Challenge Cup: Saurette double gives Giants victory

Kevin Saurette

Two goals from Kevin Saurette secured a 2-1 win for the Belfast Giants over Edinburgh Capitals in Sunday's Challenge Cup encounter in Scotland.

Saurette put the Elite League champions ahead with the opener after 13 minutes and he made it 2-0 seven minutes into the second period.

Greg Collins pulled one back for Edinburgh five minutes later with the Giants holding on for victory.

The Giants were beaten by Braehead Clan in the Challenge Cup on Saturday.

The Clan clinched a penalties shoot-out success after the match finished 3-3.

Belfast won the first of their three weekend games in Scotland with a 4-1 victory over Dundee Stars on Friday night in the season's opening league fixture.

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