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New dad Staal up for challenge as Capitals face 11 games in December

Edinburgh Capitals winger Jared Staal appears to be coping well with the challenges of being a new father as the club prepares for what he describes as a “season defining” December – beginning tomorrow when they face-off against Elite League leaders Cardiff Devils in Wales.

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Mike D'Orazio scored for Caps on Wednesday night. The Edinburgh players will have to be at their best tomorrow in Sheffield. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals goalie wants to silence Sheffield supporters

Edinburgh Capitals goalie Travis Fullerton believes keeping the Sheffield Steelers fans quiet is crucial ahead of tomorrow’s Challenge Cup quarter-final second leg in Yorkshire.

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Taylor MacDougall completes his treble and scores Capitals seventh goal. He was named MVP. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Edinburgh Capitals 8, Coventry Blaze 2. Impressive display from Caps

“Preparation was the key” according to hat-trick hero Taylor MacDougall as Edinburgh Capitals got back to winning ways with an 8-2 demolition job over Coventry Blaze at Murrayfield last night.

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Capitals ace Tyler Plews selected for GB’s crack at World crown

Edinburgh Capitals defenceman Tyler Plews has been named in the Great Britain Under-20 squad for next month’s World Championship in Budapest.

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Taylor MacDougall, second right, says training has gone well this week. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals to concentrate on Coventry – not Challenge Cup

Edinburgh Capitals face Coventry Blaze in their only game of the weekend on Sunday at Murrayfield (face-off 6pm), and forward Taylor MacDougall has assured fans there is no chance of looking beyond the Elite League clash ahead of Wednesday’s Challenge Cup quarter-final first leg with Sheffield Steelers.

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Jared Staal flicks the puck through his legs to Capitals team-mate Matt Tipoff in front of goal. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Dobron angry as Edinburgh Capitals give Giants an easy victory

A very poor Edinburgh Capitals were brushed aside 6-2 by Belfast Giants at Murrayfield last night in their final Challenge Cup group game, a result which means Edinburgh face-off against the winners of Group B, Sheffield Steelers, in the quarter-finals of the competition.

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Sean Beattie admits playing for Great Britain was an eye-opener

GB call-up came out of the blue for Capitals star Sean Beattie

Edinburgh Capitals forward Sean Beattie hopes he has done enough to impress GB coach Pete Russell ahead of next year’s Division 1B World Championships in Belfast.

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Garret Milan of the Capitals tries to strike a shot on goal but is crowded out bt Devils players. Picture: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals 1, Cardiff 4: Caps pay for a horror five minutes

A horror five-minute spell at the start of the second period was too much to recover from as Edinburgh Capitals went down 4-1 to Elite League leaders Cardiff Devils at Murrayfield last night.

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Jared Staal scored as Caps beat Manchester at Murrayfield in September. Coach Michal Dobron is confident of a repeat this weekend. Pic: Jan Orkisz/SMP

Capitals undaunted to be in eye of Storm again

Edinburgh Capitals player-coach Michal Dobron insists practice this week has been business as usual – despite his squad producing arguably their worst showing of the season last time out at Manchester Storm.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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”.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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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