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Iserlohn coach remains - upheaval is before
the Iserlohn Roosters continue working with their coach Brad Tapper, but at the same time they stand before a personnel upheaval. © Provided by sport1.de Iserlohn coach remains - upheaval is before the Iserlohn Roosters from the penny del use the cooperation with your coach Brad Tapper continues, but at the same time the play-off quarter-finalist is standing in front of a personnel upheaval.
The 100th Jubilee Championship in the German ice hockey celebrated the Eisbären Berlin first Emergenced almost alone. After 2: 1 (1: 1, 1: 0, 0: 0) In the decisive third playoff finale against the Grizzly's Wolfsburg, beer showers were missing on the ranks, there were no speakers and no enthusiasm of the fans. Listening to the ice were only the cheering players, from which after the eighth Berlin championship since 1995, the entire load of the unusual Corona season dropped.
"I'm just glad that we somehow made it somehow," said the overjoyed winning winner Leo Pfänrenderl (24th minute) after his personally first championship in magenta sport. Another hit by Mark Olver (2nd) made the former production master, who had to wait for a title for eight years, after a year without a championship in the German ice hockey league back to the champion - without viewers. Last year, the League had broken the season to the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic before the beginning of the playoffs. "Megageil", National Storm Marcel Nobel, who also became German champion for the first time. "It was a very exciting season. We have to thank everyone who made it possible. That was really not easy. "
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Jaromir Jagr returns with "his" HC Kladno in the Czech Ice Hockey House. The ice hockey icon also prepares a goal in the crucial game. © Provided by sport1.de at 49 years! Icon Jagr helps at rise After a year in the lower house, the two-time Stanley Cup winner Jaromir Jagr (49) returned with "his" HC Kladno in the Czech Ice Hockey House. The Oldie, Owner of the Club, made the return by a 5: 2 in the playoff semi-final against HC Dukla Jihlava. Kladno won the best-of-seven series 4: 3.
Wolfsburg was only successful through Mathis Olimb (3.) and was empty with fourth del final participation. The team of ex-national coach Pat Cortina had only won the first playoff final last Sunday (3: 2 after extension). As in the quarter and semi-finals Berlin also came back in the final with two wins. Already on Wednesday, the polar bears favored in the Duel two outsiders had triumphed with 4: 1 in Wolfsburg.
The decision match on Friday began intensively and was offset. Wolfsburg first pressed, but Berlin met. Olver brought the polar bears with the first Berlin goalkeeping at all, but the Grizzly's released 25 seconds later. However, the first playoff goal of Olimb could not have counted. Previously, Wolfsburg Valentin Busch had lost his helmet, but still prefabricated the puck. The referee team Andre Schrader and Marian Rohatsch did not recognize the rule violation, and continued to play.
Unexpected title chance for polar bears and Grizzly's
unusual season: The anniversary title in the German ice hockey becomes an outsider. When played by Sunday for the 100th time the title, not the Adler Mannheim or the EHC Red Bull Munich in focus, but the polar bears Berlin and the Grizzlys Wolfsburg. © Andreas Gora / dpa Matt White (L) claps to his goal for 3: 2 against Ingolstadt with teammate Zach Boychuk from the polar bears.
The game continued intensively and at eye level. In the important duel of both goalkeepers, however, Berlin's Nationalkeeper Mathias Niederberger again made the slightly better impression. In the central portion, the polar bears were again in the lead by Nationalstürmer Pfreithl again and played afterwards and disciplined.
In the final third, the Grizzlys tried everything again and tried to conclude faster. The strong Niederberger in the Berlin Tor, however, did everything.
This also ended a completely unusual season under special circumstances. Twice the DEL had shifted the start of the season last year because the clubs could not stop the renunciation of audience revenues. Only when the players had dispensed with a large part of their salaries, it was one week before Christmas in a very shortened and started in the format game time. Without a viewer, ice hockey was played in two groups (north and south) almost daily. Preliminary rounds and playoffs were shortened: The title and in advance for the progress in the decision-making round were only two instead of four victories were necessary.
also came to Berlin and Wolfsburg too good. Wolfsburg had turned off the top favorites Adler Mannheim in the semifinals with two wins. The other DEL-TOPTEAM EHC Red Bull Munich was already eliminated in the quarterfinals against Ingolstadt. Whether the season as planned in September can start again under normal conditions, is still unclear.
Great Umbruch at Meister Berlin - Captain remains .
The Eisbären Berlin tinker after the title win in the Penny del strongly on her squad for the new season. The captain stays at Board. © Provided by sport1.de Big upheaval at Meister Berlin - Captain remains The polar bears Berlin have driven their cadre planning for the coming playing time after the title win in the Penny DEL .