The fire and the fury

Devils 8 – 3 Flames The third game against Guildford in 9 days resurrected memories of the days when every alternate game seemed to be against Coventry. This encounter did not start with the same intensity as the mid-week cup game when the Devils were determined to hit everything. But…

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Breathless in the Bay

Devils 6 – 2 Flames This challenge cup quarter final had been perfectly set up with a 3-3 away draw in the first leg, and then overtime defeat at Guildford on Saturday. This had ended somewhat bizarrely with Toms Rutkiss being awarded Man of the Match, when he hadn’t played…

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Christmas feasting

Faced with some 14 days at home over the Christmas period, only a limited number of PlayStation options, and only so much booze and food that can be ingested, my daughter and I sought to stare down the winter blues with a surfeit of ice hockey. From the 8-1 thrashing…

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