It must have felt a long way from Tylorstown as Robert Page starred out towards the world's media and tried to explain how the heady optimism of just 16 ago had evaporated under a hot Arabian sun. Little more than two weeks ago, the Wales manager was in his home village, announcing the squad he would take to take to a World Cup finals, the first Wales manager to do so for 64 years. Now, that adventure already seems to drawing to a close after just two games following a 2-0 to Iran which was unexpected, but felt feasible from the moment Kieffer Moore missed an early opportunity.
Cardiff Devils are desperately close to being genuine contenders to qualify for the Champions Hockey League last 32. They won’t make it through the groups this season, but the reigning Elite League champions are close to taking that next step. Devils lost 3-1 against Vaxjo Lakers in Sweden on Tuesday, but are... Read More
Canadian hit-man Mike Hedden leads Cardiff Devils’ scoring in Champions League ice hockey - and has Vaxjo Lakers in his sights this evening. Hedden has scored three goals and added an assist in four group fixtures for Devils and he is level with Vaxjo’s leading marksman Austin Ortega, a 24-year-old Californian. Ortega,... Read More
Welsh winger Matthew Myers is fired up and ready for Cardiff Devils’ opening Elite League fixture of the season on Saturday. Cardiff-born Myers scored for Devils in their Champions Hockey League clash with SC Bern in Switzerland and will play a key role against his former club Nottingham Panthers at Ice... Read More
Canadian television commentator Aaron Murphy was full of praise for Cardiff Devils after their Champions Hockey League clash with SC Berne in Switzerland. The highly experienced Murphy tweeted after Devils were edged out 3-2: “To @cardiffdevils players, staff & fans - you can hold your heads high. “I’ve been calling @championshockey... Read More
Cardiff Devils battled through another big night of European ice hockey and suffered the heartache of going down to a late winner against SC Bern in Switzerland. Captain Jake Morissette and his team led twice in the Champions Hockey League clash, thanks to goals from Joey Martin and Welsh winger Matthew... Read More
Cardiff Devils were punished in Austria when they failed to take their chances and picked up far too many penalties. Overall, Devils produced a big performance against one of Europe’s leading teams, but they lost 4-2 against a clinical Red Bull Salzburg. They were on the penalty kill far too often, although... Read More