SNL preview: Scottish Ice Hockey set for showpiece Cup Finals 2018 event

Scotland’s top knockout sides at both junior and senior levels head to Kirkcaldy this weekend for the Scottish Cup Finals 2018 event.

Fife Ice Arena will host a day of finals on Saturday ranging from the Under 12 age group to the SNL teams.

The action begins at 10.00am with the U12 final. The U14, U16 and U20 finals are scheduled to follow during the afternoon, with the SNL final rounding off proceedings at 6.30pm.

Match details for the day and face-off times are as follows:

  • Under 12 Final – Kirkcaldy Redskins v Kilmarnock Tornadoes (10.00am)
  • Under 14 Final – Dundee Stars v Kirkcaldy Chiefs (12.00pm)
  • Under 16 Final – Murrayfield JIHC v Fife Flames (2.00pm)
  • Under 20 Final – Solway Sharks v Fife Falcons (4.00pm)
  • SNL Final – Dundee Comets v Paisley Pirates (6.30pm)

Here’s a quick look at how each team reached their respective finals (SNL ties were played over two legs):

Scottish U12 Cup Final – Kirkcaldy Redskins v Kilmarnock Tornadoes

Kirkcaldy Redskins: Dundee Stars (8-2), Murrayfield JIHC (7-3)
Kilmarnock Tornadoes: Lanarkshire Lightning (5-3), Belfast Junior Giants (8-1)

Scottish U14 Cup Final – Dundee Stars v Kirkcaldy Chiefs

Dundee Stars: Highland Lynx (31-2), Murrayfield JIHC (15-2), Belfast Junior Giants (6-2)
Kirkcaldy Chiefs: Lanarkshire Lightning (11-3), Kilmarnock Lightning (6-4), North Ayrshire Stars (6-2)

Scottish U16 Cup Final – Murrayfield JIHC v Fife Flames

Murrayfield JIHC: North Ayrshire Predators (10-1), Highland Lynx (11-1)
Fife Flames: Kilmarnock Blizzard (9-1), Solway Sharks (14-1)

Scottish U20 Cup Final – Solway Sharks v Fife Falcons

Solway Sharks: Dundee Stars (7-4), Kilmarnock Avalanche (6-5)
Fife Falcons: Belfast Junior Giants (9-2), Murrayfield JIHC (3-0)

Scottish Cup Final – Dundee Comets v Paisley Pirates

Dundee Comets: Dundee Tigers (19-4), Kilmarnock Storm (12-6), Kirkcaldy Kestrels (9-8)
Paisley Pirates: North Ayrshire Wild (11-2), Aberdeen Lynx (9-7)

(Image permission: Al Goold Photo)