Cardiff Devils boss Andrew Lord delighted to break their 19-year playoff final curse

(Image: David Williams)
(Image: David Williams)

The following article appeared on on Monday, April 9, 2018 featuring former Rensselaer standout Andrew Lord.

By Anthony Woolford

Head coach Andrew Lord insisted his Cardiff Devils had ‘broken the last curse’ as they made up for disappointment last season by beating Sheffield Steelers to win the play-off final for the first time since 1999, their maiden win in the Elite League era.

Elite League champions Cardiff lost 6-5 to the Steelers in the 2017 final, but they took the lead when Matt Pope fired in off the bar in the second period.

Pope then set up Andrew Hotham, who cut in from the right wing to score.

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