By Kris Smith
A short-benched Fife side lined up against Dundee, who outnumbered them but were still missing forwards, Ben Sokay and Craig Garrigan through injury and also, Jonathan McBean who was playing with Solway Sharks in the English league, NIHL 1.
Both the Stars and the Flyers played with a slow tempo to start but they quickly ramped things up with some hard hits and fast counter-attacks across the ice.
However, the first real scoring chance came in the 12th minute as Fife defenseman, Fynn Page was penalised for a holding foul and that allowed the Stars to punish their hosts and take the lead.
Dundee blueliner, Drydn Dow picked out Philippe Sanche with a cross-ice pass and the Canadian smashed a first-time effort past Shane Owen at his near post.
The Stars then had to defend their lead straight away as a penalty against Devon Daniels put them down a player, but a flurry of fouls then resulted in both teams losing men throughout the rest of the first period.
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