Munich and Wolfsburg compensate
Munich and Wolfsburg make up for the opening bankruptcy in Bremerhaven. Wolfsburg leaves the polar bear no chance in game two.
Ice hockey champion Red Bull Munich celebrated its first victory in the play-off quarter-finals and balanced the series against Fischtown Penguins Bremerhaven.
The defending champion won 6:3 (3:0, 1:2, 2:1) in the underdog and thus made up for his 3:4 defeat at home in the first duel. The next game of the “best-of-seven” series will take place on Sunday.
Brooks Macek (1.), Maximilian Kastner (13.) and Keith Aucoin (18.) brought the guests into a clear lead in the first third. Michael Moore (23rd) scored for the hosts before Patrick Hager (29th) restored the three-goal lead.
However, Wade Bergman (32nd) and Kristopher Newbury (41st) brought Bremerhaven back. Olympic silver medallist Dominik Kahun (56th) and Jason Jaffray (59th) made everything clear shortly before the end.
Record champion Eisbären Berlin missed the second victory. The capital club lost 2:5 (1:3, 1:0, 0:2) in the runners-up Grizzlys Wolfsburg, in the series it is 1:1. On Sunday, game three will take place in Berlin.
Christoph Höhenleitner (7th), Fabio Pfohl (12th) and Conor Allen (13th) quickly brought the hosts into a 3-0 lead before Louis-Marc Aubry (15th) and Sean Backman (39th) brought Berlin back. Alexander Weiß (43rd) scored another two goals, Brent Aubin (56th) scored the final score.