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 Fife Flyers vs Braehead Clan game summary

Fife Flyers, sponsored by Arnold Clark Mercedes-Benz, hosted their west coast rivals the Braehead Clan for the final time this season in Gardiner Conference action as Todd Dutiaume's side looked to bounce back from a Saturday night defeat in Braehead.

Flyers were once again without captain Russ Moyer through injury, and forward Brady Ramsay.

Todd Dutiaume's side got off to a great start when Shayne Stockton fired the home side into an early lead at 2:37 with rocket from inside the blue line.

Ryan Potulny leveled the game for the visitors after a pouncing on loose puck in the Flyers creased at 4:51. Potulny then put the Clan in the lead with a powerplay goal, the former NHLer picked up the puck at Andy Iles back post and scored with an easy tap at 8:35.

Flyers looked to get themselves back on the scoresheet but Ryan Nie in the Clan net was equal to everything that Fife throw at him.

Second period action saw the Flyers dominate the majority of the play and were rewarded for their hardwork at 29:40 when Shayne Stockton scored his second goal of the night on the powerplay to tie the game at 2-2.

Five minutes later Carlo Finucci put his side 3-2 up after drilling a shot beyond Ryan Nie in the Braehead net at 34:58, sending the home fans wild.

A flawless third period saw Flyers secure another win over their west coast rivals thanks to a brace from Carlo Finucci which saw him complete his hattrick.

Carlo Finucci got his second goal of the night at 52:40 when he beat Ryan Nie in the Clan net. Finucci completed his hattrick a few minutes later at 55:29 to seal another win over the Braehead Clan.

FINAL SCORE: Fife Flyers 5 Braehead Clan 2

Fife Flyers Scoring:

Carlo Finucci (3+1), Shayne Stockton (2+2), Chase Schaber (0+2), Ian Young (0+1), Charlie Mosey (0+2), Jim Jorgensen (0+1)

Fife Flyers Man of the Match:

68: Shayne Stockton

Braehead Clan Scoring:

Ryan Potulny (2+0), Landon Oslanski (0+2), Cristoffer Bjorklund (0+1), Robert Lepine (0+1)

Braehead Clan Man of the Match:

22: Ryan Potulny

Shots on Goal:

Andy Iles: P1 - 8, P2 - 4, P3 - 7 Total = 19

Ryan Nie: P1 - 11, P2 - 12, P3 - 9 Total = 32

Attendance: 2179

2017/18 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 56 85
Manchester Manchester 56 75
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 56 71
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 56 71
Belfast Giants Belfast 56 70
Guilford Flames Guildford 56 69
Fife Flyers Fife 56 68
Coventry Blaze Coventry 56 55
Braehead Clan Braehead 56 54
Dundee Stars Dundee 56 48
MK Lightning MK 56 42
Edinburgh Capitals Edinburgh 56 11
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The Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) is a professional ice hockey league in the United Kingdom formed in 2003. The league currently consists of 12 teams, with Braehead (SCO), Belfast (NIR), Cardiff (WAL), Coventry (ENG), Dundee (SCO), Edinburgh (SCO), Fife (SCO), Guildford (ENG), Manchester (ENG), Milton Keynes (ENG), Nottingham (ENG) and Sheffield (ENG).

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The Fife Flyers, established in 1938, are the oldest professional ice hockey team in the United Kingdom. The team has a history of success through the ages, with over 60 Scottish and British cups and titles to their name.

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