Sheffield Steelers ended up with two points after a topys-turvy Bonfire night cracker on Saturday evening.
In the first trip of the season to Edinburgh Capitals, they collected two points, but only after penalty shots, in a 6-5 away win.
However a 0-3 final period will leave questions to be asked by coach Paul Thompson.
Sheffield strolled to a 4-0 lead through Levi Nelson, debut signing Yared Hagos, John Armstrong and Mathieu Roy.
But they conceded(Pavel Vorobyev) at 19;23 and then tied the middle period Roy and Garrett Milan getting on the scoreboard.
Then came the collapse: Vorobyev getting two and Matt Tipoff scoring with five second left with home goalie pulled.
Thankfully Jesse Schultz and John Armstrong slotted home penalty shots while Caps missed their attempts.
Referee: Toby Craig
Steelers have now won 10 out of their 11 last games and are second in the league.
Saturday 5th November
Coventry Blaze 4 Belfast Giants 1
Dundee Stars 4 Cardiff Devils 5 (PS)
Edinburgh Capitals 5 Sheffield Stelers 6 (PS)
Manchester Storm 4 Nottingham Panthers 3
Sunday 6th November
Dundee Stars v Sheffield Steelers – 6.30pm
Fife Flyers v Cardiff Devils – 6.30pm
Nottingham Panthers v Belfast Giants – 4.00pm
Challenge Cup Group B
Coventry Blaze v Manchester Storm – 5.15pm