Fife Flyers mixed weekend on road in race for play-offs

Fife Flyers at Coventry Blaze, March 2019 (Pic: Scott Wiggins)
Fife Flyers at Coventry Blaze, March 2019 (Pic: Scott Wiggins)

Fife Flyers had to settle for two points from their weekend on the road.

The team won 4-2 against MK Lightning, but went down to a 4-1 defeat at Coventry Blaze last night.

The results kept Flyers in seventh place in the EIHL – one of six teams chasing the last four remaining play-off spots.

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They are just one point off fifth placed Guildford Flames and tied with struggling Sheffield Steelers who are sixth, with games in hand over them too.

Crucially, Flyers have a five-point cushion on Manchester Storm, and a game in hand.

Coventry and Dundee Stars are on the wrong side of the red line, but the gap is so tight they both still have a good shot at stealing of the berths.

Four of the post-season play-off spots have already been secured – Cardiff Devils, Bel;fast Giants, Nottingham Panthers and Glasgow Clan are all safely into the final stage of the 2018-19 season.

Flyers return to home ice for a double header weekend.

They host Guildford on Saturday, and Nottingham on Sunday.