Edinburgh Capitals

Late bid to save Capital pro ice hockey fails despite league’s cash offer

Elite League bosses failed in a last-ditch bid to keep top-level ice hockey in Edinburgh.

Scott Neil

Scott Neil thanks Caps fans and vows to revive ice hockey in city

Former Edinburgh Capitals owner Scott Neil has spoken for the first time since the city’s ice hockey team lost its contract for the rink at Murrayfield, thanking fans for their continued support and expressing disappointment that the franchise will not play in the Elite League next season.

Edinburgh fans won't see ice hockey played at a professional level next season. Pic: Ian Coyle

No pro ice hockey for Edinburgh as Racers’ Elite League bid is rejected

Professional ice hockey will not be played in Edinburgh next season after the Elite League rejected an application from Racers Leisure Ltd to participate in 2018/19 campaign.

Elite League confirm Racers’ application to join set-up

Elite League confirm Racers’ application to join set-up

The Elite League today confirmed they’d received an application from Murrayfield Racers to play in next season’s top flight.

Edinburgh Capitals could be a thing of the past from next season after they lost out on a bid for ice time.

Mixed reaction as Edinburgh Capitals ‘ousted’ from Murrayfield

It’s undoubtedly a story that will rage on throughout the course of the offseason.

Could it be the end of the road for the Caps?

FAQs: The future of the Edinburgh Capitals and the Murrayfield Racers

The future of the Edinburgh Capitals looks in doubt after a rival organisation claimed to have secured a contract to play top-level ice hockey in Edinburgh.


Murrayfield Racers set to make return as Hand group wins ice rink contract

Racers Leisure Limited have secured a contract to play ice hockey in Edinburgh and aim to compete under the name ‘Murrayfield Racers’.


Edinburgh Capitals’ future in doubt as rival group launches bid to play at Murrayfield

The future of Edinburgh Capitals has been placed in doubt after a rival organisation launched a bid to play Elite League ice hockey in the city.

Denis Trakanov Opens Edinburghs scoring with an over the shoulder shot. Pic: Ian Coyle

Plucky Edinburgh Capitals run Panthers close in season finale

After seven months of a campaign that will be filed and deleted from memory for some, Edinburgh Capitals almost gave the fans something positive to remember in their final game of the season, but saw it dashed by Nottingham Panthers in a 4-3 loss.

Kevin Forshall

Kevin Forshall to end his Capitals career after 18 years

As the curtain prepares to come down on a forgettable season for Edinburgh Capitals this weekend, it’s also the end of the road for their netminder Kevin Forshall who retires at the conclusion of the last two games.

Edinburgh Capitals will play in the Elite League next season. Pic: Ian Coyle

Edinburgh Capitals change club structure in bid to improve fortunes

Edinburgh Capitals have committed to another season of Elite League ice hockey after announcing changes to the club’s structure.

Great Britain U-18 internationalist, Caly Robertson, is closely marked by Braehead's Cameron Burt. Pic: Ian Coyle

Edinburgh 1, Braehead Clan 6: Capitals coach can’t fault players

Edinburgh Capitals interim coach Mike D’Orazio says he couldn’t fault his players for their effort and reckons his team could have scored more than one as they were beaten 6-1 by Braehead Clan at Murrayfield last night.

Edinburgh Capitals defenceman Tyler Plews

Capitals will give extra push against Braehead on ‘Pride Night’

Edinburgh Capitals defenceman Tyler Plews admits the last week has been tough on his team as the defeats continue to stack up – but would love to see the Caps get two points over Sunday’s opponents Braehead Clan.

Edinburgh Capitals lost 12-1 to Nottingham Panthers

Humbled Edinburgh Capitals suffer another double-digit defeat

Edinburgh Capitals tasted another double-figures loss as Nottingham Panthers delivered a heavy 12-1 scoreline in another night to forget.

Michael D'Orazio

D’Orazio: Caps can defeat Panthers by keep mistakes to a minimum

Edinburgh Capitals interim coach Mike D’Orazio says his team can surprise Nottingham Panthers when they head to the Motorpoint Arena tonight looking to arrest a run of eight straight losses.

Dylan Anderson watches as a deflected puck flies over Jordan Marr's net. Pic: Ian Coyle

Capitals 5, Fife Flyers 8: Weekend of frustration

It was another game off the list for the Edinburgh Capitals as the end of the season beckons ever closer and as Fife Flyers left Murrayfield for the last time in this campaign with two points and an 8-5 win, it ended another weekend in frustration.

Dylan Anderson has been one of the success stories for Capitals this season. Pic: Ian Coyle

Giant steps are what Capitals will need in Cardiff

It’s only been three weeks since Edinburgh Capitals stunned the rest of the Elite League with their 4-2 win at Belfast Giants, but forward Dylan Anderson reckons his team can conjure the same spirit when they head to Cardiff Devils on Saturday.

Mike Cazzola gave Caps the lead within a minute. Pic: Ian Coyle

Edinburgh Capitals suffer heavy defeat by Braehead Clan

Edinburgh Capitals got the perfect start to their game at Braehead Clan – but the same old failings remerged as the Glasgow side romped to a 7-2 win.

Peter LeBlanc, far right, helped Fife Flyers ease past the Caps. Pic: TSPL

Edinburgh Caps downed by Peter LeBlanc-inspired Fife Flyers

A Peter LeBlanc hat-trick hit Edinburgh Capitals for six as their Gardiner Conference winless run was extended to 15 games after Fife Flyers humbled them 6-1 in Kirkcaldy.

Caly Robertson, Edinburgh Capitals. Pic: Ian Coyle

Capitals not fooled by Fife’s poor form

Edinburgh Capitals’ interim coach Mike D’Orazio wants to see his team pick up a much needed two points in Fife tonight – but doesn’t expect their task to be any easier following Flyers’ recent success.

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