Sheffield Steelers have beat Elite League champions Cardiff Devils 4-3 in a gripping game at the Ice Arena Wales.
An Andreas Valdix double gave the visitors the lead at the Ice Arena Wales and Jonas Westerling made it 3-0.
Matt Pope and Layne Ulmer scored for the Devils to set up a nervy third period finish in South Wales.
Robert Dowd extended Steelers lead before Justin Faryna immediately halved it with eight minutes remaining, but the visitors held on for the 4-3 win.
Devils now play Manchester Storm at home on Wednesday whilst the Steelers travel to Fife Flyers.