Early signs

Devils 3 – 2 Panthers (SO) After an away win against the Panthers last night this was the first time to see the new Devils team on home ice. And, by the way, yayyyy, hockey is back! Murdy started in net the previous night and impressed, earning MOM (and at…

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The perfect weekend

Devils 3 – 0 Panthers After an easy win away the previous night in Coventry (I have never seen a Blaze team looking so dejected and lacking in spirit), while rivals Sheffield lost at Nottingham, this evening was set up to round off a perfect weekend for the Devils. In…

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The complete deal

Devils 5 – 0 Panthers There was a lot of pressure coming into this weekend. We needed 4 points to maintain our challenge at the top. A loss tonight would be the 4th consecutive home defeat. The last time the Panthers were here, we lost 8-0. This could be a…

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Ghosts on the ice

Devils 0 – 8 Panthers Ouch. I had some trepidation going into this game, the Panthers felt aggrieved after the last game and would be seeking revenge. My fears were confirmed within the first minute when a shot bobbled up from Bowns, everyone lost sight of it and it was…

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Echo and the Panthermen

Devils 3 – 1 Panthers Prior to this game the Devils have struggled to find an effective counter strategy to the Panthers trap and counter game. Even without the intimidating Cam Janssen in their roster this year, they have been more physical than us. Mark Louis returned for the Devils…

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The Doucet Situation

Devils 1 – 3 Panthers Last night’s win away in Belfast was more significant than this Cup game, so there was a certain indifference to the result tonight. Which was just as well as the Devils performance was lacklustre. A freak goal from Richardson out by the boards, which was…

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