February 28, 2017
in association with British Ice Hockey
Telford Tigers secured their second EPL title in three years after a comfortable 7-3 win over Bracknell Bees on Saturday.
Doug Clarkson (3) topped the scoring for the Tigers whose title victory was confirmed by MK Lightning‘s 6-2 defeat at Swindon Wildcats.
The Tigers completed a four point weekend with a 4-2 success at Bracknell – Corey McEwen hit a hat-trick for the Shropshire outfit.
Lightning sealed the runners-up spot with a 4-2 win at Hull Pirates – Milan Baranyk, Lewis Hook, Antti Holli and Adam Carr got the goals.
Aaron Connolly, Rene Jarolin, Ciaran Long and Derek Roehl were on target for Basingstoke Bison in their 4-1 win at Peterborough Phantoms.
Guildford Flames won 3-1 at home to Hull – Andrew McKinney, Ben Campbell, Jez Lundin scored for the Flames.
Sheffield Steeldogs led 3-2 at home to Swindon after two periods, but the Wildcats hit back in the final session to secure a 5-3 success.
Guildford Flames 3-1 Hull Pirates
Swindon Wildcats 6-2 MK Lightning
Telford Tigers 7-3 Bracknell Bees
Bracknell Bees 2-4 Telford Tigers
Hull Pirates 2-4 MK Lightning
Peterborough Phantoms 1-4 Basingstoke Bison
Sheffield Steeldogs 3-5 Swindon Wildcats