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Jock Hay left frustrated by Capitals’ ‘schoolboy errors’

Frustrated Edinburgh Capitals bench-coach Jock Hay blamed “schoolboy errors” as the Murrayfield men went down 6-2 at Manchester Storm last night.

Michal Dobron isnt surprised by the fine current form of the Capitals

Caps coach: Play smart and wins will keep coming

Player-coach Michal Dobron has “high expectations” for his Edinburgh Capitals side – but only if they continue to play smart following their convincing recent wins over Coventry Blaze and Dundee Stars.

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Jacob Johnston celebrates scoring for Edinburgh Capitals against Dundee Stars. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Five-star Edinburgh Capitals leave Dundee seeing Stars

Edinburgh Capitals, with four first-period goals in a blistering eight-minute spell and 38 saves from goalie Travis Fullerton, continued their good form with a 5-1 win over Dundee Stars at Murrayfield tonight.

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Matt Tipoff knows the Caps face a tough test against Dundee. Pic: TSPL

Capitals want to build momentum with rare midweek outing

Edinburgh Capitals face off against Dundee Stars tonight at Murrayfield (7.30pm) and forward Matt Tipoff believes the rare midweek fixture is a perfect fit for Caps after turning in their best performance of the season to-date in Sunday’s 4-1 home win over Coventry Blaze.

Yevgeni Fyodorov (No.96) scores Edinburgh Capitals' third goal. Picture: Jan Orkisz

Garrett Milan on fire as Capitals beat Coventry Blaze

Man-of-the-match Garrett Milan hailed last night’s 4-1 win over Coventry Blaze at Murrayfield as “a huge confidence boost” as Edinburgh split their weekend, after going down 4-2 at Manchester Storm on Saturday.

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Jacob Johnston

Capitals will struggle unless they stop giving quick goals away

Edinburgh Capitals captain Jacob Johnston says the team cannot afford to keep gifting opponents opening goals.

Jared Staal, right, scores the second goal for the Capitals. Matt Tipoff is on the left. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals admit they must defend better after Braehead defeat

Edinburgh Capitals forward Pavel Vorobyev urged his team-mates to do more to help out goalie Travis Fullerton after Caps were well beaten 5-2 by Braehead Clan at Murrayfield last night in ice hockey’s Elite League.

Ian Schultz scores for the Capitals to make 4-4 against Fife

Capitals coach Dobron orders team to battle to the end

Edinburgh Capitals play Braehead Clan at Murrayfield on Sunday in their only game of the weekend, in an Elite League clash (face-off 6pm).

Capitals celebrate as Pavel Vorobyov scores the sixth goal at Murrayfield. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals shock Fife Flyers with stunning comeback

Edinburgh Capitals booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup in dramatic fashion at Murrayfield last night. scoring five unanswered third-period goals in a come-from-behind 6-4 win over Fife Flyers – a performance Caps’ co-owner Scott Neil described as “Roy of the Rovers stuff”.

Capitals face Dundee Stars tonight

Capitals’ Jared Staal targets clipping Flyers’ wings – again

Edinburgh Capitals, regardless of tomorrow’s result at Dundee Stars, will cement a Challenge Cup quarter-final place with a win over Fife Flyers at Murrayfield on Sunday (face-off 6pm).

Capitals Jared Staal slips the puck past Manchester's Mike Clemente for the first goal. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Jared Staal and Pavel Vorobyev help Caps keep up winning streak

A double from Jared Staal and a shoot-out winner from experienced Russian forward Pavel Vorobyev was enough to see Edinburgh Capitals open up their Elite League campaign with a 3-2 win (after penalty shots) over Manchester Storm.

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SNL coach Martin Cingel will ice for Capitals in Fife tomorrow. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Edinburgh Capitals to keep key men fresh for Storm opener

Short-benched Edinburgh Capitals are in Challenge Cup action tomorrow night against Fife Flyers in Kirkcaldy but player-coach Michal Dobron insists none of his key men will be risked ahead of their Elite League opener against Manchester Storm at Murrayfield on Sunday (face-off 6pm).

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Edinburgh Capitals boost quarter-final hopes with win at Braehead

Edinburgh Capitals gave their chances of a place in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals a real shot in the arm with a fine come-from-behind 3-2 win over Braehead Clan in Glasgow last night.

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Pavel Vorobyev scores the second of his goals. Pic: Ian Coyle

Capitals snap long losing streak with win over Clan

They finally did it. Eight months and 22 games later, Edinburgh Capitals last night got that winning feeling to take two points in a competitive match as they edged Braehead Clan 3-2 in overtime at Murrayfield.

Capitals face Dundee Stars tonight

Edinburgh Caps boosted by debutants for Giants clash

Edinburgh Capitals goalie Travis Fullerton, new signing Jaroslav Hertl and fit again Mike D’Orazio are all in line to make their competitive debuts ahead of tonight’s clash at 
Belfast Giants.

Jaroslav Hertl enjoyed a successful spell in Poland

Edinburgh Capitals sign Czech defender Jaroslav Hertl

Edinburgh Capitals today announced the signing of Czech blue-liner Jaroslav Hertl.

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Capitals in white attack the Dundee net. The combination of Yevgeni Fyodorov and Pavel Vorobyov worked well for Edinburgh. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Edinburgh Capitals left feeling inside out and upside down

Edinburgh Capitals, thrashed 8-3 by Dundee Stars at Murrayfield last night, were embarrassed in more ways than one, as their new ice hockey season opened in farcical fashion in which they played the game with their tops on inside out.

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Edinburgh Capitals players Matt Tipoff, Ian Schultz and Karel Hromas met fans Jen Jamieson, Molly Whitelaw, Aileen Drysdale and Shaun Cowan at a meet and greet session at club sponsor Ronaq Indian Restaurant in Craigleith Road. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Capitals confident of flying start despite goalie hold-up

Edinburgh Capitals will begin the ice hockey season without the services of new starting goalie Travis Fullerton but co-owner Scott Neil is confident his team can still get off to a flyer against Dundee Stars at Murrayfield on Sunday night (face-off 6pm).

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Capitals defenceman Tyler Plews broke the away penalty box door with a hit on a Stars player

Caps coach has got high hopes despite defeats

Edinburgh Capitals were well beaten, 6-2, by Dundee Stars at Murrayfield last night, giving the Taysider’s a clean sweep in the two game pre-season challenge between the clubs.

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New-look Caps without big stars for Dundee friendlies

Edinburgh Capitals play two pre-season friendlies against Dundee Stars this weekend, minus recent signing Garrett Milan, who arrives in the country next week, and starting goalie Travis Fullerton.

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