Ice Hockey: Caps suffer on the road

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Edinburgh CAPITALS’ miserable run of form continued last night as they lost 5-2 at Coventry Blaze, their sixth straight defeat in ice hockey’s Elite League.

The result keeps them five points adrift of Fife Flyers at the foot of the table, with their Kirkcaldy rivals having played two games less.

Coventry were two up after 20 minutes with goals from Scottish defenceman Steven Chalmers, and Dustin Cameron, before Caps levelled with two strikes in the second period from Marcis Zembergs and recent signing Curtis Leinweber, his first for the club.

That was as good as it got for the Murrayfield side, for whom new signing Brent Patry made his debut. The Canadian blue-liner only meeting his team-mates hours before face-off, 
having been flown into 
Birmingham airport.