Repeat and look away

Devils 2 – 3 Giants (OT) I could copy and paste last week’s post for this week really. That is not entirely fair, this was tougher opposition, and for large chunks of the game, the Devils played some excellent hockey. A narrow defeat to your closest rivals is just one…

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Yes, but…

Devils 2 – 3 Blaze (OT) This always had the potential to be a hazardous weekend for the Devils, with their two main rivals playing each other twice, and difficult games of their own against the Blaze and away to the Clan. Ideally the Devils would take 4 points and…

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The rough and the smooth

Devils 4 – 1 Stars After some tense games recently, many Devils fans were hoping for a straightforward win against 9th placed Dundee. Perhaps the biggest question to be answered by this game was “will Bordeleau be encouraged to play more?” He started in the very first shift, that seemed…

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Embrace the contradictions

Devils 6 – 4 Blaze At one point in this game referee Darnell gave a penalty for Blaze diving and simultaneously Devils tripping. “It can’t both”, everyone in the crowd helpfully informed him. But in that apparent contradiction much of tonight’s game was encapsulated. It was both a great and…

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Christmas baubles

Blaze 3 – 5 Devils There are not many Christmas traditions I’m enamoured of, but one of them is decorating the tree with baubles that see the light once a year, and are added to from various trips. This accumulation of decorations becomes a memory box. Another tradition I’m happy…

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Move along

Devils 4 – 2 Stars This mid-week Challenge Cup quarter final didn’t have much going for it. The Devils were 4-1 up from the first leg, and if we’re honest. the league is the priority. In the past two years the Devils have got to the CC final, winning it…

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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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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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