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Panthers overpower Flyers

Nottingham Panthers remained clear at the top of the Elite League standings with a 5-3 home win over Fife Flyers on Sunday night.

Jordan Fox scored twice in the second period to help the Panthers stay three points clear of second-placed Sheffield Steelers.

The Steelers continued their good form with a seventh successive league win, downing Yorkshire rivals Hull Stingrays 4-0 thanks to a hat-trick from Shawn Limpright.

Fourth-placed Cardiff Devils remained just ahead of fifth-placed Coventry Blaze after both recorded victories over Scottish opposition.

Cardiff defeated Dundee Stars 3-2 after penalty shots while Coventry beat Edinburgh Capitals 3-2 during regulation time.