20:38 - That's it from me tonight, Hope you enjoyed our coverage. Until next Saturday goodnight all Nos Da Pawb.
20:37 - going into overtime that one, and Fife still leading 4-2 in Dundee
20:36 - latest scores in other games Clan and Caps tied at 3-3 in Murrayfield.
20:34 - Join me next Saturday for MNL coverage of the home leg of the play off 1/4 Final against the Manchester Storm.
20:33 - Thanks to Phil Egan for his texts and period summaries.
20:32 - Devils MOM is Layne Ulmer
20:30 - Giants MOM James Desmarais
20:29 - Giants finish second. so could play Fife. Braehead should face Dundee as they are the seeded team
20:27 - Giants win a nothing game
20:27 - that's it game over.
20:27 - Belfast Giants clear for an ENG
20:26 - Ulmer Asselin causing chaos
20:25 - Ulmer scores
20:25 - GGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLLL
20:25 - and they get it!!!!
20:25 - Devils looking for a consolation goal
20:24 - as it was before the T/O was called
20:24 - Face off in the Giants zone
20:24 - by Devils
20:23 - time out now called.
20:23 - Face off in the Giants zone
20:23 - Murdy lifted
20:23 - 90 seconds left
20:22 - gametime last two minutes
20:22 - Haddad gets hit centre ice by Leduc
20:21 - Devils hanging on in this game
20:20 - benti shoots Hotham cant quite get his stick to the rebound
20:20 - Giants seem to want another goal
20:20 - Giants snuff out Devils chance
20:19 - Face off in the Giants zone
20:19 - Murphy covers
20:18 - Murdy saves from Desmarais
20:18 - Devils trying to set up but puck goes astray
20:17 - Face off in the Devils zone
20:17 - I have one thing to say to Murphy re Frozen Puck: :Let it go!!!!
20:16 - Face off in the Devils zone
20:16 - Murdy plucks puck out of the air
20:15 - Myers poked the puck through Murphys 5 hole when Murphy thought he had frozen the puck.
20:14 - but Murphy equal to it
20:14 - Haddad tries a backhander
20:14 - assists to Bentivoglio and S Hotham
20:13 - @50 45
20:12 - Myers Scores
20:12 - GGGGGGOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLL
20:11 - I know its a effectively a dead game tonight
20:11 - They've got to play a whole lot better next weekend
20:10 - Giants comfortably clearing their D zone
20:09 - without carrying a real goal bound threat
20:09 - Devils going through the motions somewhat
20:08 - Face off in the Devils zone
20:08 - play down in Devils D zone now
20:07 - puck flies across Murphy's goal crease
20:07 - neutral zone face off
20:07 - puck cleared
20:06 - Scramble in Giants net
20:06 - and when they do its straight to a Giants player
20:06 - Devils working hard but not able to clear the puck
20:05 - Murdy saves from Rutherford
20:04 - game restarts
20:04 - @ 44:08
20:03 - Riley scores it
20:03 - Belfast score
20:02 - Asselin goes so close without scoring
20:02 - Rutherford denied by murdy
20:02 - Mark Louis clears the puck
20:01 - Walser shoots but murdy pads it away
20:01 - Devils under pressure on PK
20:01 - Face off in the Devils zone
20:00 - Riley thought he scored but no light behind goal from goal judge
20:00 - @41:37
19:59 - Devils pen S hotham 2 minutes for boarding
19:58 - Face off in the Devils zone
19:58 - Devils turnover leads to GIants breakaway. Murdy covers
19:58 - in the period break
19:58 - Lordo may have given them a rocket
19:57 - Face off in the Giants zone
19:57 - Devils picked up their intensity a bit
19:56 - we are underway in the 3rd
19:56 - and now are the players too
19:55 - officials back on ice
19:52 - Nottingham win Shoot out in Altrincham
19:49 - Caps 2-1 up against Braehead at Murrayfield . Fife leading Dundee 4-2 in Dundee.
19:46 - Phil Egan says: Bit Better that period Almost got a fight out of Bordy as Keefe wrestled him down to the ice from behind but nothing as they came out of the box. Shame really as he thinks it is needed. its a very flat. Devils don't seem very interested as they have nothing to play for. Lets hope for a bit more action in the 3rd.
