Nottingham Panthers 4-1 Sheffield Steelers (latest)
Sheffield Steelers' unfortunate stri8ng of results in their Conference continued this evening.
Levi Nelson gave the Play Off champions the lead, courtesy of a Ben O Connor assist at 16:26 - and they held on to that lead until 24:12.
But then Panthers cruised into gear, Brett Perlini equalising (assists Yann Sauve, Jeff Brown.)
Sheffield lost at home to Nottingham in the League in October, and they went behind for the first time tonight when Raphael Bussieres scored at 43:22.
And when Andreas Valdix took a holding call on 50 minutes, Panthers scored the first Power Play of the night, 24-year-old French Canadian Bussieres doubling his output.
Steelers, who could have joined Nottingham in joing stecond place had they won, conceded an empty netter from Jeff Brown at 58:23