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Weekend Recap – Week 24

On Friday night……

Glasgow Clan 6 Fife Flyers 7    Overtime – Elite League

It was the 100th meeting between the Flyers and Clan in all EIHL competitions, Flyers overall record now reads W 40 L 59 D 1

There were 7 different scorers for the Flyers in this game, that’s the seventh time in all EIHL competitions that this has occurred and the most since 17th October 2021 when 8 different Flyers were on the scoresheet in an 8-0 win against Manchester Storm which is the highest number of different scorers in a single game for the Flyers in their EIHL era.

Troy Lajeunesse registered his 200th shot on goal in all EIHL competitions this season which leads the team.

Lucas Chiodo registered his first Game Winning Goal of the season and became the 10th Flyers player to do so.

On review the Flyers third goal will now be credited to Vitalijs Pavlovs rather than Aleksi Mäkelä.

Flyers overtime record for the season now stands at 2 wins and 6 losses. It halted a run of 5 straight losses in OT four of which have been on the road. The two wins this season have also been on the road.

In overtime games against the Clan the Flyers are now 7 and 3 in all EIHL competitions – one of those losses was in the third place playoff weekend game.

Flyers went 2 and 1 on the road against the Clan this season  It is the Flyers second best ever return of points percentage and goals in Glasgow in all EIHL competitions, season 2017/18 being the best with a 3 and 1 record.

Kyle Osterberg’s goal 8 seconds into the 3rd period was the fastest goal scored in a Flyers game from the start of a period in all EIHL competitions.

Gary Haden notched his 16th goal against the Flyers, this ties him with Scott Pitt as the Clan’s all-time leading scorer against Fife.

On Saturday night……

Fife Flyers 6 Glasgow Clan 7   Overtime   – Elite League

The Flyers have still to record back to back home wins against the Clan since they were rebranded as Glasgow which is a span of 18 games. The last time they did so against Clan was season 2017/18.

Flyers were also aiming for a third successive win over Glasgow which would have tied their best ever sequence.

The Flyers picked up 4 points from their 3 regular season home games against the Clan – the most since the 2017/18 season.

The 8 points picked up against Glasgow in all regular season games this season was the Flyers second highest points percentage against Clan in all EIHL seasons.

Flyers scored 30 goals in all regular season games against Glasgow this season which is also their second highest total against the Clan in the EIHL era.

Congratulations to Andy Little who dressed in his 300th competitive game for the Flyers.

Teemu Pulkkinen’s opening goal meant that 9 different players had scored the last 9 Flyers goals over the last three games.

Teemu Pulkkinen also continued his hot streak against the Clan this season taking his total to 7 goals in all competitions which is most among all players in the fixture.

It was Pulkkinen’s 4th multi goal game this season, Troy Lajeunesse leads the team with 5 multi goal games.

Michael Pelech’s hat trick was Clan’s second ever for Glasgow against the Flyers and 9th overall for Clan with 3 of them coming in games at Fife.

Flyers lost the 3rd period for the 9th time at home this season and have failed to win any of the games when this has occurred. Overall when Flyers lose the final period they have lost 21 off 22 matches this term.

Vitalijs Pavlovs has points in his last three games which is the Flyers current best active streak.

 

IN PICTURES

Vitalijs Pavlovs who has now been credited with the third Flyers goal in Glasgow about to score Flyers third on Saturday night
Teemu Pulkkinen about to apply the finishing touch to his net drive
Lucas Chiodo wheels away after pick the puck out of the air to score

Pic Credits – Jillian McFarlane & Derek Young

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NOTE – information above is subject to verification by the EIHL

 

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