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Game Preview vs Edinburgh Capitals

This weekend the Fife Flyers, sponsored by Arnold Clark Mercedes-Benz, welcome old rivals the Edinburgh Capitals to Fife Ice Arena on Saturday for the first time since their Challenge Cup encounter back in September.

Flyers go in to this weekend with back to back games against the Capitals, with Sunday's away game at Murrayfield Ice Rink.

The Capitals may be rock bottom of the Elite Ice Hockey League standings but they have welcomed back a number of players from injuries and have recorded recent victories against Coventry Blaze and Dundee Stars.

Edinburgh have gone through a turbulent this season with uncertainty around their future with their management to make a full statement.

This weekend sees Flyers back in Gardiner conference action having only played, and go unbeatehn, in 4 conference games so far this season. In Flyers 4 conference games they have scored an impressive 22 goals whilst only conceding 5.

James IsaacsSHIRT OFF THE BACK ... IS BACK - WIN JAMES ISAACS' GAME WORN JERSEY! 

Grab your Shift of the Back Raffle Tickets this Saturday at our game against the Edinburgh Capitals. 

Just £1 per strip of tickets!

The draw will take place during the 3rd period! GOOD LUCK! 

 

 

 

Sean BeattieDanick GauthierTRAVEL CLUB SIGNING

This Saturday sees the return of our Travel Club signing night. 

This weekend we welcome Sean Beattie & Danick Gauthier to the Travel Club booth directly after the game for approx 20 minutes.

Be sure to pop down to grab a quick selfie or get that new jersey signed.

 

 

 

 

 

2017/18 HEAD TO HEAD

  • 16th September 2017 - Fife Flyers 5 Edinburgh Capitals 2 (Challenge Cup)
  • 1st October 2017 - Edinburgh Capitals 3 Fife Flyers 7 (Challenge Cup)

PLAYERS TO WATCH

PAVEL SHEGALO, NETMINDER

Pavel started his professional career signing with MHK Kylia Sovetov in season 2010-2011 posting a regular season save percentage of .908 and a goals against average of 2.66 in the 25 games played. Shegalo was part of the Russian under 18 team in the World Championship and having played in four games he was part of a Russia squad that won the Bronze Medal. Pavel joins the Capitals having played last season in Belarus with Metallurg Zhlobin but also has VHL experience and was called up to KHL side Sibir Novosibirsk during the 2016/17 season.

KONSTANTIN TESLYUKEVICH, DEFENCE

Teslyukevich played in the 2nd tier of Russian ice hockey between 2001-2015 and in total iced 701 times in the highly competitive league. Having started his career at HK Lipetsk in 2001-2002, Teslyukevich went on to ice for 7 different teams in the VHL/2nd tier scoring 212 points. Teslyukevich plays the game with an edge and in the 701 games played at VHL level picked up 752 penalty minutes. The past two seasons have seen him ice in the Kazakhstan top division with Arlan Kokshetau and in 108 games he scored 48 points and picked up 86 penalty minutes. In 2015-16 Teslyukevich was the highest goal scoring defenceman in the Kazakh league with 10 goals, and the leagues highest plus/minus with +35. Last season playing as part of a strong side he again finished with an impressive +31 plus/minus rating.

MIKE CAZZOLA, FORWARD

The signing of Cazzola made many fans around the league take notice of the Edinburgh Capitals this summer. The forward was the top point scorer for his club the Fort Wayne Komets, and was also the top point scoring rookie in the ECHL with 76 points (30 goals and 46 assists) in just 67 games. Voted on to the ECHL All Rookie All Star team, Cazzola ranked joint 11th overall in the league for point scoring in his first season in the highly competitive league.

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale NOW for the following HOME games.

  • Sat 2nd December - Fife Flyers vs Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL), 7:15pm
  • Sun 10th December - Fife Flyers vs MK Lightning (EIHL), 6:30pm
  • Sat 16th December - Fife Flyers vs Belfast Giants (EIHL), 7:15pm
  • Tues 26th December - Fife Flyers vs Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL), 6:00pm

Buy online via the website www.fifeflyers.co.uk

Adult £16.50 (age 16 +)

OAP/Student £11.50 (Please ensure you have valid ID when ordering/presenting Concession tickets)

Child £9.50 (age 3 – 15 years)
N.B. UNDER 14's MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT

Terms and Conditions apply

Fife Ice Arena Box Office 

  • Monday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Tuesday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Wednesday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Thursday - 2pm to 8pm
  • Friday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Saturday - 12pm to 4pm and from doors open on game day. 
  • Sunday - CLOSED (Unless there is a Flyers home game, in which case tickets on sale 12 to 4pm and from doors open).
  • Doors open 2 hours prior to face-off.

2017/18 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 24 35
Belfast Giants Belfast 26 35
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 23 32
Guilford Flames Guildford 24 31
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 26 29
Manchester Manchester 24 29
Fife Flyers Fife 20 28
MK Lightning MK 26 25
Coventry Blaze Coventry 25 25
Braehead Clan Braehead 24 22
Dundee Stars Dundee 24 17
Edinburgh Capitals Edinburgh 24 6
  Full Standings  

Elite Ice Hockey League

The Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) is a professional ice hockey league in the United Kingdom formed in 2003. The league currently consists of 12 teams, with Braehead (SCO), Belfast (NIR), Cardiff (WAL), Coventry (ENG), Dundee (SCO), Edinburgh (SCO), Fife (SCO), Guildford (ENG), Manchester (ENG), Milton Keynes (ENG), Nottingham (ENG) and Sheffield (ENG).

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About Flyers

The Fife Flyers, established in 1938, are the oldest professional ice hockey team in the United Kingdom. The team has a history of success through the ages, with over 60 Scottish and British cups and titles to their name.

Fife Ice Arena, Rosslyn Street
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, KY1 3HS 

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