North Ayrshire Wild kicked off their Stuart Robertson Cup campaign with a comfortable 9-1 victory at Solway Stingrays.
Scott Wright and Marc Fowley (above) both weighed in with a couple of goals for Wild. Alan Maitland, Callum Siebenaler, Martin Cardno, Ryan Campbell and Ross Coubrough were also on target.
Conor Duncan, Garry Simpson and Robin Floyd got the goals for Kirkcaldy Kestrels as they ran out 3-2 winners at Aberdeen Lynx.
Paisley Pirates recovered from 4-1 down to win 7-4 at Kilmarnock Thunder.
Murrayfield Racers had a tough evening in their opening NIHL North Cup game, losing 8-2 at Billingham Stars. Daniel Abercrombie and Martin Cingel were on the scoresheet for the Scottish club.
Aberdeen Lynx 2-3 Kirkcaldy Kestrels – SRC East
Billingham Stars 8-2 Murrayfield Racers – NIHL Cup
Kilmarnock Thunder 4-7 Paisley Pirates – SRC West
Solway Stingrays 1-9 North Ayrshire Wild – SRC West
(Image permission: Stuart Gardiner)