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Ice Hockey

Capitals positive after pushing Fife close and beating Clan

Edinburgh Capitals can count themselves unlucky to pick up only two points following the weekend’s Elite League ice hockey action, losing 4-3 to Fife Flyers at Murrayfield last night.

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Mason Wilgosh is crowded out by Braehead Clan players at Murrayfield

Scores might be settled as Capitals get set to battle Braehead

Edinburgh Capitals forward Mason Wilgosh admits fans could be in for another “feisty” affair as Caps travel to Braehead Clan tomorrow, the first of two important Gardiner Conference games this weekend as Edinburgh try to claw their way off the bottom of the Elite League.

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Mathieu Roy scored the first goal for Steelers

Sheffield 5, Edinburgh 2: Second-period goals hurt Capitals again

Edinburgh Capitals, for whom player-coach Michal Dobron iced in his one 1000th match as a professional, were beaten 5–2 by Sheffield Steelers in Yorkshire tonight.

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Edinburgh Capitals player-coach Michal Dobron with wife Gabriela and children Adriana and Michal. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals player-coach Dobron set to play 1000th career match

Edinburgh Capitals player-coach Michal Dobron will play his 1000th professional ice hockey match tonight when the Murrayfield men travel to Sheffield Steelers on Elite League business.

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Capitals star Sean Beattie was targeted by Stars players

Hay left frustrated as Capitals allow Dundee to have their cake

Edinburgh Capitals missed their chance to move off the bottom of ice hockey’s Elite League when they were swept aside 6-0 by Dundee Stars on Tayside last night.

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Michal Dobron has been suspended for an illegal check

Capitals’ anger as player-coach Michal Dobron is banned

Edinburgh Capitals co-owner Scott Neil has voiced his frustration at the one-game suspension handed out to player-coach Michal Dobron.

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Pavel Vorobyev scored the second goal for Edinburgh

McLaughlin is Capitals’ star man in defeat by Panthers

Despite an excellent display from Edinburgh Capitals’ teenage goalie Jordan McLaughlin, the Murrayfield men were defeated 4-2 at Nottingham Panthers last night.

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Capitals' Matt Tipoff, waiting for the pass, gets close attention from Fife's Phillipe Paquet. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals must learn to be clinical on the power-play

Edinburgh Capitals forward Garrett Milan warned team-mates they must cut out “power-play errors” after two short-handed goals conceded in the third period of the Hogmanay’s Forth derby at Murrayfield was their downfall in a 6-3 loss to Fife Flyers.

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Rihards Grigors has been banned for checking Cody Carlson (not this incident)

Capitals glad to see year out after punishing schedule

Edinburgh, in the midst of a five-game losing streak and sitting bottom of the ten-strong Elite League, are in terrible form.

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Capitals player Karel Hromas comes close to scoring against Braehead. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Clan take advantage as Capitals suffer a crisis of confidence

Edinburgh Capitals co-owner Scott Neil admits his team are in the midst of a “crisis of confidence” after going down 7–2 to Braehead Clan at Murrayfield last night.

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Ryan Dingle scored a hat-trick for Fife

Edinburgh Capitals coach calls for a huge improvement

Edinburgh Capitals were blown away 9-3 by Fife Flyers in Kirkcaldy tonight, a performance bench-coach Jock Hay labelled “embarrassing” admitting a change of attitude is required if the Murrayfield men are to arrest their recent run of heavy defeats.

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Ian Schultz, in blue, has urged the Capitals squad to dig deep over the intense festive period. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Ian Schultz believes ‘sky’s the limit’ for Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals forward Ian Schultz has called on his team-mates to “dig deep” ahead of tonight’s Forth derby at Fife Flyers.

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Capitals' Yevgeni Fyodorov (96) scored twice

Edinburgh Capitals capitulate in Belfast

Edinburgh Capitals lost the second match of their Elite League double header with Belfast Giants 9-6 in Northern Ireland tonight.

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Jared Staal was a constant threat for Capitals

Battling Edinburgh Capitals lose opener in Belfast

Edinburgh Capitals lost the first half of their Elite League double-header with Belfast Giants 3-0 in Northern Ireland.

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Jordan Marr. Picture courtesy of Hull Pirates

Capitals take netminder Jordan Marr on emergency loan

Edinburgh Capitals have alleviated their goalie crisis by registering emergency loan netminder Jordan Marr in time for their Elite League double-header at Belfast Giants.

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Matt Tipoff, Garrett Milan, Taylor MacDougall and Ian Schultz pressure Dundee in the build up to Caps third goal on Saturday scored by MacDougall. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals fail to back-up stand-in netminder and Dundee swoop

In the unlikely event any Edinburgh Capitals fan did not appreciate the great play of starting net-minder Travis Fullerton so far this season, they will now as Caps were embarrassed 10-3 at Dundee Stars last night.

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Karel Hromas is back to his best after recovering from an ankle injury. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals must stop gifting early goals, says Karel Hromas

Forward Karel Hromas admits he is sick of Edinburgh Capitals’ poor starts.

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Ian Schultz, left, scores his-hat trick for the Capitals. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Ian Schultz hits a hat-trick as Capitals take down Flyers

Edinburgh Capitals snapped a three-game losing streak with a fine 6-3 win over a short-benched Fife Flyers at Murrayfield last night.

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Ian Schultz was the MoM for the second week running

Capitals hungry for vital points against Scottish rivals

Edinburgh Capitals, sitting bottom of the Elite League, will be hungry for points when they travel to Braehead Clan this evening before entertaining Fife Flyers at Murrayfield tomorrow (face-off 6pm).

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