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Top scorer Marek Tvrdon leaves Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals have lost the services of top scorer Marek Tvrdon after he asked to be released from his season-long contract to attend to a family illness.

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Pavel Vorobyev was on target for the Caps. Pic: Ian Coyle

Coach wants more as Edinburgh Capitals end 13-game losing streak

Edinburgh Capitals coach Dmitri Khristich told his players to harness “that winning feeling” as his side broke a 13-game losing streak with a deserved 5-2 victory over Coventry Blaze at Murrayfield last night.

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Kolesnikovs says he a more physical player and he will reunite with fellow Latvian Rihards Grigors who is not shy to drop the gloves

Nikita pledges to add some bite as Caps look to improve

Edinburgh Capitals’ recent returnee, Nikita Kolesnikovs, is hopeful a new found physical edge to his game could help Edinburgh “get going” away to Manchester Storm tonight and tomorrow’s home tie against Coventry Blaze (face-off 6pm.)

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Marek Tvrdon scored twice for Capitals (library pic)

Long road back for Capitals after weekend defeats

Edinburgh Capitals’ season continues to spin out of control following a 7-2 defeat at Elite League champions Cardiff Devils in Wales last night.

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Capitals feeling the heat as Flames and Devils await

Capitals feeling the heat as Flames and Devils await

Edinburgh Capitals captain Michael D’Orazio admits his team will do well just to compete away to Guildford Flames and Cardiff Devils this weekend.

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Marek Tvrdon Scores Edinburghs second goal  but they were soon behind. Pic: Ian Coyle

Edinburgh Capitals boss: Potential signings are not up to job

Edinburgh Capitals were turned over 5-2 by Braehead Clan at Murrayfield on Saturday night, the visitors thoroughly deserved their win to consign Edinburgh, in their only game of the weekend, to their tenth straight defeat.

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Caps will make a decision on Saturday on the fitness of Dillon Lawrence. Pic: Ian Coyle

Capitals coach vows to fight on until reinforcements arrive

Edinburgh Capitals head coach Dmitri Khristich insists his team will continue to battle against adversity against Braehead Clan at Murrayfield on Saturday in their one and only game of the weekend (face-off 6pm).

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Harry Ferguson Scores Edinburghs second goal to even the score at 2-2 with Belfast. Picture: Ian Coyle

Capitals can take heart as Scott Neil promises new players

Edinburgh Capitals were unlucky to lose 4-3 to Belfast Giants at Murrayfield last night, and goalie Jordan McLaughlin believes struggling Caps can take heart from a performance that saw the threadbare squad push Belfast “all the way”.

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Dillon Lawrence explains call to shelve nose operation for good of Caps

In what has been a horrendous week for Edinburgh Capitals, that has seen three players walk out on the club, fresh injury woes and two heavy midweek defeats at Coventry Blaze and Milton Keynes Lightning, one shining light amidst the gloom is the commitment displayed by young forward Dillon Lawrence.

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Pavel Vorobyev scored for Caps. Pic: Jon Savage

Seven-goal loss to Lightning harsh on depleted Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals – missing several key players – were beaten 7-2 at Milton Keynes Lightning on Thursday.

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Sergei Banashkov picked up an injury

Coventry 7, Capitals 1: Blaze pile more misery on Edinburgh

Edinburgh Capitals’ shambolic season continued with a 7-1 loss at Coventry Blaze tonight.

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Julius Nyqvist, left, has failed to settle at the Caps. Pic: Jon Savage

Major blow for Edinburgh Capitals as three players walk out

Edinburgh Capitals have been dealt a triple blow ahead of tonight’s Elite League match at Coventry Blaze after three players walked out on the club.

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Mike Cazzola scores for Edinburgh Capitals against Milton Keynes Lightning. Pic: Jon Savage

Players falling ill is pathetic, says Capitals coach Khristich

Edinburgh Capitals’ poor form continued with a 5-2 home defeat to Elite League new-boys Milton Keynes Lightning at Murrayfield last night.

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Dmitri Khristich wants his squad to be ready

Edinburgh Capitals coach wants more from his experienced men

Edinburgh Capitals coach Dmitri Khristich is demanding more from his experienced players as they try to arrest a three-game losing streak in ice hockey’s Elite League when travelling to Nottingham Panthers tomorrow before entertaining Milton Keynes Lightning at Murrayfield on Sunday (face-off 6pm).

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Edinburgh Capitals put to the sword by Steelers

Edinburgh Capitals were swept aside by Sheffield Steelers in Elite League action at Murrayfield last night, the visitors cruising to a 5-1 win.

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Jock Hay wants Caps to get their hands dirty in front of the opposition goalie. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Edinburgh Capitals squad ordered to get low down and dirty

Edinburgh Capitals begin a run of seven Elite League games in just 11 days, starting with a home match against Sheffield Steelers at Murrayfield tonight (face-off 7.30pm).

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Edinburgh forwards Sergei Banashkov and Pavel Vorobyov cant find a second goal at Murrayfield. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Depleted Edinburgh Capitals outmuscled by league leaders

A depleted Edinburgh Capitals side were beaten 3-1 by Elite League leaders Manchester Storm at Murrayfield last night, the visitors’ direct approach paying dividends in an otherwise even game.

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Sergei Banashkov, centre, has become an instant favourite with Edinburgh Capitals fans. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Edinburgh Capitals’ Sergei Banashkov on brilliant ‘Michigan goal’

Edinburgh Capitals’ Kazakh sniper Sergei Banashkov has quickly become a fans’ favourite at Murrayfield – thanks in part to his stunning “Michigan goal” scored last month against Fife Flyers.

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Edinburgh Capitals' Marek Tvrdon is closed down by the Braehead Clan defence. Picture: Jan Orkisz

Caps offer £5 tickets to Hibs, Hearts, Monarchs & Edinburgh Rugby fans

Edinburgh Capitals are offering tickets for just £5 to season ticket holders with Hibs, Hearts, Edinburgh Rugby and Edinburgh Monarchs for their upcoming matches against Manchester Storm and Sheffield Steelers.

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Sergei Banashkov opens the scoring after finishing off a breakout move set up by Igor Valeyev and Pavel Vorobyev. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals coach sees improvement as first league points won

Edinburgh Capitals coach Dmitri Khristich was, as expected, “extremely pleased” as his charges followed up Saturday’s 7-2 Elite League win at Dundee Stars with a 2-1 victory over the same opposition at Murrayfield last night in the Challenge Cup.

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