After enduring a challenging few days due to the recent storm, we hope everyone is safe and well. As of now, all weekend ice hockey games are scheduled to proceed, offering an action-packed lineup featuring 4 SNL (Scottish National League) games and 2 Northern League clashes.
North Ayrshire Wild vs. Kirkcaldy Kestrels (Saturday)
The Kestrels, who have secured victory in 3 out of 4 league games played, are determined to solidify their position in the league table. Wild’s coach, Domenico De Simone, has a roster of talented young players. They have showcased their hard work through increasingly competitive scorelines against more established teams, notably their overtime win against the Pirates. With the young side gaining more game experience, they are sure to be one to watch.
Edinburgh Capitals vs. Aberdeen Lynx (Saturday)
Due to the Red weather warning that is in place the Lynx and Caps issued this announcement: “Aberdeen Lynx and Edinburgh Capitals are closely monitoring the rapidly changing weather conditions caused by storm Babet. Our utmost priority is the safety of both the players and the fans.
The final decision regarding the game will be made tomorrow morning at 9 am. However, if the red weather warning issued by authorities is still in effect at that time, we will have no choice but to postpone the game.
Your safety is of paramount importance to us, and we appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this challenging weather situation. Please stay tuned for updates and the final decision at 9 am tomorrow.”
Dundee Comets vs. Dundee Tigers (Saturday)
This game is Postponed as Dundee Ice Arena is closed due to the adverse weather conditions.
Paisley Pirates vs. Dundee Tigers (Sunday)
Dundee Tigers return to the ice, this time at Braehead, to take on the Paisley Pirates. The Pirates clinched a 4-2 win in their September matchup, and they’ll be looking to capitalise on home-ice advantage in their quest for another victory. Tigers will be hungry for the win and the two points, so they will be giving their all.
Scottish National League (SNL)
Blackburn Hawks vs. Kilmarnock Thunder (Saturday)
The Blackburn Hawks will journey north to Kilmarnock for a highly-anticipated rematch against the Thunder. Last month, the Hawks secured a 9-6 win, but the Thunder are eager to turn the tide and emerge victorious this time around.
Kirkcaldy Kestrels vs. Edinburgh Capitals (Sunday)
Sunday sees both teams returning for their second game of the weekend in this Northern League clash. Each team has clinched one victory in the league, with the Capitals claiming a 4-1 win in the previous home leg. Expect a competitive and intense battle between these determined squads.
Northern League Fixtures
With severe weather warnings in effect this weekend across various parts of Scotland, please prioritize safety when considering travel plans. Be sure to check the conditions before heading out. You can also stay updated with your team’s game-night progress through their respective social media links. Enjoy a weekend of thrilling Scottish ice hockey action!