"Now my aim is to follow the lead taken by netminder
like Stevie, 'Murph' and more."
is at particular risk if he is not protected from interference from the opsing plays.
The Vipers' nippy No 9 opened his account with a low shot netminder
Martin Raitums should have saved to make it 2-4 during a powerplay on 51 minutes.
Coach Ed Patterson got the first in a 2-1 win reacting quickly to a pass from behind the net from Vezio Sacratini to fire home past Giants netminder
Warriors used the cup-tie to give young netminder
Jordan Boyle some ice time as senior netminder
Richie Lawson was rested.
Swindon's George Howe opened the scoring on six minutes one second, but it was not until 10-21 when Ethan Nesic scored a backhand shot that beat the Swindon netminder
Swindon were quick to respond on 10-31 when a puck went across the Devils goal for Troy Deane to score.
Cruikshank has also been hit by an extra five-match ban for leaving the linesman to run Nottingham Panthers netminder
Craig Kowalski after being thrown out of the game.
However, the Warriors soon restored their two-goal lead as man-of-the-match Nathan Taylor fired the puck past Titans netminder
Ben Hunt while they had the man advantage.
Cardiff Devils: Dan Wood (netminder
), Mike Brabon (netminder
), Nathan Craze (netminder
), Blair Scott, Mike Ware, Jason Stone, Chris Bailey, Mark Hazelhurst, Dan Madge, Jim Brown, Russ Romaniuk, Lee Cowmeadow, Blake Knox, Kurt Walsh, Phil Hill, Warren Tait, Jonathan Phillips, Matt Myers, Rhodri Evans, Simon Keating.
Whitley went close to regaining the advantage late in the opening period when Sutton netminder
Dmitri Zimzodra somehow kept out a stinging effort from Warriors Harry Harley.
Whiting was given his chance after Devils were rocked by a netminder
crisis as the new season started.
Josh Nicholls, rated the best netminder
in the English National League first division last term, is back for another campaign and will be given more of a chance to impress the senior Blaze team.