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Edinburgh Capitals sign GB U-20 star Duncan Speirs

Edinburgh Capitals have signed Great Britain Under-20 forward Duncan Speirs, from National Ice Hockey League champions Solway Sharks.

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Pavel Shegalo is a former Russia Under-18 internationalist

Edinburgh Capitals sign Russian netminder Pavel Shegalo

Edinburgh Capitals have signed former Russian Under-18 World Championship net-minder Pavel Shegalo as the replacement for last season’s starting goalie Travis Fullerton, who joined rivals Dundee Stars last month.

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Sergei Banashkov

Edinburgh Capitals snap up Kazakh forward Sergei Banashkov

Edinburgh Capitals have signed experienced Kazakh forward Sergei Banashkov following a tip-off to new head-coach Dmitri Khristich from former NHL team-mate Andrei Nikolishin.

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Aaron Robertson is 19

Capitals sign top Scottish prospects Aaron and Caly Robertson

Edinburgh Capitals have signed Fife teenage prospects Aaron and Caly Robertson on initial 12-month deals from Scottish National League side Kirkcaldy Kestrels.

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Despite his criticism of Uk ice hockey, Pavel Vorobyev remains fully committed to Capitals

Neil cools talk of Russian investment in Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals co-owner Scott Neil has played down talk of Russian financial investment in the club following comments made in a recent interview by top-scoring forward Pavel Vorobyev.

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Mike Cazzola

Edinburgh Capitals sign ECHL forward Mike Cazzola

Edinburgh Capitals today made their first new signing ahead of this year’s Elite League ice-hockey season, bringing in Canadian forward Mike Cazzola on a two-year deal.

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Pavel Vorobyev was Caps' top scorer last term

Pavel Vorobyev signs new Edinburgh Capitals deal

Edinburgh Capitals forward Pavel Vorobyev today revealed he “didn’t even have to think” about extending his stay at Murrayfield as the club announced a new one-year deal for the former Chicago Blackhawks player.

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Dmitri Khristich was a two-time NHL all-star

Ex-NHL all-star Dmitri Khristich is Edinburgh Capitals coach

Edinburgh Capitals have appointed former National Hockey League all-star Dmitri Khristich as their new head coach for the 2017-18 ice hockey season which gets underway in September.

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Capitals to host inaugural Scottish Cup at Murrayfield

Edinburgh Capitals will kick-start the new ice hockey season by hosting the inaugural Elite League Scottish Cup, with Caps co-owner Scott Neil hopeful the new competition will be the perfect platform to promote the sport in Scotland.

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Scott Neil, below, hopes to have his Capitals squad firing on all cylinders for the start of the new Elite League season

Comment: Time right for ‘coach only’ approach at Capitals

AS Edinburgh Capitals search for a new boss following the departure of player-coach Michal Dobron, co-owner Scott Neil has spoken of a “new direction” for the Murrayfield men.

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Tony Hand

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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