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The FiFab Fife Flyers returned to action looking to make amends for their back-to-back defeats last weekend when they took on rivals Edinburgh Capitals in Challenge Cup at Fife Ice Arena.

Flyers welcomed Phil Paquet to the line up for the first time this season and his presence on the ice was felt immediately as Fife created the more of the scoring chances in the opening period. 

Flyers created a number of opportunities early in the 1st period but didn't test Travis Fullerton too much until Ric Jackman fired a shot from inside the blue to put Flyers 1-0 up. 

Shortly after Carlo Finucci came close to doubling Fife's lead as he fired a shot off the Capitals bar.

As the opening period was coming to a close Flyers found themselves on the powerplay for the first time in the game, and David Turon doubled Fife's lead after a shot from Shayne Stockton squeezed passed Travis Fullerton, making it 2-0 at 19:43.

Another dominant period saw Flyers look to extend their lead but were unable to find a way passed Edinburgh netminder Travis Fullerton in the 2nd period.

Carlo Finucci came closest in the 2nd period but was unable to find the back of the net and the score remained the same going into the 3rd period.

Goals from Yevgeni Fyodorov and Mason Wilgosh for Edinburgh in the 3rd period saw them tie the game and take the game to overtime.

Flyers had chances to win the game in overtime but it was Edinburgh's Jared  Staal who won the game for the visitors.

FINAL SCORE: Fife Flyers 2 Edinburgh Capitals 3 OT

Fife Flyers Scoring:

Ric Jackman (1+0), David Turon (1+0), Brendan Brooks (0+1), Justin Fox (0+1), Shayne Stockton (0+1)

Fife Flyers Man of the Match

55: Ric Jackman

Edinburgh Capitals Scoring:

Yevgeni Fyodorov (1+0), Mason Wilgosh (1+0), Jared Staal (1+0), Pavel Vorobyev (0+1)

Edinburgh Capitals Man of the Match:

96: Yevgeni Fyodorov

Shots on Goal:

Shane Owen: P1 - 7, P2 - 8, P3 - 4, OT - 1 Total = 20

Travis Fullerton: P1 - 10, P2 - 12, P3 - 7, OT  3 Total = 32

 ATTENDANCE: 1873

Fife Flyers vs Edinburgh Capitals game summary

 

2017/18 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Manchester Manchester 17 24
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 15 24
Belfast Giants Belfast 18 21
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 17 21
MK Lightning MK 18 19
Fife Flyers Fife 13 18
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 14 18
Coventry Blaze Coventry 16 18
Braehead Clan Braehead 16 15
Guilford Flames Guildford 15 15
Dundee Stars Dundee 16 13
Edinburgh Capitals Edinburgh 15 2
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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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