By Steve Carpenter 14/02 Updated: 15/02 14:05
BLAZE forward Owen Fussey admits the back-to-back defeats to Sheffield Steelers in the Elite League were difficult to take.
Paul Thompson's side have now failed to beat Steelers in 15 meetings but pushed Ryan Finnerty’s title-chasing side close on both occasions at the weekend.
First a third-period breakdown saw them lose 3-2 in Sheffield on Saturday night before allowing a 3-1 lead slip in the final period as they went down 5-3 at the Skydome 24 hours later.
Fussey said: "The team played well over the two games but it came down to us making a few mistakes which they capitalised on.
"They are a team who never quits and, if you look at their record, have come back and made a game of things quite a few times.
"It was not an easy pill to swallow but it is a game of mistakes and whoever makes the least mistakes usually win.
"We need to get back to the drawing table and try to limit our mistakes. We need to find a game down the stretch which works for us, keep things simple and try to finish as high as possible."
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Coventry City’s
FORMER Sky Blues striker John Hartson has revealed
THE GREAT escape is very much on for
PAUL Thompson accepts his side aren't good enough
Solihull Moors 1 Brackley 0 Skrill North MOORS went top ...
OLYMPIC archer Naomi Folkard will be among hundreds of contenders ...