U20 IHUK: Coventry pipped in thrilling final by Fife
May 7, 2017
ICE HOCKEY UK PRESS RELEASE
Fife Falcons beat Coventry Blaze 2-0 to win the 2017 Ice Hockey UK Under-20s National Finals weekend in Dumfries.
Falcons netminder Andrew Little posted a 30-shot shutout to lead his side to victory in the final at the Dumfries Ice Bowl.
Fife went ahead when Scott Jamieson put away a rebound at 13:09 after Garry Simpson’s shot was saved.
After a scoreless second period, the Falcons secured victory in the third session when Chad Smith reacted first to loose puck after Aaron Robertson was denied.
It was a successful second visit to the U20 National Finals for Fife after losing in overtime in last year’s final to Sheffield.
Photo credit: Mark Paterson