Elite League: Coventry Blaze 4-1 Belfast Giants

Chris Higgins scored for the Belfast Giants but they lost 4-1 at Coventry Blaze
Chris Higgins scored for the Belfast Giants but they lost 4-1 at Coventry Blaze

The Belfast Giants lost further ground in the Elite League when they were beaten 4-1 away to the Coventry Blaze on Saturday night.

Coventry, hoping to end a four-game losing run at home, took the lead in the first period through Josh Godfrey.

The Giants had won twice at the Skydome this season but fell further behind when Ross Venus netted in period two.

Venus added another and, although Chris Higgins got one back, Garrett Klotz rounded off Coventry's victory.

The Giants are away to Nottingham Panthers on Sunday (16:00 GMT).

Saturday's Elite League results
Coventry Blaze4-1Belfast Giants
Dundee Stars4-5Cardiff Devils
Edinburgh Capitals5-6Sheffield Steelers
Manchester Storm4-3Nottingham Panthers

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