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2018 Playoff Champions
2017/18 Elite League Champions

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The Devils are Playoff Champions!!

The Devils are Playoff Champions!!

Cardiff Devils made history as they won their first ever play-off title in Elite League history and first since the old Super League era in 1999.

After a scoreless opening period, the Devils finally broke the deadlock on the powerplay at 24:53 when Matt Pope rifled a shot in from the blueline that found its way through traffic and past Ervins Mustukovs to make it 1-0.  

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The Devils doubled their lead at 38:41 when Andrew Hotham walked out from the corner and beat Mustukovs to send the Devils into the 2nd intermission up 2-0.

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The Steelers pulled a goal back at 46:55 when Eric Neiley blasted the puck past Ben Bowns to make it 2-1. The Devils took a late penalty with less than 2 minutes to play, but with the goalie pulled for Sheffield, Jake Morissette scored into the empty net to seal the win and end a 19 year wait for a playoff championship.  

Photo Credit: Richard Murray

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