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Capitals’ play-off hopes take huge hit away at Coventry

Edinburgh Capitals now have a mountain to climb to make the end-of-season play-offs after the went down 4-1 to Coventry Blaze in the West Midlands tonight.

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Caps net minder Travis Fullerton

Capitals must make games in hand count – starting at Coventry

Edinburgh Capitals netminder Travis Fullerton refuses to admit the next seven days are do-or-die in their bid for the play-offs.

Edinburgh Capitals forward Pavel Vorobyev, right, is desperate to add to his goal tally

Pavel Vorobyev is fired up to shoot Capitals into play-offs

Edinburgh Capitals forward Pavel Vorobyev, who ended a run of ten games without a goal in Wednesday’s 3-2 win after penalty shots at Dundee Stars, is hopeful his confidence has been restored ahead of Tuesday night’s trip to Coventry Blaze.

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Edinburgh Capitals defeat Dundee Stars on penalty shots

Edinburgh Capitals pulled within four points of Coventry Blaze and an end of season Play-Off place with a 3-2 win on penalty shots at Dundee Stars tonight.

Caps battled hard against Sheffield last weekend but ultimately fell short. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Dobron demands concentration as Capitals chase vital points

Despite coming off the back of two defeats last weekend, Edinburgh Capitals player-coach Michal Dobron is confident his players will ensure the race for a play-off spot goes right down to the wire.

Edinburgh Capitals in action against Manchester Storm at Murrayfield. Picture Jan Orkisz.

Edinburgh named UK’s best ice hockey destination

THE Capital may be known as the home of the largest arts festival in the world but now it appears the city is able to claim another title – as the UK capital of ice hockey.

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Capitals Matt Tipoff lets rip a ferocious shot at Ervins Mustukovs

Capitals look to the Stars for vital points

Despite a spirited effort, Edinburgh Capitals were beaten 3-0 by Sheffield Steelers at Murrayfield last night.

Edinburgh Capitals are looking to maintain their good form. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals excited to be back in with a shout of play-offs

Edinburgh Capitals’ Tyler Plews is looking for another successful away-day when the ice hockey outfit travel to Braehead Clan tomorrow.

Matt Tipoff turns to celebrate after making it 3-3 against Belfast but tiredness took over. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals make it two weekend victories but Giants are a team too far

Title chasing Belfast Giants were “too much” for player-coach Michal Dobron’s tired Edinburgh Capitals side who were swept aside 8-3 in Elite League action at Murrayfield last night.

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Jacob Johnston

Capitals defeat Play-Off rivals Dundee on penalty shots

Edinburgh Capitals recovered from letting slip a two-goal lead to Play-Off rivals Dundee Stars on Tayside tonight.


Capitals bottom but club is on the up, insists chief Neil

Edinburgh Capitals travel to Dundee Stars this evening, the first of three games in three nights for the Murrayfield men.

Capitals' Mason Wilgosh, in front of the netminder, is bundled off the puck by the Manchester defence as Garrett Milan, left, looks on. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Edinburgh Capitals’ play-off hopes dented

Edinburgh Capitals’ play-off hopes suffered a major blow in a 6-4 defeat by Manchester Storm at Murrayfield last night.

Michael DOrazio, second right, scores for the Caps. DOrazio has bagged seven goals this season. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Video analysis key to upturn in Edinburgh Capitals’ fortunes

Using video footage to scout opponents and review their own performances has played a big part in Edinburgh Capitals’ recent good form, according to Michael D’Orazio.

The Capitals apply pressure. Garret Milan (no 65) and Karel Hromas (in foreground) do their best to beat the Manchester defence. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals star Fullerton makes key saves to build victory platform

Edinburgh Capitals picked up an important 2-1 Elite League win over Manchester Storm at Murrayfield last night, with goalie and man-of-the-match Travis Fullerton hailing an improved performance on the power-play and penalty kill as key to their success.

Capitals' Matt Tipoff, waiting for the pass, gets close attention from Fife's Phillipe Paquet

Matt Tipoff given lead role as Capitals await Storm

Edinburgh Capitals forward Matt Tipoff is relishing the “increased responsibility” given to him in recent weeks by player-coach Michal Dobron.

Tony Hand represented the Murrayfield Racers and Edinburgh Capitals. Pic: TSPL

Tony Hand inducted into IIHF hall of fame

Edinburgh-born Tony Hand has been inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame.

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Capitals' Ian Schultz (nearest the goaltender) scores the first of his two goals last night.  Schultz was Capitals'  Man of the Match. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

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.

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.

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.

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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