Devils win PredictorBet Playoffs
In front of a packed Motorpoint Arena crowd, the Cardiff Devils made history as they won their first ever play-off title in Elite League history and first since the old Super League era in 1999.
Devils made their way to the final dispatching Gardiner Conference winners Fife Flyers 4-0 (report) (highlights), whilst the Steelers left it late to tie the game and then beat Nottingham Panthers in the other semi-final 5-4 (report) (highlights).
In Corey Neilson’s final game as coach, and Great Britain International David Clarke’s final appearance, the Panthers beat Flyers 8-2 in the Consolidation Final (highlights).
2017/18 Season Winners
Elite League: Cardiff Devils
PredictorBet Playoffs: Cardiff Devils
Challenge Cup: Belfast Giants
Erhardt Conference: Cardiff Devils
Patton Conference: Manchester Storm
Gardiner Conference: Fife Flyers
The Devils swept the Elite League Awards for the 2017/18 season.
Forward of the year: Joey Martin
Defenceman of the year: Andrew Hotham
Netminder of the year: Ben Bowns
British player of the year: Ben Bowns
Coach of the year: Andrew Lord
Player of the year: Joey Martin
First All-Star team
Ben Bowns - Cardiff Devils
Andrew Hotham - Cardiff Devils
Jesse Craige - Guildford Flames
Joey Martin - Cardiff Devils
Mike Hammond - Manchester Storm
Sebastien Sylvestre - Belfast Giants