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Weekend Recap – Week 18

On Saturday night……

Fife Flyers 2 Sheffield Steelers 1 – Elite League

The Flyers snapped the Steelers unbeaten road run this season which had seen the league leaders put together 18 consecutive victories.

The win also snapped a run of six games without a win for the Flyers against the Steelers and a run of five games at home in the league without a win against Sheffield which stretched back to March 2022.

Aleksi Mäkelä missed his first game of the season which leaves only Max Humitz as an ever present this season.

Max Humitz became the third Flyers player to register triple digits for Shots on Goal as he hit the ton in the game.

Troy Lajeunesse with an assist equalled his best points streak of six games which is also a team leading high for the season.

Including shootout goals the goal by Casey Gilling was the Flyers 1800th in all EIHL regular season play.

 

On Sunday night……

Sheffield Steelers 6 Fife Flyers 4 – Elite League

The Steelers extended their winning streak at home against the Flyers to 15 games – the last Flyers win in Sheffield was 15th October 2018.

The Steelers have yet to lose back to back games this season.

The Flyers opening goal from Max Humitz after 29 seconds was their fastest goal scored this season.

Troy Lajeunesse kept his points streak alive extending it to 7 games which is a new team high for the season beating his previous six game streak.

Troy Lajeunesse’s penalty shot goal was the Flyers 7th penalty shot all time in all EIHL competitions – they have scored two and missed two this season and have scored 7 and missed 6 all time.

The Flyers gave up their 8th shorthanded goal of the season which leads all teams, Steelers scorer was Daniel Ciampini who now has three short handed against the Flyers, the all time leader with 4 goals against the Flyers is Brandon Benedict.

The Flyers have scored 66 and conceded 101 shorthanded goals in all EIHL competitions all time.

 

IN PICTURES

Drake Pilon wheels away after scoring the game winning goal
Man of the Match Kevin Lindskoug tracking the puck
Up close and in the action

Pic Credits – Jillian McFarlane & Derek Young

FLYERS BY NUMBERS

NOTE – information above is subject to verification by the EIHL

 

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