Friday 17 November 2017

Clan shoot down Stars to stay top

It's tight at the top in the Elite League
It's tight at the top in the Elite League

The Braehead Clan maintained their one-point lead at the top of the Elite League with a 3-1 win over the Dundee Stars on Sunday.

Leigh Salters scored twice for the Clan with Ben Davies also on target while Chris Blight replied for the Stars.

Chris Lawrence scored the only goal with 49 seconds remaining in the game and Craig Kowalski made 30 saves as the Nottingham Panthers kept the pressure on the leaders with a 1-0 win over the Belfast Giants.

The third-placed Sheffield Steelers needed a Gord Baldwin overtime goal to hand them a 3-2 victory Edinburgh after the Capitals had fought back from 2-0 down to force the extra period.

The Coventry Blaze also needed overtime to beat the Cardiff Devils 5-4 with Cale Tanaka grabbing the vital goal while Ned Lukacevic scored the winning penalty shot in a 4-3 shootout win for the Fife Flyers over the Hull Stingrays.

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