Yeah......Bambi on ice at a rink near you. How can you go from No ice time for donkeys ages, not improve and yet in a few recent games be on the PP even when trailing late in the game at times......astonishing.
I can see where Bruinsfan is coming from to a degree however we are not talking about a recce game at Kirkcaldy.
These players are employed on a professional basis and quite fortunate to be getting paid, housed and in most cases supplied with cars they just put fuel in as remuneration to play a sport they love. We fans are the ones that meet the costs to let these guys achieve their life-style not the club owners and as such should be able to demand within reason that reasonable effort is applied to justify our expense / investment. Perhaps during games and on social media some people go over the score to put their point across when they are displeased, personally I do not aim abuse at playing staff as that would be counter productive. The problem at FIA in my opinion based on nearly 40 years attendance is that the Owner/ Coach cannot grasp what fans want at The Great Night Out, they also have no contact with fans who when left in the dark have no alternative but to speculate and on occasions by some misguided people make up their own stories leading to animosity between all parties, what I would like to see at Flyers is someone between Tom and Todd (General Manager)that would be in full charge of the club, responsible to the owners for the whole picture and hold Todd (Coach) accountable for on ice results with the player recruitment on agreement between the two for a common goal...........to keep the club profitable / very successful achieving what we all know.....................there is no better place to watch a hockey game when the Auld Barn is rocking.
I would agree with your comments about Finucci's work rate. he has had a few sore ones from blocking shots too, I think he is most effective when being a wee bit puck greedy........definitely not the worst pick up by the Flyers in their EIHL era.
I think some of Fife's fans in Section C were giving Sebastian Thinel a hard time on Sunday night which was not warranted, he may look around the same pace as The Boabby but he does a lot of work back checking,deflecting/blocking passes/shots,,and stealing the puck from the opposition ...he is also one of the best heads up players in the league and dare I say it...if he had the likes of a Boabby or Chris Palmer in the slot he would be one of the highest scorers in the league.
Yes Cameron put in a couple of hits one of which was on a guy that elbowed him off the play in the last minute of the game at Manchester. I think the same about Scoon, he seems to have a cult status but really not anywhere remotely near EIHL standard, I would release him and Wilson to bring in Dolan any day of the week. To finish the season off Flyers could do with a right handed hard nosed 6ft 3in+ winger because that would be the type of guy to inject some life into a game that needs lifting out the gloom, at the moment they only have the other scenario to achieve that goal............a dodgy ref/calls.
Excellent game at the Storm shelter last night with a very solid away team performance. The home sides first goal was a re-direct in front of net through the 5 hole which gave Owen little chance and the second was a shot into a half empty net due to a few players screening the Flyers goalie. No weaknesses in the team other than No15 who really is out of his depth at EIHL level but Todd loves him, he is a trier but that's it i'm afraid......pity Dolan isn't on a line with 2 imports. No Jackman (never saw him in the building)and not so much as a rumour as to why or Schaber, Cameron had a decent debut playing with an un-named No18 shirt scoring the last goal, he looks pretty good at face-offs winning all but one he took. MOM was Captain Dingle with Owen his usual self, i thought Thinel had a great game as well but as i said a very solid performance from The Flyers in front of around 40 loud travelling supporters.
First time I went I said I would never be back HOWEVER I have so I wouldn't rule out a visit Big C. Parking is no problem and you will be 100yds away from the entrance at most, it's free on a Sunday but not sure when the free time expires on a Saturday. I would get there a wee bit early and buy your ticket as there is usually a wee queue at the paying door just before game time which is very slow moving.