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Edinburgh Capitals 1 Sheffield Steelers 3

Sheffield Steelers

Sheffield Steelers

Sheffield Steelers put on a solid all-round display in Scotland last night.

Chief sniper Stefan Meyer scored at Edinburgh Capitals at 16;29 after two defencemen Danny Meyers and Drew Fata had set him up.

Steelers had 13 other chances against goalie Tomas Hiadlovsky, but they went in the first interval just a single goal ahead. Caps had just five attempts on Frank Doyle.

Steelers just about kept control of the middle session, outshooting their hosts 14-8, but couldn’t improve on the scoreline.

At 48;21, with the game on a knife-edge, Max Lacroix gave Steelers some breathing room with a second.

Curtis Leinweber got one back at 51.33 but Meyer added an empty-netter with eight seconds left.

Period Scores: 0-1, 0-1, 1-1

Penalty Mins: Edi 0+4+2=6, She 2+0+0=2

Powerplay: Edi 0/1, She 0/3

Shots On: Tomas Hiadlovsky 15+14+17=46 + 1 ENG, Frank Doyle 5+8+8=21

Referee: Neil Wilson

Saturday 15th March

Elite League

RESULTS

Braehead Clan 2 Cardiff Devils 4

Dundee Stars 8 Hull Stingrays 2

Edinburgh Capitals 1 Sheffield Steelers 3

Fife Flyers 6 Belfast Giants 2

FIXTURES

Sunday 16th March

Belfast Giants v Braehead Clan– 4.00pm

Cardiff Devils v Edinburgh Capitals – 6.00pm

Coventry Blaze v Nottingham Panthers – 5.15pm

Dundee Stars v Fife Flyers – 6.30pm

Sheffield Steelers v Hull Stingrays – 5.00pm

See full wrap-up in Monday’s Star.

 

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