Belfast impress against Sheffield

Elite League leaders Belfast enjoyed an impressive 4-2 win over second-placed Sheffield on Saturday.

Jeffrey Szwez scored a hat-trick for the Giants, who are now 15 points clear.

Coventry battered Edinburgh 8-2 in the night's other standout performance, with Adam Heinrich and Ryan Ginand scoring twice each.

Elsewhere Cardiff beat Nottingham 2-1, Braehead won an all-Scottish affair with Dundee 5-3 and Hull saw off Fife 4-1.