The DALROD sponsored Peterborough Phantoms restored some pride on Thursday night with a 5-3 victory over the Guildford Flames. After Wednesday nights 9-1 defeat in Guildford the result saw the Flames lift the EPL Challenge Cup with a 12-6 aggregate result.

Flames found the back of the net first when Marcus Kristofferson continued his scoring streak from the night before, giving the Flames the lead on 7 minutes.

Ales Padelek, who had missed the previous weekends games, drew the Phantoms level on 13 minutes burying Lloyd Gobsons pass past Richard Ullberg.

When Tom Duggan was called for Boarding at 32.57 the Phantoms powerplay line took under a minute to capitalise when Scott Robson sent the Phantoms into a 2-1 lead.

4 minutes later, and with Edgars Bebris sitting a tripping penalty it was the Flames Powerplay unit who found the back of the net thanls to Jans Eriksson to make it a 2-2 game.

Marc Levers sent the Phantoms ahead once more on 39.36, but from the face-off Jans Eriksson skated through the Phantoms zone before cooley firing high past Janis Auzins for the goal of the night and to make it 3-3 at the second break.

Another Marc Levers goal on 48 minutes gave the Phantoms the lead for the third time on the night, and this time they were to hold onto their advantage. The Phantoms dominated the final period, as the Flames tired and just a minute after Levers goal, Will Weldon fired past Ullberg to make it 5-3.

Phantoms kept pushing but were unable to score any further goals and as the buzzer sounded and the Flames celebrated, the Phantoms faithful were happy that their team had shown some pride and come away with a victory ahead of a crucial pair of weekend games.

Man of the Match was Danny Meyers for the Flames and Scott Robson for the Phantoms