The Stena Line Belfast Giants fell to a 4-2 defeat on Saturday night in Glasgow. Three Clan goals in the final period saw the Giants fall to their first loss in four games.
Despite Saturday’s result, the Belfast side remain in first place with two points ahead of the Cardiff Devils.
Tyler Beskorowany started in the Giants net with Belfast missing Pat Dwyer, Francis Beauvillier, Colin Shields, Jonathan Boxill, Matt Towe, Paul Swindlehurst and Andrew Dickson.
Former Giants forward Craig Peacock opened the scoring in Glasgow with an unassisted wraparound attempt at 15:18.
Hunter Bishop’s strike at 26:41, unassisted, brought the visitors level before Darcy Murphy, assisted by David Rutherford, edged the Giants in front at 36:25.
But Clan fired up with three goals in the final period as Peacock doubled his tally on the night at 43:04 with another unassisted goal and then Zack Fitzgerald grabbed the go-ahead goal for the Clan at 50:32.
Travis Ehrhardt secured the win for the home side at 18:51 with an empty net finish, assisted by Rasmus Bjerrum.
The Final Score was Glasgow Clan 4-2 Stena Line Belfast Giants
Giants Man of the Match.
#61 Hunter Bishop (1 Goal).
The Giants return to action on Sunday in Manchester, face-off 5:30pm against the Storm.
Next up at home is the ‘double header’ against the Manchester Storm on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd December at The SSE Arena, both games face-off 7pm.
Tickets are now on sale online from ticketmaster.ie as well as from the Arena Box Office, in person or by calling (028) 9073 9074.