Highlights: Braehead Clan vs Fife Flyers 17/01/14 – EIHL 2013/14

via IFTTT Match commentary by Slapshot Scotland’s Craig Anderson.

Braehead Clan 4 Fife Flyers 2

Both teams haven’t had the best of luck lately with both of them winning only once in their last seven league games. In a game that flowed from end to end throughout the victory was there for either team to take. After forty minutes of play and with nothing between the teams, a third goal from the Clan and then an insurance goal at 59.52 gave two much needed points.

There was nothing between the teams after the opening session with the teams sharing a goal between them. The home side opened the scoring with a strike from Shane Lust at 5.30. They looked as though they would hold onto this lead however the visitors restored equality at 18.06 with a goal from Derek Roehl.

The teams still couldn’t be separated in the second period, the Clan went in front for the second time with a strike from Tristan Harper at 24.08. However, the Flyers came back once again with a goal at 29.11 on the powerplay from Ned Lukacevic.

The third session was much the same as the first two sessions with neither team given anything away. The Clan took the lead for the third time as Kevin Bergin fired in with nine minute remaining. It was still there for either team, however it was the home team who collected the points as Joel Champagne netted the insurance goal with 8 second remaining.

Period Scores:
Braehead 1+1+2=4
Fife 1+1+0=2

Penalty Minutes:
Braehead 0+6+6=12
Fife 2+6+6=14

Shots on:
Kyle Jones 10+12+11=33
Kevin Regan 12+14+15=41

Braehead 1/5
Fife 1/5

Neil Wilson

Match Notes:
Matt Towe of Braehead played in his 300th game in all EIHL competitions
Danny Stewart of Fife Flyers recorded his 200th assist in all EIHL competitions when he assisted on Flyers second goal.

Neil Tucker

Neil has written on ice hockey for many websites concentrating on British ice hockey mostly. Neil also covers ice hockey in other countries and organises his Blueliner Hockey Tour. A graduate of the Manchester Metropolitan University Neil turned his hand to hockey writing in 2009. As well as contributing on Blueliner Hockey Neil has contributed to Get Real Hockey and Slapshot Magasine.

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