Benadik returns

Benadik returns

Edinburgh Capitals would like to announce the re-signing of Michal Benadik for the coming season. Michal is A strong stay at home defenseman and at 6’3” he is not easily pushed around. After a slow start last season he soon became a fan favourite for many as he showed true determination and greatly improved as the season went along.

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He is looking forward to improving even more under the coaching of Richard Hartmann. Benadik commented, “I am very happy to be coming back to Edinburgh. Last season was a big step up for me after playing in Romania and it took me some time to get settled into the fast pace of the Elite League, I have been working very hard with my summer training and I am looking forward to learning more from Richard this season. I want to get back on the ice and start where we finished off.”

Michal becomes the 7th returning import from last seasons squad and Richard Hartmann commented, "Michal gave me a lot as a player last year and I know exactly what I am getting.  He became a consistent performer and is a good player to coach and be around the dressing room. I am pleased to get so many returning players as it should help the team.  We are looking to add our top players to the squad shortly and I am concentrating on players that can give us the sort of performances we enjoyed last year.

Edinburgh Capitals have home exhibitions games on Sunday 1st September 6pm v Hull Stingrays and Tuesday 3rd September 8pm v Dundee Stars.

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6 Fife Flyers 25 22
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