Despite the continued absence of injured trio, Jeff Tomlinson, Brad Rubachuk and Troy Neumeier, Storm were on form with period scores of 2-1, 4-0 and 2-2.
Last season's champions, Cardiff Devils, won a see-saw meeting with Sheffield Steelers 4-3, with three goals in the first 10 minutes ultimately proving decisive for the Welsh side.
Newcastle Cobras are finally enjoying the winning feeling following a dismal start to the campaign. After picking up their first points of the season at the ninth attempt on Thursday, they scored a tense 5-4 win over Bracknell Bees. Randy Smith broke the deadlock with his second goal 6min 26sec into sudden-death overtime.Reuse content