19:42 - 2nd period SOGs Devils 5 Giants 11 so 22-10 overall
19:40 - Storm 2-2 Panthers at Altrincham going into OT
19:39 - incidentally the final score in Sheffield was 4-1 over the Blaze
19:37 - not the best I'd say for the Devils
19:37 - and thankfully that's the end of that 2nd period
19:36 - Devils struggling to regain the momentum they had earlier
19:35 - Devils FS
19:34 - I think its safe to say its not the best Devils display but it is a shortened bench tonight resting key players
19:34 - @37:00
19:32 - Devils pen Haddad 2 minutes for interference
19:32 - scoresheet has Higgins as scorer assists to Desmarais and Riley
19:31 - @36:11
19:31 - Belfast Score Desmarais with the goal
19:30 - Belfast FS
19:30 - game gone into lull
19:29 - and in Altrincham on Sunday
19:29 - Blaze have lost in Sheffield. so Devils play Storm at IAW next saturday
19:28 - 5 on 4 now for Devils
19:28 - neutral zone face off
19:28 - goes wide
19:27 - Benti fires a slapshot
19:27 - 5 on 3 for 40 seconds for Devils
19:26 - Giants pen Benedict 2 minutes for slashing @33:19
19:25 - miraculous Save by Murdy
19:25 - face off re started
19:24 - Face off in the Giants zone
19:24 - Benti crashes into Murphy and the net goes off its moorings
19:24 - Devils frantically try to create a chance
19:23 - Giants pen Chris Higgins 2 minutes for interference @32:08
19:22 - Crowd have woken up as the game has livened up
19:22 - Fournier shot goes wide
19:22 - impetus gone out of game again
19:21 - both teams return to FS
19:20 - Squeelers 2-1 up now
19:19 - Devils goal timed at 28:41
19:19 - Both Bordy and Keefe get 2 minutes for roughing all at 28:13
19:18 - Riley gets 2 minutes for boarding
19:17 - Ulmer from Asselin and Haddad
19:16 - GGGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLLLLLL
19:16 - out of that skirmish, Devils get a Powerplay somehow
19:15 - waiting on confirmation of calls
19:15 - sorry Keefe not Riley
19:14 - Riley and Bordy head to sin bin
19:14 - Bordy involved
19:14 - Handbags
19:13 - Face off in the Giants zone
19:13 - the Physical element to the game seems to have returned
19:13 - Devils chasing shadows at the moment
19:12 - Riley goal timed at 25:56
19:11 - Giants goal blair Riley scores
19:10 - Quesnele gets a a ten minute misconduct for abuse of official
19:08 - Devils finding it hard to clear their zone and create anything of any note
19:07 - Face off in the Devils zone
19:07 - Belfast well on top now
19:07 - Murdy covers again.
19:06 - Lord not a happy coach on the Bench
19:06 - Devils seem a bit disjointed in their play
19:06 - giants goal timed at 21.49
19:05 - Face off in the Devils zone
19:04 - Murdy covers after Giants attack
19:04 - Storm 2-2 Panthers
19:03 - Face off in the Giants zone
19:03 - Myers trying to free the puck from Murphy with Bordy looking on
19:03 - Scot Hotham goes to dressing room
19:02 - Giants score. Colin Shields
19:01 - Face off in the Devils zone
19:01 - Devils clear but called for icing
19:01 - keeping the Devils penned back in their own D zone early doors
19:01 - GIants have upped their intensity some already
19:00 - Smejkal drops the puck
18:59 - teams back and ready to face off at start of 2nd
18:57 - Hazel has been in touch direct from the IAW, she says its a very different game tonight but predicts a 2-1 Devils win.
18:54 - correction the game in Manchester is still in play in 2nd Period
18:53 - Both the games in Altrincham and Sheffield enjoying the second period break with the score locked at 1-1 in BOTH games.
18:52 - very quiet tonight on the predictions.
18:48 - Also A get well soon message for Dave 'Kipper' Newton who is recovering at home from a broken leg. Get well soon Kip.
18:47 - A shout out and big Happy Birthday to Phil Thomas who is a big Devils fan. Hope you are having a great day Phil.
18:46 - Phil Egan says : a really flat 1st period. neither team seems to want to win. CJ and Piggot getting lots of icetime. Murdy doing well in the net. Other than that I've had a cup of tea and a biscuit - nice.
18:42 - SOGs Devils 5 Giants 11
18:41 - 1-1 in Manchester too.
18:41 - and that's a wrap for the first period.
18:40 - Devils breakaway, Haddad shoots and Murphy pads it away.
18:39 - in last minute of first period
18:39 - then Belfast regroup and force a great save out of Murdy
18:38 - Forney shot goes well wide of Murdy.
18:38 - neutral zone face off
18:38 - offside Giants
18:37 - Devils get a turnover and jones denied infront of goal
18:37 - Face off in the Devils zone
18:36 - Murdy covers
18:36 - Ulmer Asselin and Haddad are the main offensive force tonight
18:36 - Murdy stands tall to deny a Giants chance
18:35 - Riley tries to create a chance but cleared by Devils
18:34 - definite feeling of 'after the Lord Mayors show' about this game.
18:33 - Giants clear
18:33 - Face off in the Giants zone
18:33 - Fournier's shot deflected over Murphy's net
18:33 - Asselin msses on back door , Murphy saves
18:32 - cleared by Devils
18:32 - Face off in the Devils zone
18:31 - Lets go Devils and get a PPG
18:31 - @13:05
18:30 - Giants pen Benedict 2 minutes for interference
18:30 - Murdy prevents a wraparound
18:29 - Ulmer shoots wide
18:29 - I get the impression that both teams are just going through the motions somewhat
18:29 - a lot of neutral zone face offs not really making for an enticing game.
