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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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Destiny arrives

Steelers 2 – 6 Devils I have been away on a work trip, missing the Challenge Cup final and the victory over Dundee last weekend. With the Steelers winning away in Belfast the previous night, this meant a win tonight in Sheffield would secure the title for Cardiff, after a…

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The full sixty

Devils 3 – 4 Steelers The Devils had an impressive away win last night in Coventry and the Steelers only picked up a point at home to the Clan. This meant a win tonight would really consolidate their position at the top of the league. They have beaten the Steelers…

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Voodoo kings

Devils 3 – 2 Steelers The Steelers again – the joke with the devils is if you’re not sure who we’re playing, it’s usually Coventry. But with this third meeting in a few weeks, the Steelers are fast becoming a regular fixture. After the previous two games had been edged…

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Karma police

Devils 3 – 2 Steelers There’s a lot I like about the Steelers team, they are pacy, direct and have a real winning mentality. But the organisation as a whole is eminently dislikable. David Simms is their communications guy, a person less well suited temperamentally for the job it is…

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You Can Play

Devils 4 – 5 Steelers Prior to the game the Devils aired a video for the You Can Play project (the first European team to join the campaign against homophobia I believe). This was great to see, and credit to the team and management for joining. On to the game…

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