Special Sub-Topic: Guildford Flames: 2003-04
|Which Canadian forward joined from the Hamilton Bulldogs, and topped the Flames goal scoring charts with during the 2003-04 season?|
Ryan Vince. He only stayed 1 season, leaving to join the Pensacola Ice Pilots for 2004-05 season.
|The Flames finished the 2003-04 British National league campaign in 2nd place despite winning more games than the league champions. Who won the championship?|
Fife Flyers. The Flames lost out on top spot by 1 point, despite winning more games, scoring more goals and conceding fewer goals than Fife Flyers.
|During the season, the Flames iced 6 players from which country?|
Slovakia. They were Milos Melicherik, Josef Kohut, Rastislav Palov, Peter Konder, Marion Smerciak, and Domenic Parlatore.
|Who was the Flames netminder for the season?|
Stevie Lyle. Stevie Lyle born in Cardiff, went on to play for Flames bitter rivals Bracknell Bees before spending seasons in France and Italy. This was before returning to Britain to play for the Belfast Giants.
|The Flames reached the final of the early season Findus Cup, losing to which team?|
Newcastle Vipers. The Flames lost 6-2 in the final.
|Who was the only Guildford player to represent Great Britain in the IHF World Championships in 2004?|
Paul Dixon. Paul Dixon played in 4 games, scoring 1 goal and getting 2 assists.
|Who was the Flames player-coach during the 2003-04 season?|
Stan Marple. Stan played for Basingstoke and Swindon before moving to the Flames.
|Who was the top British points scorer for the Flames in the 2003-04 season?|
Paul Dixon. Dixon joined the Flames in 1999.
|The Flames ended the 2003-04 season on a high by winning the two-legged playoff final in dramatic style. Who did they beat in the final?|
Bracknell Bees. The first game played at Bracknell saw the Flames secure a 5-4 win. In the return game at the Spectrum, the Bees gained an early 2-0 lead before the Flames scored 4 goals to take the playoffs 9-7.
|Who scored the last goal for the Flames in the playoff final in 2003-04?|
Milos Melicherik. With the Flames up 8-7 in the final seconds of the game, the Bees netminder was taken off, and Milos scored an empty net goal to delight the home crowd.
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