(From Nottingham Evening Post)
Byline: Mick Holland email@example.com
THE failure to persuade prolific marksman David Beauregard from retiring in the summer is costing Nottingham Panthers dearly.
An embarrassing succession of glaring missed chances - the kind the French-Canadian would snap up in his sleep - saw them crash 3-2 to arch-rivals Sheffield at a packed National Ice Centre on Saturday.
It was the other end of the ice that was the problem last night in Cardiff, however.
But Panthers went some way to making amends in their Challenge Cup game when a sensational 4-1 final period turned the game round from 4-1 down to 5-5 to force overtime before losing in sudden-death against the Devils.
Eric Werner's effort in South Wales was Panthers first five-on-five goal since they defeated Dundee four …