ICE HOCKEY LIVE: Guildford Flames v Swindon Wildcats

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  • Guildford Flames 4 Swindon Wildcats 1
  • Face-off at 6pm
  • Cats beat Telford 7-2 last night
  • Swindon without Jonas Hoog

8:16pm

A disappointing end to a good week for Cats, but their hosts were always on top this evening.

Thanks for your company tonight and don't forget to pick up the Adver tomorrow for all the action and reaction from the weekend.

8:14pm

FINAL SCORE: Flames 4 Wildcats 1

8:12pm

One minute left.

8:12pm

Into the final two minutes now. The fat lady is warming up.

8:08pm

Four minutes left

8:07pm

Flames kill the penalty.

8:06pm

PENALTY

Tom Duggan gets two for hooking. Vital power play for cats you feel with six to go.

8:05pm

Nell rampages forward and finds Sandvik but the Finn can't finish. Story of Cats' night.

8:02pm

Dugan clatters through and takes the goal of its pegs. Cats living dangerously.

7:59pm

Just over 10 mins to go.

7:56pm

Penalty killed

7:55pm

PENALTY

There's a Watt in the penalty bin for hooking and.....it's Swindon's Ryan. Must survive this.

7:53pm

Good save from Lyle thwarts Holland.

7:51pm

3G has taken a dip but nothing has been missed. As you were with 16 to go.

7:39pm

END OF SECOND PERIOD: Flames 4 Wildcats 1

7:32pm

Campbell's poor pass is straight at Nell but Rockman saves the Brit's shot as the period ends.

7:30pm

Kristoffersson's shot is against the glass

7:27pm

Less than three minutes left in the period. Time to dig deep.

7:26pm

GOAL 4-1 (Longstaff 35.14) And now the hosts lead is three after Longstaff finishes assists from Jez Lundin.

7:22pm

7:22pm

GOAL 3-1 FLAMES (Kristoffersson pp 33.34) Within seconds of Pekkarinen taking a seat, Flames further extend their lead as Kristoffersson converts with assists from Longstaff and Opatovsky.

7:18pm

PENALTY

Pekkarinen takes two more minutes for tripping.

7:17pm

I'm far from an ice hockey regular but Nicky Watt has made some sort of scene every time I've seen him play. Very quiet tonight.

7:14pm

Sandvik can't quite get a shot off as Cats look to respond.

7:14pm

GOAL 2-1 FLAMES (Melicherik 29.00) Longstaff screens a pass across the Cats area allowing import Melicherik to tap in.

7:10pm

Betteridge tries to jam the puck home from a yard out but he can only prod it against Rockman's pads.

7:07pm

Not an awful lot in the way of action. 13.58 left in the second.

7:02pm

Cats back to full strength.

7:01pm

Richardson's slap is easily dealt with by Rockman.

6:59pm

Cats out shot 9-7 in the opener. Seemed like more as Guildford's efforts were certainly more dangerous.

6:58pm

The two teams are back with Cats' left with 1.18 of the powerplay to see off.

6:56pm

A minute left of the first intermission. Cats have done well to be level at this point with Guildford the more aggressive.

6:44pm

END OF FIRST PERIOD: Flames 1 Wildcats 1

6:44pm

Pekkarinen gets two minutes for slashing with 42 seconds left of the opening period.

6:41pm

Lyle turns Hemmings' effort away.

6:38pm

Four minutes left in the opener

6:38pm

Lyle has to be alert again to pluck Campbell's shot out the air.

6:37pm

Longstaff wraps around but Lyle smothers his tame shot.

6:36pm

6:36pm

 

6:35pm

It's Guildford who go closest with both teams a man down asKristoffersson flicks wide. Both sides back to full strength.

6:34pm

PENALTIES

Floyd Taylor gets two for tripping and within seconds Kvetan gets two for high sticks. 4v4.

6:32pm

That goal has really shut the home fans up! Flames were on top but all square now.

6:30pm

GOAL 1-1 ( Sandvik 9.36) An element of fortune as Sandvik collects a bouncing puck off the boards inside his own half and charges through before a neat finish.

6:27pm

Dean Holland given two minutes for slashing but the penalty was killed by Cats. 11.40 left in the period.

3G is awful, apologies.

6:25pm

GOAL 1-0 FLAMES (Kristofferson 1.30) Opatavsky pulls back from behind the net for Kristoffersson to slam past Lyle.

6:15pm

We are off and running

6:14pm

6:14pm

Can't take two hours of that drum.

6:14pm

Can't take two hours of that drum.

6:11pm

GOAL 1-0 FLAMES: Opartovsky pulls back from behind the net and Kristoffersson beats Lyle in his top corner.

6:10pm

6:08pm

Here come Wildcats!

6:01pm

This Is Wiltshire: Cats forward Jonas Hoog

WILDCATS ARE WITHOUT JONAS HOOG TONIGHT

5:58pm

Face-off delayed until 6.10pm

5:58pm

No Jonas Hoog for the Wildcats tonight with Tomas Fojtik icing instead.

 

5:51pm

The Rocky soundtrack is being played in its entirety which is always a good thing in my book.

5:50pm

I believe tonight is a kids go free evening too so expecting a bumper crowd.

5:48pm

This is my first visit to the Spectrum. Seems like a decent atmosphere.

5:45pm

Right, 15 minutes left until the off here and the players have left the ice to let the zamboni get to work.

3:26pm

Following their 7-2 victory over Telford at the Link Centre last night, Wildcats go to Guildford this evening in search of a four-point weekend.

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