THE BESPOKE Guardians Swindon Wildcats claimed a full four-point weekend thanks to victories over Milton Keynes Lightning and The Bees.

Aaron Nell’s men thumped the Lightning 6-1 at Planet Ice on Saturday night courtesy of a brace from Emil Svec as well as single goals from Edgars Bebris, Jack Goodchild, Balint Pakozdi, and the head coach himself.

Prior to the weekend’s games, Nell said it would be “an unbelievable result” if his team took four points from their schedule, but that was exactly what happened after a resounding 4-0 win in Slough against The Bees on Sunday.

Nell and Bebris scored for the second night in a row while Tomasz Malasinski netted and defenceman Tyler Plews made a rare appearance on the scoresheet.

Reacting to a superb weekend for his team that made it four wins in a row across all competitions, Nell paid tribute to his netminder in particular.

He said: “We were very happy with both results, the team was excellent. Especially on Sunday night, we played really well and deserved to get a big win down there.

“I was really happy for Renny (Marr) to get a shutout, and I’m really happy with the team right now.

“I thought Renny was excellent, first of all, but the rest of the team around him was too.

“When the forwards are playing well and the goalie and defenceman around him playing well too, it’s a good combination.”

With a four-point weekend in the club’s back pocket, attention can now start to turn to a big Autumn Cup semi-final first leg at home to Telford Tigers on Thursday night.

Discussing the confidence in the group after four consecutive wins, Nell believes his players are in almost as good a place as they could possibly be at this point in the season.

He said: “The players were really good over the weekend, and I’m really proud of them.

“It was great for Renny to put a big performance in ahead of the big game on Thursday.

“All the players are flying right now, we’ve won four in a row and things are going well. Especially away from home, we’re playing really well.

“Everyone is feeling confident right now, and we’ve just got to continue that over the next couple of weeks.”