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Scott Aarssen

Fife Flyers are delighted to confirm the signing of Canadian Defenceman Scott Aarssen.

30 year old, 5’11, 190lbs left hand defenceman Aarssen is no stranger to the EIHL having played for rivals Braehead Clan from season 2013/14 to 2016/17 and Sheffield Steelers during the 2017/18 season.

Prior to joining the EIHL, Aarssen played in Austria with Dornbirner EC and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, where he was appointed Assistant Captain for the University Team.

To find out more about Aarssen, check out his stats on Elite Prospects: https://www.eliteprospects.com/player/21567/scott-aarssen 

Scott had the following to say on signing for the Flyers “My family and I are extremely happy to be heading to Kirkcaldy to play for the Flyers this upcoming season. After doing some research, everyone I spoke to had nothing but great things to say about the organization and the town.”

“Having been in the league for a while now, I know all about the fans & the incredible atmosphere in Fife. I look forward to playing in front of them and receiving cheers instead of jeers!”

“I couldn’t be more excited to get over there and meet my new teammates and coaches. I think Todd & Jeff have done a great job so far in assembling a team that will work hard and be successful. My goal is for our team to win every trophy and do whatever it takes to help the team win. I can’t wait to hit the ice and get started.”

Head Coach Todd Dutiaume added “We were really pleased to secure Scott’s services for the season ahead. We have always admired his style of play and after speaking to him in the summer, we were keen to add him to the roster.”

“He is an experienced player, who knows the league well, and he will be an asset both on and off the ice.”

“Scott will fit in well with the team we are building and it’s great to have him on board.”

With more contracts expected back in the next few days, we hope to bring you more signing news in the coming days!

REMINDER: 

  • Season Tickets are on sale until 31st July 2018.
  • After this date, we will NOT be accepting any season ticket applications.
  • Payment (if paying in full) is due by 31st July 2018.
  • We hope to get our pre-season games on sale in early August.

Keep an eye on our website and social media platforms for details. #WeAreFife #BringTheNoise #PeskyFlyers

2018/19 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 0 0
Manchester Manchester 0 0
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 0 0
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 0 0
Belfast Giants Belfast 0 0
Guilford Flames Guildford 0 0
Fife Flyers Fife 0 0
Coventry Blaze Coventry 0 0
Braehead Clan Braehead 0 0
Dundee Stars Dundee 0 0
MK Lightning MK 0 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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