Hot battle for playoff places – polar bears against penguins LIVE
In the DEL, on the last day of play, numerous teams will be fighting for the best conditions for the playoffs. SPORT1 shows the game of polar bears against Bremerhaven LIVE.
In the league of German ice hockey heroes, the hot final is coming up.
On the last DEL matchday (52. The race for sixth place is particularly exciting, which will give the teams their last direct ticket to the quarter-finals (SERVICE: The table and the playoff stand of the DEL).
The fourth-placed Grizzlys Wolfsburg, for example, only separate two points from Iserlohn Roosters, who are in ninth place.
In between are the Adler Mannheim, Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven and Kölner Haie. The Schwenninger Wild Wings have been awarded 10th place. already secure their place in the pre-playoffs (SERVICE: The DEL schedule)
On Sunday, SPORT1 will broadcast the game of the Eisbären Berlin against the Fischtown Pinguins from Bremerhaven on TV from 1.55 pm LIVE. With their three German silver medallists Frank Hördler, Jonas Müller and Marcel Noebels, the polar bears want to secure a home win and thus secure second place in the standings ahead of the Nuremberg Ice Tigers, who are currently still one point behind them.
Theoretically, the quarter-finals could then see another duel with Bremerhaven. The fact that the penguins have qualified for playoffs again after their surprise coup from the previous season is already a huge success.
With Danny from the Birken, Daryl Boyle, Patrick Hager, Dominik Kahun, Brooks Macek, Frank Mauer and Yannic Seidenberg, the Munich team represents the most silver medal winners of all DEL teams. After a break of two games they are back in action for the main round final against Iserlohn Roosters.
The teams from Düsseldorf, Augsburg, Straubing and Krefeld have already lost their playoff chances.
The 52nd. Matchday overview:
ERC Ingolstadt – Kölner HaieNürnberg Ice Tigers – Straubing TigersSchwenninger Wild Wings – Grizzlys WolfsburgRed Bull Munich – Iserlohn RoostersIce Bears Berlin – Fischtown Pinguins BremerhavenAugsburger Panther – Adler MannheimDüsseldorfer EG – Krefeld Pinguine
All games of the last match day starting at 2 p. m. in the LIVETICKER