Cardiff Devils 6-2 Sheffield Steelers (final)

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Sheffield Steelers crashed to a heavy defeat in South Wales last night.

Cardiff Devils built up a 5-1 lead at one point, before ending the game with a 6-2 victory.

Devils were two up after 16 minutes.

Swedish playmaker Fredrick Vestberg gave the visitors hope with a reply at 21;14.

But Cardiff rammed in three goals in five minutes to forge a big lead.

Colton Fretter, in his second match back from injury, made it 5-2 with a goal for Sheffield.

But the Welsh added a last one at 47;48 and coasted out the remaining time.

Gui Doucet scored twice for them, as did Joey Martin.

Steelers, who have released Mike Duco this week, were without suspended Zack Fitzgerald.

Trevor Hendrix fought with Steelers forward Chris Lawrence

Now its back to the drawing board for Sheffield coach Paul Thompson, with Braehead Clan the visitors to iceSheffield.

Cardiff move level on points with Elite League leaders Nottingham Panthers.

Attendance:2300

Panthers went down 5-3 to Edinburgh Capitals, who also scored three second-period goals to move into a 3-0 lead.

Nottingham reduced the arrears to one with two goals in 27 seconds, but they could not get back on level terms.

Clan beat Manchester Storm 6-4.

Saturday 21st November

Elite League

Cardiff Devils 6 Sheffield Steelers 2

Edinburgh Capitals 5 Nottingham Panthers 3

Manchester Storm 4 Braehead Clan 6

Challenge Cup Group A

Fife Flyers 0 Belfast Giants 3

FIXTURES

Sunday 22nd November

Elite League

Coventry Blaze v Manchester Storm – 5.15pm

Dundee Stars v Cardiff Devils – 6.30pm

Sheffield Steelers v Braehead Clan – 6.00pm @ Ice Sheffield

Challenge Cup Group A

Belfast Giants v Fife Flyers – 5.00pm

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