Furious polar bears secure second place – Olympic hero meets
The Polar Bears Berlin secure second place in the DEL in a confident manner. An Olympic hero meets. Bremerhaven has to go to the pre-playoffs.
Eisbären Berlin have secured second place in the German Ice Hockey League.
On the last matchday of the DEL, Berlin prevailed against the Eisbären Bremerhaven 6-1 (2-0,3-0,1-1) in front of home crowd and defended their narrow lead over the Nuremberg Ice Tigers, who won 7-4 against the Straubing Tigers.
The polar bears laid the foundation for victory in the early stages. Sean Backman used a powerplay for his 24th birthday. Seasonal gate (6. minute). Four minutes later, Frank Hördler beat the weakened penguins.
Hördler had won silver with the German national team at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. It was the defender’s second goal of the season:”We did a good job with them in the third period and scored a lot,”said Hördler at SPORT1.
In the second period, the hosts boosted the result. Andre Rankel (22nd), Mark Olver (32nd) and again Rankel 0.7 seconds before the one-third break caused excitement on the ranks.
In the final section, Rankel (45th) made his hat-trick perfect with a goal scored by video evidence, before Ryland Schwartz scored the honorary goal and the final score (53th place). who cared.