SNL round-up: Lynx claim play-off title

Aberdeen Lynx clinched the SNL play-off title after an enthralling weekend at Fife Ice Arena.

Lynx claimed their place in the final with a 3-2 victory after a shoot-out against Paisley Pirates, while Dundee Comets progressed courtesy of a 3-2 success against Kirkcaldy Kestrels.

Calum MacEachran gave Lynx the lead in the final during the second period, but Adam Walker tied things up miwday through the final session.

Aaron Thomson put Lynx back in front and they held firm to claim the trophy in front of 400 travelling fans.

Lynx boss Barry Carnegie said: “I’m absolutely delighted to win a championship for Aberdeen as a club and as a small hockey community.

“The players stuck to the gameplan and it paid off for us all.

“Some of us have won titles before in teams that were expected to win, but this was the opposite and that makes it extra special.

“The support has been awesome throughout and we can’t thank them enough.”

WEEKEND RESULTS

Play-off semi-finals

Kirkcaldy Kestrels 2-3 Dundee Comets
Paisley Pirates 2-3 Aberdeen Lynx (SO)

Play-off final

Aberdeen Lynx 2-1 Dundee Comets

(Image permission: Kenneth Malcolm Photography)

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