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 Fife Flyers vs Dundee Stars game preview

Doors Open 5:30pm, Face-off 7:30pm

This Friday night your 2017/18 Gardiner Conference champions the Fife Flyers, sponsored by Arnold Clark Mercedes-Benz, host the Dundee Stars, the firs time both teams have met since Flyers clinched the conference title in dramatic fashion in Dundee last month thanks to Charlie Mosey's game tying goal with 16 seconds remaining in the third period..

With only 3 home regular season games left this season, Friday night is sure to be a busy game with Flyers looking to welcome back a number of players back from injury ahead of the 2017/18 PredictorBet play-offs

Flyers and Dundee have split this season's head to head so far this season with both teams recording 4 wins apiece, 3 regular season game wins and 1 challenge cup win each. 

Dundee are currently in 10th place in the league standings, with the top 8 teams progessing to the PredictorBet play-offs, however Dundee are only 1 point out of the play-off hunt with games in hand over both Braehead Clan and Coventry Blaze who are also battling for a PredictorBet play-off place.

Speaking ahead of this Friday's Gardiner Conference game against the Dundee Stars, head coach Todd Dutiaume said "This Dundee Stars team are competing in a three way dog fight for the last play-off spot,they Dundee are hungry and on a bit of a roll, and have gone down to Nottingham and come away with a win this week.

"The last time we played them it was a bit of a crazy game, it had just about everything in it. We are expecting the rest of the games this season to be played at a high tempo."

2017/18 HEAD TO HEAD

  • 9th September 2017 - Dundee Stars 2 Fife Flyers 6 (Scottish Elite Cup)
  • 17th September 2017 - Dundee Stars 7 Fife Flyers 5 (CC)
  • 30th September 2017 - Fife Flyers 5 Dundee Stars 1 (CC)
  • 11th November 2017 - Fife Flyers 5 Dundee Stars 1 (Gardiner Conference/EIHL)
  • 22nd December 2017 - Dundee Stars 4 Fife Flyers 2 (Gardiner Conference/EIHL)
  • 20th January 2018 - Fife Flyers 6 Dundee Stars 7 OT (Gardiner Conference/EIHL)
  • 27th January 2018 - Dundee Stars 4 Fife Flyers 3 OT (Gardiner Conference/EIHL)
  • 17th February 2018 - Fife Flyers 7 Dundee Stars 0 (Gardiner Conference/EIHL)
  • 18th February 2018 - Dundee Stars 6 Fife Flyers 7 OT (Gardiner Conference/EIHL)

PLAYERS TO WATCH

GABRIEL LEVESQUE, FORWARD

The 27-year-old is a native of Montreal and has spent most his professional career in the ECHL where he totalled 62 points in 116 games. He is known for his versatility on the ice having played both in defence and as a forward. Last season Levesque played his first season in Europe when he iced with Anglet in France, playing in 23 games, scoring 12 goals and 24 assists. Levesque currently leads Dundee in points with 12 goals and 40 assists across 48 games this season.

MALCOLM GOULD, FORWARD

25 year old Gould is in his second pro year having made his professional debut last season in France with Strasbourg. During his first pro year Gould tallied 28 points, 13 goals and 15 assists, in 33 games. Gould spent 4 seasons playing university hockey with Michigan Tech in the NCAA, icing in 123 games and scoring 32 goals and 43 assists. This season Gould is 3rd in Dundee's scoring with 12 goals and 21 assists across 48 games.

BRIAN HART, FORWARD

Hart is a name Dundee fans are familiar with as Brian's older brother Kevn having played for Dundee for the previous 2 seasons. Brian joins the club from the Kalamazoo Wings where he iced for half of last season, with the remainder being spent in the AHL with Syracuse Crunch. Brian was drafted second round (#53 overall) by Tampa Bay Lightning in 2012. Hart has 58 AHL games and 9 points, as well as 69 ECHL games and 26 points to his name and is a highly regarded signing by Omar Pacha. So far this season Brian has totalled 18 goals and 14 assists in 44 games, including a 2 goal game against the Nottingham Panthers on Tuesday.

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale NOW for the following HOME games.

  • Fri 9th March - Fife Flyers vs Dundee Stars (EIHL/Conference), 7:30pm
  • Wed 14th March - Fife Flyers vs Belfast Giants (EIHL), 7:30pm
  • Wed 21st March - Fife Flyers vs Sheffield Steelers (EIHL), 7:30pm

Buy online via the website www.fifeflyers.co.uk

Adult £16.50 (age 16 +)

OAP/Student £11.50 (Please ensure you have valid ID when ordering/presenting Concession tickets)

Child £9.50 (age 3 – 15 years)
N.B. UNDER 14's MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT

Terms and Conditions apply

Fife Ice Arena Box Office Opening Hours

  • Monday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Tuesday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Wednesday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Thursday - 2pm to 8pm
  • Friday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Saturday - 12pm to 4pm and from doors open on game day. 
  • Sunday - CLOSED (Unless there is a Flyers home game, in which case tickets on sale 12 to 4pm and from doors open).
  • Doors open 2 hours prior to face-off.

2018/19 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 6 8
Fife Flyers Fife 3 5
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 4 4
Glasgow Clan Glasgow 2 4
Guilford Flames Guildford 2 2
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 1 2
MK Lightning MK 2 2
Coventry Blaze Coventry 1 1
Belfast Giants Belfast 2 0
Dundee Stars Dundee 0 0
Manchester Manchester 3 0
  2018/19 Standings  

Elite Ice Hockey League

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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About Flyers

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.

Fife Ice Arena, Rosslyn Street
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, KY1 3HS 

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