Elite League: Devils beat Panthers after Steelers success

Ben Bowns penalty save
Ben Bowns saves a penalty for Cardiff in Sheffield

Cardiff Devils made it two wins from two in defence of their Elite League title with a 4-1 victory against Nottingham at Ice Arena Wales.

Joey Haddad put the Devils ahead in the second period before Justin Faryna and Bryce Reddick made it 3-0.

Robert Farmer pulled one back for the Panthers before Paul Crowder scored the final goal of the game for the hosts.

Devils began their Elite League title defence with a 4-3 overtime victory at rivals Sheffield Steelers on Saturday.

Justin Faryna struck the winner for Devils with only 38 seconds remaining.

Sean Bentivoglio put the Devils ahead before John Armstrong equalised, but Joey Martin and Matt Pope goals then put the champions in control.

Colton Fretter pulled one back before Armstrong scored his second to force overtime, with Faryna then able to strike in the extra frame.

Great Britain netminder Ben Bowns made 27 saves against Panthers after saving a penalty against Steelers.

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