2016-17 review

After stumbling in the final run-in for the past two seasons, there was some mumbling around Cardiff whether they were a team of chokers, and whether Lord had the coaching wherewithal to finally end Cardiff’s 20 year league drought this season. Generally fans were behind him and the owners, there…

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Welcome to the epic

Devils 5 – 6 Steeler (OT) The playoff final for 2017 was televised on the BBC red button. Any casual viewers tuning into this game will have wondered why they ever bothered with other sports. Having sent Bowns home in crutches a few weeks ago, and put Wiikman in hospital…

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Time enough

Stars 2 – 4 Devils This was my third time to the Playoffs. The first year the Devils didn’t qualify, then last year they may as well not have qualified, crashing out at the semi-final stage to Coventry. Surely this year we could go one better, if not actually win…

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Weathering the storm

Devils 3 – 2 Storm With the three trophies in the cabinet for the Devils, they now turned their attention to the playoffs. It is notoriously difficult to secure the grand slam, often because a team’s psychological well has been drained by the time they gain the league. To go…

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