Ice Hockey: Resurgent Capitals cause Clan to break up

BARI McKENZIE bagged a double as resurgent Edinburgh Capitals clinched their fifth win in seventh games beating Scottish rivals Braehead Clan 5-3 at Murrayfield last night.

Capitals, who lost 7-2 at Braehead on Saturday, are now level on eight points with the Renfrew club but stay in eighth spot in the ten-strong Elite League on goal difference.

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Capitals caught the West of Scotland club cold and surged to a 2-0 lead inside the first ten minutes. Player/coach Richard Hartmann netted in the sixth minute followed by McKenzie.

Ryan Campbell made it 2-1 but Rene Jarolin made it 3-1 in the 28th minute and McKenzie added a fourth. Marcis Zembergs made it 5-1 eight minutes into the final session.