips with DOPS, when do they review and announce their decisions after Sunday games?

    Games from a Friday and Saturday are reviewed before the Sunday games right?

    If anyone can shed any light...
     
  16. kettdevil1

    kettdevil1 Well-Known Member

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    Their rule is that they announce things ‘before the next game’ so it is a bit of potluck.... in general we hear midweek after Sunday games but given we have a game Wednesday we should hear today.
     
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  17. Devil94

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    Already announced as a one match ban from the match penalty.

    I was pretty sure it was a game penalty that was called though?
     
  18. Earnie

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    Elite league says the match penalty has been upheld so he will miss Wednesday v Sheffield. No mention of any extra.
     
  19. Kevlar68

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    Didn't see the game but watched live inferno text commentary (which is excellent) while I was away and read the thread.
    Been to most of home games and we've won them without opposition being physical but when the opposition does become more physical than ourselves we don't seem to cope as we rely on skill and speed. Once we're hit out of our stride there's no plan B.
    That's the way I see the games.
     

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