Aberdeen Lynx maintained their unbeaten start to the league with a 6-2 win over Edinburgh Capitals.
In front of 900 fans, the Lynx took revenge on the side who beat them in the cup last weekend.
A Halloween hat-trick for Aaron Thomson, as well as goals from Jordan Leyden, Ross McIntosh and Iain Malcolm, saw the Lynx secure the two points against a physical Edinburgh side.
The result saw the Lynx keep a firm grip on second place ahead of the Dundee Comets, with a game in hand.
It was the Capitals that came out with all cylinders firing, hammering the Lynx defence for much of the opening five minutes.
But it was the Lynx who managed to grab the first goal, with Ross McINTOSH picking up the rebound from a Craig Findlay shot.
Aberdeen looked set to go two up after Jordan Leyden broke through the visitors defence, only to be seemingly tripped before he could fire a shot.
The foul, which looked like it should have resulted in a penalty shot for the Lynx , was seemingly missed by the three match officials.
Four minutes from the end of the first period, the Capitals fired back.
Craig MAIN equalised on the powerplay just seconds after Ross Goddard had been sent off for a two-minute penalty.
The goal, assisted by Liam Cassidy and Harry Ferguson, meant both sides went into the first break level.
Shortly after the restart Aaron THOMSON put the Lynx back ahead, picking up a well placed pass from Lewis McIntosh to slot home past the Capitals keeper.
Edinburgh pulled back level midway through the second period, after Steven CLARK picked up a poor pass in the Lynx’s third, hammering clear past Craig Chalmers.
But two minutes later, the the Lynx were back ahead, with Aaron THOMSON and Lewis McIntosh combining again to make it 3-2.