Face Off: Thornton blasts 'shocking' Giants

Belfast Giants coach Steve Thornton criticises his team after weekend defeats by Edinburgh Capitals and Sheffield Steelers took their losing streak to five games.

Edinburgh hadn't won at the Odyssey since December 2006 but skated away with a 6-4 victory while the Elite League title chasing Steelers won 5-4 in overtime after the Giants had battled back from 4-2 down to tie the game in the third period.

There are just seven league games remaining for the Giants before their final opportunity to win a trophy this season begins in the play-offs.

There are plenty of questions for the players and Thornton to answer as the Giants try to end their slump with a home game against the Hull Stingrays on Friday night.

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