Elite League: Cardiff Devils 4-1 Fife Flyers

Cardiff Devils

Elite League leaders Cardiff Devils returned to winning ways with a 4-1 win over Fife Flyers on Sunday.

Goals from Leigh Salters, Joey Martin and Guillaume Doucet in the first period minutes set Devils on their way.

Nico Saccetti reduced the deficit but Andrew Hotham sealed victory for Devils, who remain the top of the table.

Devils' Elite League title hopes had been dealt a blow following a 3-2 defeat at Sheffield Steelers on Saturday.

Ryan Russell opened the scoring for Devils but Steelers scored three goals in the final period to take control.

Jason Hewitt, Fredrik Vestberg and Ryan Hayes scored for Steelers before Carl Hudson replied for the visitors.

Second placed Steelers are four points behind leaders Devils, but with two games in hand.