Thursday August 16, 2018

Flyers continued their winning ways in the Challenge Cup on Saturday after defeating the Edinburgh Capitals 5-2 at Fife Ice Arena before the team traveled to Cardiff the following evening to take on the Cardiff Devils in league action.

Associate coach Danny Stewart spoke after Sunday's game about the team's performance and was pleased with how the team played for a large part of the weekend. Despite going 2-0 down in the first period on Saturday to rivals Edinburgh Capitals, Flyers quickly regroup and turned the game around during the second and third periods.

"I thought after giving up two early goals that we tightened up defensively and showed a lot of composure to stick to the plan. I felt the final two periods we played good solid hockey and deserved the win."

On Sunday in Cardiff it was Flyers who were on the opposite end of a 5-2 result as Cardiff secured the win. Despite the result, Stewart was pleased with what he saw from his team.

"On Sunday the result was disappointing but I liked how we competed all night and to the end. It's always a tough adjustment going to that rink and it was a very physical game.

"For large parts I felt we played well, competed physically and were right in that game. Unfortunately with the quality that Cardiff has we made a couple defensive errors that put us behind early.

"The 3rd we battled and put some pressure on them, but got caught pushing a bit for that 2nd goal and they took advantage.

"All in all a lot more positives and we will continue to try and improve week by week."

Tickets on sale NOW for the following games:

  • Saturday 3rd October: EIHL/Conference - Fife Flyers vs Manchester Storm, 7:15pm face-off
  • Saturday 10th October: EIHL- Fife Flyers vs Cardiff Devils, 7:15pm face-off
  • Saturday 17th October: EIHL/Conference - Fife Flyers vs Dundee Stars, 7:15pm face-off
  • Sunday 25th October: EIHL/Conference - Fife Flyers vs Braehead Clan, 6:30pm face-off
  • Saturday 31st October: EIHL/Conference - Fife Flyers vs Dundee Stars, 7:15pm face-off

Tickets on sale online or from the Box Office. Box Office Hours: Mon – Fri 2-6pm, Thursday Evening 6.30-8.00pm and Game Day 12-4pm, then from Doors open until Face Off (Doors open 2hrs prior to Face Off).



Cardiff Devils Cardiff 0 0
Manchester Manchester 0 0
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 0 0
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 0 0
Belfast Giants Belfast 0 0
Guilford Flames Guildford 0 0
Fife Flyers Fife 0 0
Coventry Blaze Coventry 0 0
Braehead Clan Braehead 0 0
Dundee Stars Dundee 0 0
MK Lightning MK 0 0
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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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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.

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