Elite League: Belfast Giants secure shoot-out win over Steelers

The Belfast Giants keep in touch with their rivals for the Elite League title thanks to a penalty shoot-out success over Sheffield Steelers at the Odyssey Arena on Sunday.

After a scoreless first period, Mike Kompon gave his side the lead three minutes into the second half and Ray Sawada extended the lead four minutes later.

Two goals from Mike Forney and one from Jonathan Phillips put Sheffield 3-2 in front, but Kompon found the net late on to take the game into overtime.

With no further goals, the match went to a penalty shoot-out, with Evan Cheverie winning it for the Giants with his penalty.