Rewind: Devils come from behind to take cup glory
CHALLENGE CUP FINAL 2017 – CARDIFF 3 SHEFFIELD STEELERS 2
It was a second final in three years between these two teams since they met in March 2017 to determine who would win the 2017 edition of the Challenge final. Cup.
The pre-game interview was spoiled by Sheffield Steelers coach Paul Thompson claiming that Cardiff had an advantage because they did not have played the day before, while the Steelers welcomed Coventry Blaze into the league
As for the game itself, it was another bloody affair between the two as they converged on the Ice Arena Wales, but unfortunately, for the Steelers, they weren't 39; could not take the Challenge Cup for the first time since 2003.
Gleason Fournier scored to put the Devils in the lead after just four minutes, but Robert Dowd equalized shortly after to set the tone for an excellent contest.
The Steelers took the lead by Mathieu Roy to give them an advantage after the first period, but Mark Louis restored parity for the Devils.
Layne Ulmer came with the most important winner at the start of the third period to give Cardiff Devils a third victory in the Challenge Cup.
WATCH: The final of the 2017 Challenge Cup