Sporting Digest: Ice Hockey

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NHL: Winnipeg Jets 4 Calgary Flames 2; Detroit Red Wings 6 Minnesota North Stars 2; Washington Capitals 5 San Jose Sharks 3; New Jersey Devils 3 Philadelphia Flyers 2; Pittsburgh Penguins 6 Edmonton Oilers 4; Chicago Blackhawks 3 Tampa Bay Lightning 2.

HEINEKEN LEAGUE Premier: (Saturday): Billingham 9 Humberside 7; Fife 2 Cardiff 7; Nottingham 7 Peterborough 6; Whitby 7 Bracknell 6. (Sunday): Durham 4 Whitley 10; Humberside 4 Nottingham 6; Murrayfield 15 Cardiff 4; Peterborough 10 Billingham 4. First Division (Saturday): Slough 9 Basingstoke 8; Sheffield 12 Swindon 5; Telford 7 Milton Keynes 4. (Sunday): Basingstoke 8 Sheffield 3; Medway 11 Slough 6; Romford 4 Swindon 2.

----------------------------------------------------------------- HEINEKEN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION ----------------------------------------------------------------- FINAL STANDINGS P W L D F A Pts Cardiff 36 28 6 2 319 187 58 Murrayfield 36 20 14 2 299 267 42 Nottingham 36 19 15 2 256 236 40 Whitley 36 18 17 1 262 286 37 Bracknell 36 15 17 4 190 194 34 Billingham 36 14 18 4 275 303 32 Humberside 36 15 20 1 198 222 31 Fife 36 15 20 1 193 232 31 Peterborough 36 14 21 1 238 272 29 Durham 36 12 22 2 201 232 26 FIRST DIVISION FINAL STANDINGS P W L D F A Pts Basingstoke 32 28 3 1 389 146 57 Sheffield 32 22 6 4 300 186 48 Milton Keynes 32 17 9 6 262 192 40 Swindon 32 13 15 4 230 254 28 Romford 32 12 16 4 221 239 28 Slough 32 12 16 4 207 234 28 Telford 32 11 16 5 233 242 27 Medway 32 10 20 2 194 255 22 * Lee Valley 32 3 27 2 195 483 8 * Lee Valley have declined to enter promotion / relegation play-offs and will play in the English League next season. -----------------------------------------------------------------

HEINEKEN CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY-OFFS: Group A: Whitley, Cardiff, Bracknell, Humberside. Group B: Murrayfield, Nottingham, Billingham, Fife. (Top two from each go to finals at Wembley from 23 to 25 April).

PROMOTION / RELEGATION PLAY-OFFS: Group A: Durham, Basingstoke, Swindon, Romford. Group B: Peterborough, Sheffield, Milton Keynes, Slough. (Top team from each group play in Premier Division next season).

FIRST DIVISION ENTRY PLAY-OFFS: Group A: Paisley, Solihull, Blackburn or Trafford. Group B: Guildford, Bristol, Chelmsford, Streatham. (Winner of each group promoted to First Division).

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