Giants win to close on Panthers

Belfast's third win in a row on Sunday night saw them narrow the gap between themselves and Elite League leaders Nottingham to two points.

The Giants headed to Wales to meet the Cardiff Devils and went back over the Irish Sea with a 5-3 victory against their name following an enthralling contest at the Cardiff Arena.

Chad Langlais proved to be the difference for the Giants, scoring twice.

Sheffield are third in the table and also enjoyed an away win tonight, going to Dundee and securing a 3-1 triumph, with Canadian Jeff Legue scoring twice.

Todd Dutiaume scored the decisive goal as Fife beat Coventry 3-2 and the day's other game finished the same, with Hull seeing off Braehead thanks to three first-period goals.