18:28 - 1-1 now in Sheffield
18:27 - just been told MNL has had a mention on icetime tv
18:26 - not much really happening. texter says its like a testimonial exhibition non contact game
18:25 - Devils FS I forgot to add
18:25 - Devils and Giants meandering in this game
18:23 - Giants in 2nd gear on PP
18:23 - Devils clear puck down to Murphy!!!
18:23 - Kill Devils Kill
18:22 - Devils pen S Hotham 2 minutes for slashing @7:40
18:21 - comes to nothing more than another Face off in the Giants zone
18:21 - another neutral zone face off
18:20 - Devis offence misfiring some
18:20 - no real big hits so far
18:19 - Devils cannot seem to get a sustained period of pressure going
18:18 - Leduc shoots but padded away by Murdy
18:18 - neutral zone face off
18:18 - Murdy collects the puck with easy and then recycles it
18:17 - Face off in the Devils zone
18:17 - Face off in the Giants zone leading to Giants breakway
18:17 - bit stoccato now with the game
18:16 - Devils offside again
18:15 - Devils offside
18:15 - Benti is on a line with Doucet
18:14 - quite a lively opening says our texter
18:13 - Chris Jones and Dr Piggot taking alternate shifts on wing
18:13 - Devils clear to neutral zone.
18:13 - Face off in the Devils zone
18:13 - Murdy saves again from Garside
18:12 - early sparring phase to the game
18:12 - Belfast shot high and wide
18:11 - as is Ulmer
18:11 - Asselin and haddad kept on same line
18:11 - Desmarais causing havoc behind the Devils nettie.
18:10 - Murdy called into action straight away
18:10 - we are underway.
18:09 - It was announced who the minutes silence was for but apparently for a former Devils fan who has passed away, our texter didn't catch the names
18:08 - Squeelers 1-0 up against Coventry in 2nd period
18:07 - Anthem time
18:07 - Minutes silence at the IAW, I assume for those that died in the atrocity in London last week
18:04 - Bordy is playing!!!
18:03 - Another full house at the IAW which has become the norm of late, well since Christmas for sure
18:02 - regular player intro on now
18:01 - Storm are 1-0 up over Panthers as it stands at the moment Coventry will miss out on the play offs and we will be playing Manchester
17:57 - 0-0 in Sheffield at end of 1st period
17:55 - videos being played on screen at IAW
17:54 - lights down at the IAW
17:54 - Culligan and Morrisette are also rested
17:53 - Andrew Lord is on the Bench
17:53 - Joey Martin Andrew Hotham are also Scratches
17:49 - thanks to Rhys Bennett for that bit of Info.
17:48 - Apparrently Ross Miller is the Back up Nettie for the Devils this evening.
17:47 - very quiet on predictions front tonight: first one is from Pat who goes for a 3-2 Devils win
17:46 - Bowns is completely rested and and is a healthy scratch.
17:43 - It looks like Murdy is a starter with an un-named backup on the scoresheet. Just wondering if Joe Myers is still contracted with the Devils
17:38 - Storm v Panthers now underway too.
17:37 - still 0-0 in Sheffield. Moose and Godfrey both called on Tripping and Cross Checking pens respectively
17:34 - Warm up has been undwerway for last 14 minutesn at the IAW
17:33 - Devils fan Huw Button is at the joe Louis arena in Detroit getting ready to watch the Red Wings in action and folowing MNL today
17:31 - The officials scheduled for tonight are Jan Smejkal with Lee Young and Matt Rose as Linos. Hicksy is at BBT's twin in Altrincham and Dean Smith is at Sheffield's house of Foil.
17:27 - along with his end of period summaries.
17:26 - Our lone texter this evening is Phil Egan, who will keep us updated on events at IAW
17:25 - The Sheffield game has already started and the current score is 0-0, The other game in Altrincham faces off in the next ten minutes or so
17:23 - it will be interesting to see how competitive tonights game is. There are four other games this evening but I will be focussing on the latest scores featuring the Sheffield v Coventry game and the Storm v Panthers game, the results of which will determine our opponents next weekend.
17:21 - Its a glorious Spring like early evening here in Treharris.
17:20 - Welcome back
10:02 - That's it for now, I will leave you to enjoy your sunday as best you see fit to, until 5:20pm
10:01 - Unlike a certain webcast company we wont be asking you to send in your pics of your pooches dressed in Devils kit.
10:00 - Don't forget to send your comments and/or predictions to firstname.lastname@example.org, and the most printable ones will be included in the build up to face off.
09:54 - Challenge Cup (tick) League (tick) Conference (tick) with just 1 left to go to complete the grand slam. It will be interesting to see just how competitive tonights game is. Going by last night it might be surprisingly feisty?
09:52 - Good Morrning Hockey Fans on this first day of BST this year. Hope you remembered to put your clocks forward! I did. Join me (Russky) from about 5:20pm as we build up to the last game of the regular season