Weekend Recap – Week 29

On Wednesday night……

Fife Flyers 2 Sheffield Steelers 4 – Elite League

The Steelers avoided losing twice to the Flyers on the road in the same season. Flyers have only managed consecutive home wins against the Steelers once in all EIHL competitions.

The Flyers top scorer this season against the Steelers was Vitalijs Pavlovs with three goals and the Steelers top marksman was Daniel Ciampini with six goals.

Robert Dowd notched his 30th goal against the Flyers, the most goals by a single player against the Flyers in all EIHL competitions. Next on the list is Joey Martin with 22 for the Cardiff Devils with Scott Pitt’s 19 for the Clan next best.

When the Flyers have lost the 3rd period in games this season they have now won only once in 24 games – they have lost 11 from 11 games at home in that scenario.

On Saturday night……

Dundee Stars 2 Fife Flyers 6  – Elite League

This was the Flyers first win against the Stars this season in the league and ended a four game losing sequence against Dundee.

The Flyers avoided being swept by the Stars on the road in league play – only once have the Flyers lost all league games to the Stars on Tayside in the EIHL which was season 2018/19.

The Flyers have now beaten everyone in league play this season.

This was the Flyers biggest margin of victory on the season so far.

The Flyers notched up their 100th win on the road in all regular season EIHL games.

The Flyers finish this season with the most regular season away wins and also most regular season away goals since the 2018/19 season.

It was the 4th consecutive game without conceding a powerplay goal by the Flyers – this tied their season high.

Congratulations to Kyle Osterberg on his first Flyers hat trick. It was the third of the season by a Flyers player and the 7th all-time against the Dundee Stars in all EIHL competitions.

Dundee were credited with 62 shots on the Flyers net, this equals the highest given up in a game this season by the Flyers.

It is also the most shots against since the 63 given up against the Nottingham Panthers in February 2022 when Shane Owen made 62 saves in a 2-1 win which is the most saves he has made in a game for the Flyers.

On Sunday night……

Fife Flyers 1  Dundee Stars 4  – Elite League

The Stars made it three wins from three games at Kirkcaldy in the league this season – the first time the Flyers have been swept at home by the Stars in regular season EIHL play.

It is also the Stars most prolific season in the EIHL regular season against the Flyers as they picked up 10 of 12 points to the Flyers three.

The three game winning streak by Stars on Flyers ice also ties their best ever sequence at Kirkcaldy in all EIHL competitions.

It was a season high 5th consecutive game without conceding a powerplay goal by the Flyers.

Kyle Osterberg with seven goals ended the season as the Flyers top scorer against Stars in all EIHL competitions. Anthony Rinaldi was the Stars top marksman against the Flyers with ten goals.

Troy Lajeunesse scored his second penalty shot goal of the season – the Flyers 6th award with Teemu Pulkkinen converting the other successful attempt. The Flyers have now converted 7 of 15 penalty shots awarded in all EIHL competitions.

The Flyers have not given up a penalty shot this season.

The Stars Spencer Naas picked up his first minor penalty of the entire season.

It was the Flyers biggest home attendance since the opening game of the 2015/16 season.

The Flyers recorded their most goals scored at home in the league play since 2018/19 and it is the first time since season 2018/19 that the Flyers have ended the regular season with a positive home goals difference.

The Flyers ended the season with the most regular season home wins since season 2018/19.


Drake Pilon with the Flyers second goal against the Steelers
The Penalty Shot incident as the Stars goalie is called for throwing his stick
Troy Lajeunesse converts the Penalty Shot

Pic Credits – Jillian McFarlane and Derek Young


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