Manchester Phoenix 3 Swindon Wildcats 4 (Overtime).
Phoenix scorers: Michal Satek, Stanislav Gron and Richard Bentham.
Phoenix brought in Richard Bentham to help out their depleted squad who were missing Robin Kovar and Gareth O’Flaherty. The match looked a mighty task when comparing Phoenix’s 14 skaters to Swindon’s 20. Read more
Sheffield Steeldogs 4 - Manchester Phoenix 2.
Phoenix scorers: Nico Aaltonen and Stanislav Gron.
A mixed night for Phoenix in Sheffield where they dominated the Steeldogs for the first period but fell short in the end, going down 4-2. Read more
If you believe in a dream for long enough it becomes reality - Neil Morris - April 2003.