Belfast Giants beat Edinburgh in Elite League clash.

Benoit Doucet of the Belfast Giants
Forward Benoit Doucet hit four goals for the Giants over the weekend

The Belfast Giants completed a successful weekend in Scotland as they hammered bottom club Edinburgh Capitals 5-0 in Sunday's Elite League clash.

After their 7-2 Challenge Cup win in Fife on Saturday night, the Giants were again quickly in control at the Murrayfield Ice Rink.

Tom Dignard and Benoit Doucet scored first-period goals for Belfast.

Robert Dowd hit the third goal while Brock McBride and Ryan Crane added final-period goals.

The victory keeps the Giants a point clear of Sheffield Steelers at the top of the table.

Doucet hit three goals in Belfast's win over Fife on Saturday

In a match which did not count for Elite League points, Derek LeBlanc and Doucet put the Giants 2-0 up before Matt Cohen replied for Fife

Doucet, Mark Garside and Robert Dowd hit second-period goals to increase Belfast's lead to 5-1.

Darryl Lloyd and Doucet were on target for the Giants in the final period with Iain Bowie scoring for Fife.

Belfast's next games will be on the road again next weekend when they take on Hull on Saturday and Coventry on Sunday.

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