Adler hot for second playoff game
The Adler Mannheim want to win again against the ERC Ingolstadt in the second playoff quarter final. Six Olympic heroes are standing on the ice.
The Adler Mannheim will face the ERC Ingolstadt in the second quarter-final playoff match on Friday (from 19:30 LIVE on TV on SPORT1). The Mannheim team had won the first quarter-final match 3-1.
In the best-of-seven series, it’s all happening at once. For the second game Mannheim receives the Ingolstadters at home in the SAP Arena (from 19.30 o’clock in the LIVETICKER). The Adler, who have five Olympic heroes in their ranks – Marcel Goc, David Wolf, Matthias Plachta, Dennis Endras and Marcus Kink – are in the lead after yesterday’s 3-1 away win (The Playoffs’ schedule).
ERC goalie and silver medal winner Timo Pielmeier is already under pressure with his Ingolstadt team. The two teams were close together in the table during the main round. The Adler were only one point behind the Ingolstadt team in fifth place.
Eagle defender Thomas Larkin is keen on further playoff games: “I am proud of the entire team. Everyone has proven that he is ready for the playoffs.
Mannheim coach Bill Stewart, however, advises his players to concentrate after the opening victory: “Friday is already a new day in a new game.