The Stena Line Belfast Giants made it a weekend double over the Fife Flyers with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night in Belfast.

A brace from Pat Dwyer saw the Giants make it two wins in as many nights against the Flyers ahead of Sunday’s road game against the Milton Keynes Lightning.


Belfast Giants Down Flyers With Dwyer Double 
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Tyler Beskorowany backstopped Belfast to the win with the home side missing Guillaume Gelinas, David Rutherford, Hunter Bishop and Andrew Dickson.

Fife Equalise After Dwyer Edges Giants Ahead

Patrick Dwyer opened the scoring at 4:54, when the forward followed up on his own rebound and batted the puck past Shane Owen in the Flyers goal.

Mike Cazzola equalised for the visitors at 11:22, pouncing on a Giants giveaway, to score shorthanded.

Dwyer’s Second Restores Hosts Lead

Pat Dwyer grabbed his and his team’s second of the night at 38:50 when Kyle Baun’s effort fell to the forward at be back post for a simple finish.

Giants Make Sure Of Win

Tyler Beskorowany and the Giants defence withstood late pressure from the Flyers though the home side stood firm and made sure of a weekend double over Fife.

Final Score
Stena Line Belfast Giants 2-1 Fife Flyers

Giants Player of the Game

#39 Pat Dwyer

Belfast Giants v Fife Flyers - EIHL
Press Eye – Belfast – Northern Ireland – 26th January 2019 – Photo by William Cherry/Presseye
Belfast Giants’ Patrick Dwyer celebrates scoring against the Fife Flyers during Saturday nights Elite Ice Hockey League game at the SSE Arena, Belfast. Photo by William Cherry/Presseye

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William Cherry

Next Up?

The Giants now travel to Milton Keynes on Sunday before facing the Glasgow Clan on Tuesday in the Challenge Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg.

Next at home is Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February with back-to-back home games against the Coventry Blaze and Nottingham Panthers respectively.

Tickets are available from the Arena Box Office in person or by calling (028) 9073 9074 as well as online from ticketmaster.ie.

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