Fire beat Pitbulls 5-0 in Bristol on Derby Day

Cardiff Fire became the first visiting team to win a game at the newly opened Planet Ice Bristol beating the Pitbulls 5-0 in Saturday night’s Severnside Derby.

Lewis Stevens celebrates the opening goal of the game

Fire took an early lead in the game when Lewis Stevens scored after just 3:56. A goalless second period followed before Kris Kasjanovs and Sam Bryant completed the scoring with 2 goals a piece in the final period.

Kris Kasjanovs scores his second goal for a brace

Netminder Ben Scanlan finished the night with a solid performance stopping all 51 shots faced for his first senior shutout.

Sam Bryant picked up Man of the Match on the night with a brace and Fire claimed 2 more league and cup points in the season series against the Pitbulls.

Sam Bryant celebrates his second goal for Man of the Match

Chris O’Brien of Standing Room Only – Radio Cardiff 98.7FM caught up with Head Coach Mark Cuddihy following the win.

Tickets for our next home game on Sunday 21 November against the Guildford Phoenix can be booked online HERE!

Face-off is at 6:45pm at Ice Arena Wales.

Video: Charlie Skinner | Photos: James Assinder