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Ice Hockey legend Tony Hand is inducted in to Hall of Fame

Edinburgh ice hockey legend Tony Hand MBE, said being inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation’s hall of fame as “the pinnacle of my career”.

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Capitals keen to go down ‘coach only’ route next season

Edinburgh Capitals co-owner Scott Neil is confident of announcing a new coach by the end of the month following the announcement that last season’s player-coach, Michal Dobron, will not return to the club.

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Michael Dobron has taken up a role as player-assistant coach for French side Brest

Coach Michal Dobron leaves Edinburgh Capitals for France

Edinburgh Capitals were today beginning the search for a new coach after announcing Michal Dobron had left the ice hockey club.

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Edinburgh Capitals will line up in an 'all Scottish' conference

Edinburgh Capitals delighted with Elite League changes

Edinburgh Capitals co-owner Scott Neil has spoken of his delight after Elite League bosses rubber-stamped changes to ensure his club, plus local rivals Dundee Stars and Fife Flyers, participate in next season’s competition which is due to get underway in early September.

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Edinburgh's participation in next season's Elite League is in doubt

Edinburgh Capitals face crunch talks on Elite League future

Edinburgh Capitals may have to withdraw from Britain’s top ice hockey league unless “sensible compromise can be achieved”, according to co-owner Scott Neil.

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Goalscorer Matt Tipoff, centre, was assisted by Pavel Vorobyev, nearside, and Michal Dobron, far left. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals sign off with penalties loss to Clan

Edinburgh Capitals ended their disappointing Elite League season with a 4-3 loss after penalty shots to Gardiner Conference champions Braehead Clan at Murrayfield last night.

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Edinburgh Capitals forward Garrett Milan

Milan relishing Capitals’ closing clashes with Clan

Edinburgh Capitals, eliminated from play-off contention earlier this month, wrap up their Elite League season this weekend with the first of two games against Gardiner Conference champions Braehead Clan tomorrow in Glasgow before they battle it out again on Sunday at Murrayfield (face-off 6pm).

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Taylor MacDougal scores for the Capitals. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals star MacDougall out to make up for play-off pain

With Edinburgh Capitals now eliminated from play-off contention, forward Taylor MacDougall is remaining tight lipped about future plans, insisting both he and his team-mates must “stay in the moment” ahead of the first of two home games with Nottingham Panthers this weekend.

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Capitals Pavel Vorobyev scores.  He was assisted by Sean Beattie and Matt Tipoff (not in picture)

Capitals 3, Panthers 4: Coach Jock Hay irked by silly errors

Edinburgh Capitals lost their second tight one-goal-game of the weekend to Nottingham Panthers, going down 4-3 at Murrayfield tonight.

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Ian Schultz executes a neat little flick of the puck over the Fife goaltender's stick to score. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals 4, Fife Flyers 5: Frustration for Edinburgh

Frustration was the emotion upper most in the thoughts of Edinburgh Capitals forward Ian Schultz following tonight’s 5-4 Forth derby defeat by Fife Flyers at Murrayfield.

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Taylor MacDougall (No.22) scores the Capitals' only goal against Dundee, supported by Jared Staal, left. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Run-in begins for Capitals with no room for error

Edinburgh Capitals player-coach Michal Dobron has vowed to “fight to the very end” as his team seek a play-off place.

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A full on attack by the capitals lead by Karel Hromas (on left of picture) and Jared Staal (at goalmouth)

Capitals rue sloppy goals as Stars move into play-off slot

Edinburgh Capitals blew a great chance to finally gain some momentum in the play-off race, going down 5-1 to Dundee Stars in an Elite League basement battle at Murrayfield tonight.

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Capitals' Mason Wilgosh, waiting for the pass, gets close attention from Fife's Phillipe Paquet. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals face destiny in clashes with Scottish rivals

Edinburgh Capitals’ play-off push continues tonight when they travel to Fife Flyers for the penultimate Forth derby of the season.

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Caps' Garrett Milan and Flyers' Carlo Finucci are all set for Saturday's showdown. Pic: Walter Neilson

Old pals Milan and Finucci relishing Forth derby battle

Ice hockey is a small community that spans the globe.

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Edinburgh Capitals first goal scored by Ian Schultz (behind Caprdiff  no 24.)

Defence improves and could be the key to play-off bid

Despite a battling performance from the home side, it didn’t take long for Murrayfield to return to being a happy hunting ground for Welsh sports, as Edinburgh Capitals were pipped 3-2 in overtime by Elite League leaders Cardiff Devils in the old Riverside rink last night.

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Guildford Flames take on Sheffield Steeldogs

Flames and MK to join Edinburgh Capitals in Elite League

Edinburgh Capitals will renew rivalry with Guildford Flames next season after ice hockey’s Elite League rubber-stamped the Surrey outfit’s membership.

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Capitals will have to do without Matt Tipoff this weekend. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals chief insists team won’t give up on play-offs

Despite a disappointing week for Edinburgh Capitals – which included away defeats to Sheffield Steelers and, more crucially, play-off rivals Coventry Blaze – club co-owner Scott Neil is promising fans a battling performance against league leaders Cardiff Devils at Murrayfield on Sunday (face-off 6pm).

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Ian Schultz made a bad error but did get on the scoresheet for Caps

Capitals end road trip with heavy defeat by Sheffield

Edinburgh Capitals completed a miserable midweek road trip, going down 5-2 at Sheffield Steelers.

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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.

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