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Murrayfield Racers vs Dundee Tigers

Murrayfield Racers vs Dundee Tigers

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Recap

Murrayfield Racers got the best of their weekend Tayside tussle in the Eastern Conference of the Stuart Robertson Cup, putting Dundee Tigers to the sword 12-0 at Murrayfield last night, the win coming just 24 hours after Saturday’s entertaining 3-3 tie at current Scottish National League champions Dundee Comets.

The results from their opening two games in the new home and away round robin tournament puts them in a good position for qualifying for the knock-out stage, in what should prove a tight group which also includes Aberdeen Lynx and Kirkcaldy Kestrels.

Racers looked very impressive against admittedly a poor Tigers team. Already leading 3-0 after the opening period with new signing Sean Beattie on the score-sheet, five goals in the seven opening minutes of the second period laid the foundations for the big win, Callum Boyd bagging himself a hat-trick in that spell.

Racers head-coach Tony Hand was very pleased with his teams efforts. “We played well all weekend,” he said: “Saturday night, I felt a draw was a fair result, Comets won all the competitions last year and have a lot of good players. We lost a late goal for them to tie it up but that’s the way it goes.

“Tonight we played extremely well, some of the goals were really nice and we created so many chances. Albeit the Tigers maybe aren’t as strong as the Comets but they still worked hard and I was really happy with our application in what we were trying to do.”

Racers showed no let-up in the third period, Boyd with his fourth made it 8-0, Man-of-the-Match Daniel Abercrombie, Patrik Grigors, and first goals of the season for Angus McLean and Ross Borwick completed the scoring.

By Ross Dewar
© Copyright, Edinburgh Evening News

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Details

Date Time League Season
September 23, 2018 6:00 pm Stuart Robertson Cup 2018-19

Venue

Murrayfield Ice Rink
Murrayfield Ice Rink, Edinburgh EH12 5XN, UK

Results

Team1st2nd3rdT
Murrayfield Racers35412
Dundee Tigers0000

Dundee Tigers

Position G A H SOG PIM SA GA SV
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Murrayfield Racers

# Player Position G A H SOG PIM SA GA SV
2Peter HaddockDefenceman00000000
4Ross BorwickDefenceman10000000
5Josh QuinnDefenceman00000000
7Daniel AbercrombieForward13000000
8Private: Angus McLeanForward10000000
63Aaron WhiteForward10000000
20Aaron RobertsonForward12000000
2Ross HendersonForward00000000
29Mark McGillGoaltender01000000
33Scott GeddesDefenceman02000000
35Private: Robbie BalfourGoaltender00000000
42Michael IrelandForward00000000
43Ethan ReidDefenceman00000000
47Joel GautschiForward13000000
71Patrik GrigorsDefenceman11002000
89Callum BoydForward33000000
96Kyle MurrayForward01000000
92Martin CingelCoach20000000
3Dean WalkerDefenceman02000000
83Sean BeattieForward03002000
31Andrew WrightGoaltender00000000
 Total 12210045800