Aladdin Cup ice hockey: Cardiff Devils 2-2 Nottingham Panthers (Devils win pens)

Cardiff Devils held their nerve to edge the penalty shootout against Nottingham Panthers
Cardiff Devils held their nerve to edge the penalty shootout against Nottingham Panthers

Cardiff Devils made it two wins from two in the pre-season Aladdin Cup competition with a shootout win over Nottingham Panthers on Sunday.

After Gleason Fournier put Devils ahead, Robert Farmer and Erik Lindhagen replied to give Panthers the lead.

Sean Bentivoglio's late equaliser was followed by a scoreless overtime, with Devils' Jake Morissette scoring the only penalty in the shootout.

Andrew Lord's side had won 3-1 at Panthers in Saturday's opener.

Thomas Murdy had stopped 30 of 31 shots to help Devils start with a win in Nottingham.

The home side out-shot Devils 12-8 in the first period on Saturday, but with their netminder in great form the visitors led 2-0 through Drew Paris, on the powerplay, and Joey Martin.

Sean Bentivoglio stretched Devils' lead, with Robert Farmer pulling a score back for a Panthers consolation.

Devils now face Braehead Clan in the Aladdin Cup at home on Saturday, 19 August (19:00 BST).

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