Jeff Mason and Mike Kompon scored a brace each as Belfast Giants recorded their eighth victory of the season with a dominant 7-2 win over Coventry Blaze at the SkyDome Arena. The away side flew out of the blocks with goals from Craig Peacock, Mason and Calvin Elfring – all in the first period, and offset only by Steven Goertzen’s equaliser. In the second, Mason doubled his tally to put the hosts 4-1 ahead before Ross Venus pulled another one back for the Blaze. Evan Cheverie and Kompon’s double then made the points safe in the third. Press Association The victory moved second-placed Belfast to within two points of Braehead Clan ahead of Friday night’s fixture against the league leaders, while the Blaze remain in fourth, three points further back.