Not quite the real thing

Cardiff Devils 5 – 0 Tilburg Trappers  The Devils pre-season continued with the easiest game so far. Trappers rarely looked like scoring, and the Devils spread their five goals throughout the team and the periods, with Doucet, Brine, Scott Hotham, Ulmer and Benti all scoring. It was all easy and…

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The Screening Effect

Cardiff Devils 3 – 2 Banska Bystrica Cardiff Devils 2 – 4 Banska Bystrica Two more friendlies against overseas opposition for the Devils this weekend, this time against Slovakian side Bystrica. This was a much more evenly matched fare than last week’s KHL match up. The theory about the pre-season fixtures…

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Relative motion

Devils 0 – 6 Medvescak Zagreb Devils 1 – 4 Medvescak Zagreb Relative motion tells us that the laws of physics which apply when you are at rest on the earth also apply when you are in any reference frame which is moving at a constant velocity with respect to the…

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All is possible

The first pre-season friendly is just over a week away. All off-seasons seem long, but for hockey fans particularly so. I mean it was freaking March when most of the action  stopped (we’ll politely forget the playoff weekend in April). Since then we’ve had Brexit, other major sporting events in Euro16…

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