All Even In Challenge Cup

Last updated : 29 January 2009 By Covsupport News Service
Coventry Blaze drew 1-1 with Belfast Giants tonight at the Skydome in the Challenge Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg.

Having been knocked out of the Knock Out Cup by Belfast, Paul Thompson's side wanted to put up a good performance against the Giants but were a goal down on 24.41 when George Awada scored assisted by Robins and Phillips.

This really was an even contest with both teams matching each other for shots and penalty minutes and on 37.59,Greg Wood lovelled from assists from Adam Calder and Dan Carlson to mean there is everything to play for in the second leg on February 4th.

On Saturday, The Blaze travel to Hull Stingrays and on Sunday take on league leaders Sheffield Steelers.

The Blaze's away game at the Steelers due to have been played on February 28th will now take place at the Sheffield Arena on Thursday February 26th at 7.30pm.