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Brendan Brooks

Fife Flyers’ forward Brendan Brooks has hailed netminder Shane Owen among one of the best he’s played with in his career.

Owen has been outstanding for the Flyers this season as they sit in fourth place in the Elite League table.

But as they head to Braehead Clan on Saturday, Brooks thinks his team have their best chance of beating his old team when they meet in Glasgow.

Shane Owen

“Shane’s right up there with the goalies I’ve played with in my career and he’s someone that gives us a chance to win every night.

“He competes hard in practice and works hard in games.  We’re fortunate to have him and he’s a great guy to have in the dressing room on top of that.

“He’s been able to make those big saves when we really need the save.  He gives us an opportunity to win and that’s huge for a team.

“Looking ahead, Braehead are a tough team and this will be the first time in while we’ll have close to a full line-up.  I really think this will help us and give us a better chance to compete and hopefully beat them.

“It’s a pretty important week for both teams.  For us in the Conference, we have to find a way to stay close to Braehead and this is a big game and opportunity for us.”

2019/20 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 14 18
Belfast Giants Belfast 11 18
Glasgow Clan Glasgow 12 17
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 10 14
Coventry Blaze Coventry 13 14
Fife Flyers Fife 13 13
Guilford Flames Guildford 12 12
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 13 11
Dundee Stars Dundee 15 7
Manchester Manchester 11 7
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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 10 teams, with Belfast (NIR), Cardiff (WAL), Coventry (ENG), Dundee (SCO), Fife (SCO), Glasgow (SCO), Guildford (ENG), Manchester (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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