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 Fife Flyers vs Guildford Flames post game summary

Fife Flyers, sponsored by Arnold Clark Mercedes-Benz, continued their busy festive predio as they hosted the leagues third placed team the Guildford Flames on Saturday evening in Fife Ice Arena.

Guildford travelled to Kirkcaldy back in October and came away 5-3 winners, however when the sides last met prior to Christmas it was Fife who grabbed the win thanks to an Ian Young double as Flyers sealed a 2-1 overtime victory.

The opening period action was a high tempo affair but it was the Flyers who got the go ahead goal when a well worked move saw Danick Gauthier fire the puck into the top of the Guildford net at 3:29.

Chase Schaber doubled Flyers lead at 13:29 when he caught the puck in mid-air and batted it beyond Chris Carrozzi, despite Guildford's protests Neil Wilson allowed the goal to stand.

Before the period was over Flyers made it 3-0 after the Guildford netminder spilled the puck and Charlie Mosey was on hand to sweep the puck into the Flames net at 18:07.

Into the 2nd period and the first clear chance came four and a half minutes in when Ian Young and Shayne Stockton found themselves on a breakaway, however Stockton saw his shot saved by Chris Carrozzi with an excellent pad save.

It was Guildfod who got the first goal of the middle period when Liam Stewart finally put the Flames on the scoreboard at 31:53, however Flyers responded immediately when Carlo Finucci's pinpoint wristshot found the back of Carrozzi's net at 33:50.

Flyers made it 5-1 when Ian Young scored the goal of the game as he stunned the home crowds with his breakaway goal at 38:07.

Guildford looked to get back into the game in the third period and brought the game back to 5-2 when Ian Watters scored his first of the night, before getting a second goal at 55:45 to make it 5-3. Despite Guildford's late pressure, and pulling netminder Carrozzi they couldn't get another goal and Flyers sealed an emphatic victory.

FINAL SCORE: Fife Flyers 5 Guildford Flames 3

Fife Flyers Scoring:

Chase Schaber (1+1), Charlie Mosey (1+1), Carlo Finucci (1+1), Ian Young (1+1), Danick Gauthier (1+0), Russ Moyer (0+1), Chris Wands (0+1)

Fife Flyers Man of the Match:

27: Charlie Mosey

Guildford Flames Scoring:

Ian Watters (2+0), Liam Stewart (1+0), Geoff Walker (0+1), Ben Davies (0+1) Jesse Craig (0+1), Calle Ackered (0+1), Brennan Yadlowski (0+1)

Guildford Flames Man of the Match:

27: Ian Watters

Shots on Goal:

Andy Iles: P1 - 12, P2 - 7, P3 - 14 Total = 33

Chris Carrozzi: P1 - 10, P2 - 10, P3 - 8 Total = 28

Attendance: 1943

 

2018/19 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 15 18
Fife Flyers Fife 10 17
Belfast Giants Belfast 12 16
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 9 16
Coventry Blaze Coventry 9 11
Guilford Flames Guildford 9 10
Glasgow Clan Glasgow 10 10
Manchester Manchester 12 10
Dundee Stars Dundee 12 9
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 13 6
MK Lightning MK 10 6
  2018/19 Standings  

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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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