Manchester and Edinburgh set Elite League record
Manchester Storm and Edinburgh Capitals set a new Elite League scoring record as the goals flowed on Sunday.
Storm triumphed 13-9 in a remarkable game in Murrayfield, where Vinny Scarsella's treble for the visitors was complemented by braces from Devin Didiomete and David Phillips.
The Skydome witnessed another high-scoring encounter as Coventry Blaze beat Sheffield Steelers 5-4 after penalty shots.
Nottingham Panthers secured a 6-3 win against Dundee Stars on their trip north of the border, while Fife Flyers won 4-3 at Braehead Clan.
In the Challenge Cup semi-finals, Cardiff Devils overcame Belfast Giants and secured a 5-3 first-leg advantage.