Cardiff Devils v Belfast Giants: The Numbers

Thursday sees the Stena Line Belfast Giants on the road once again, this time they travel to Cardiff to take on the Devils for the third time this season. Thursday’s Elite League match-up will be the third meeting of these two teams this season, with both of the previous encounters going in favour of the Giants with 14 goals scored over both games. Then on Sunday, the Sheffield Steelers are the opponents as the Giants take to the road again for their second meeting with the Steelers following the 4-2 win on Saturday. Here are “The Numbers” for both of this weekend’s games:

Thursday
Thursdays game in Cardiff is the Giants 800th league game

All Time Record (Win-Loss-Overtime Loss-Shootout Loss-Draw)
Thursday is the 93rd game against Cardiff, 52-26-5-3-6
Sunday is the 113th game against Sheffield, 55-40-2-3-10

Netminder
Murphy vs Cardiff, 33 GMS, 22-9-1-1, .927 SV%, 2.26 GAA, 4 SO

Special Teams
Giants are currently 3rd in the league in both PP (25.5%) and PK (83.3%)

Scoring
Saurette has a streak of 6 goals and 7 assists for 13 points in the last 7 games
Shields 5 assists in last 4 games
Szwez 4 goals in last 3 games

Milestone
Sunday vs Coventry was Shields 500th career game

LIVE Coverage
Fans can watch the Elite League clash against the Devils LIVE thanks to Devils TV, sign up by clicking here.

All statistics provided by Alan Hamilton – official statistician of the Stena Line Belfast Giants. You can follow ‘Belfast Giants Stats’ on Facebook and Twitter.

The Stena Line Belfast Giants next home game is Friday 25th October against the Nottingham Panthers. Tickets are available from the Odyssey Arena Box Office in person or by calling (028) 9073 9074 and online from www.ticketmaster.ie.

 

Photo: Helen Brabon Photography
www.helenbrabonphotography.co.uk

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