Giants edge Stars in thriller
Belfast Giants came out victorious in their thrilling 7-6 overtime win over the Dundee Stars at the Dundee Ice Arena.
Conor Shields was the key man as he netted a hat-trick, including the winning goal in overtime, and two assists to seal the victory and help the Giants go a point clear at the top of the Elite League standings. Dundee are fifth after suffering a fourth successive loss.
Robert Dowd scored an overtime-winning goal to give the Sheffield Steelers a 4-3 victory over the Cardiff Devils at the Sheffield Arena.
Ben O'Connor, Levi Nelson and Mike Duco were also on the scoresheet to help Sheffield move into fourth while Cardiff slip to third.