Berlin (dpa) – Vice-champion Grizzlys Wolfsburg won the first meeting with master Eisbären Berlin in the German Ice Hockey League (DEL) with 3: 2 (0: 1, 0: 0, 2: 1) after extra time, but the table lead still have to give it back to the EHC Red Bull Munich.
The decisive goal in Berlin for the fifth win in the series for Lower Saxony was achieved by Trevor Mingoia in the fourth minute of overtime on Friday.
Thomas Reichel (6th minute) and Anthony Rech (9th) had initially brought Wolfsburg forward. Leonhard Pföderl (12th) and Yannick Veilleux (54th) equalized for defending champion Berlin, who already suffered his third defeat of the season on matchday six and is fifth in the table, but in the meantime equalized.
Grizzlies one point behind Munich
Wolfsburg is in second place with 15 points, one point behind Munich (16). After the 1: 2 on Wednesday at the Iserlohn Roosters, Bayern defeated the Düsseldorfer EG with goals from Trevor Parkes (5th), two Zachary Redmond (15th, 33rd), Benjamin Street (32nd) and Yannic Seidenberg (48th). ) with 5: 3 (1: 1, 2: 2, 2: 0). Kyle Cumiskey (23rd), Jerry d’Amigo (38th) and Victor Svensson (48th) met for DEG.
Title favorite Adler Mannheim prevailed with a goal by Lean Bergmann (27th) with 1-0 (0-0, 1-0, 0-0) against the Fischtown Pinguins from Bremerhaven. With this, the people of the Electoral Palatinate moved up to third place in the table.
The Schwenninger Wild Wings celebrated their first win of the season and handed the bottom of the table over to the Nürnberg Ice Tigers. The decisive factor for the clear 8: 3 (4: 1, 4: 1, 0: 1) win against the Franks was a run in the second period with four goals in seven minutes, which started the game after the early Nuremberg lead by Blake Parlett ( 10.) turned. Promoted Bietigheim Steelers achieved the second win of the season after three defeats in the series with a 4: 3 (1: 0, 0: 2, 2: 1) after penalty shoot-out at the Kölner Haien.
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