Haringey Huskies 3, Cardiff Fire 5
Head coach Mark Smith and his Cardiff Fire team have two National Ice Hockey League home fixtures left in their 2018-19 season.
Fire take on Haringey Huskies at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay this Sunday, while Invicta Mustangs from Kent travel to the same venue a week later.
Swedish defenceman Viktor Langseth, Jackson Price, Josh Haslam, Elis Sheppard and Jordan Powell scored Fire’s goals in their 5-3 win at Haringey last time out.
The first period at London’s Ally Pally (Alexandra Palace) was goalless, while Cardiff scored three times in the second and earned an excellent away win.
Scorers, Huskies: Gheorghe Dragomir 2+1, James Hepburn 1+0, Mark Robinson 0+1, Bryn Griffiths 0+1, Matthew Hepburn 0+1.
Fire: Viktor Langseth 1+0, Jackson Price 1+0, Josh Haslam 1+0, Elis Sheppard 1+1, Jordan Powell 1+0, Joe Morris 0+1, Ross Wilkinson 0+2, Sam Bryant 0+1, Chris Fox 0+1.
Period scores (Huskies first): 0-0; 1-3 (1-3); 2-2 (3-5).
Shots on goal: Huskies (on James Whiting) 10+5+14=29; Fire (on David Wride) 6+25+8=39.
Penalties in minutes: Huskies 2+10+2=14; 4+8+4=16.
Man of the match: Jordan Powell.
Cardiff Fire remaining fixtures
Sunday 24 v Haringey Huskies (home, 6pm)
Sunday 31 v Invicta Mustangs (home, 6pm)
Sunday 7 v Oxford City Stars (away, 6.15pm)