Hundreds of fans greet Flyers at strip launch

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Several hundred fans turned up at Fife Arena on Thursday evening to welcome Fife Flyers back on the ice as they received their team jerseys for the new season.

The players were introduced to the crowd to rapturous applause and took time out to pose for photographs and sign autographs.

Fife Flyers

Fife Flyers

And big crowds are expected at the old barn this weeekend as Flyers take on Danish side Aalborg Pirates over Saturday and Sunday night for the Bay Hotel Challenge Cup.

The exhibition games will act as a warm-up event for the competitive action, which begins with an Elite League opener against Coventry Blaze the following Saturday.