train - Lugano: train before the semi-finals
The qualification of second EV train still needs a victory to move into the semi-final. The winners of the Cup were in the third game of the quarter-final series against Lugano, this time in front of the home crowd 5:4. Actually, a scarce series had been prophesied, the fastest possible resignation threatens to last year's finalists Lugano. Zuger turned in the last section, a 3:4 (29.) in a 5:4 (49.). First of all, Dominic Lammer met after a brilliant Pass by Santeri Alatalo (43.), then Captain Raphael Diaz was with a full shot from the blue line successfully. Shortly before the end of Luca Fazzini missed the big Chance to equalize for the visitors.
The Zugern was a dream start, but after just 47 seconds by Reto Suri in the lead. However, the hit did the Central Swiss first, not good. They no longer acted in the episode as consistently as in the first two games, especially in front of the own housing. 24. up to 29. Minute of the EVZ, conceding three goals against, which of Lugano, succeeded always from a short distance.
The Zug were in this crazy Phase, in turn, twice successfully - David McIntyre equalised to 2:2 (26.) and 3:3 (29.) from. After the second goal of the canadian, it only lasted 30 seconds before Dario Bürgler scored his second goal of the evening. The 1:1 (8.) had benefited Bürgler, the Zuger Brian Flynn deflected the Puck deflected into her own goal. After that, the game calmed down a bit, with the better end for the Zug.
train - Lugano 5:4 (1:1, 2:3, 2:0)
7200 spectators (sold out). - SR Wiegand/Müller, Wüst/Progin. goals : 1. (0:47) Suri (Diaz) 1:0. 8. Bürgler (Sannitz, Spoon) 1:1 (Goal Flynn). 24. Morini (Bürgler) 1:2. 26. McIntyre (Lammer, Leuenberger) 2:2. 27. Sannitz (Hofmann) 2:3. 29. (28:20) McIntyre (Zgraggen) 3:3. 29. (28:50) Bürgler 3:4. 43. Lammer (Alatalo) 4:4. 49. Diaz (Simion) 5:4. penalties : the 3 times 2 minutes against the train.
train : Stephan; Diaz, Morant; Schlumpf, Zgraggen; Thiry, Alatalo; Zryd; Simion, Roe, Everberg; Martschini, Flynn, Suri; Lammer, McIntyre, Leuenberger; Albrecht, Senteler, Schnyder; Zehnder.
Lugano : Merzlikins; Spoon, Chorney; Chiesa; Ulmer, Vauclair; Ronchetti; Jörg, Lapierre, Bertaggia; Bürgler, Lajunen, Walker; Haapala, Sannitz, Hofmann; Fazzini, Morini, Romanenghi; Reuille.
remarks : train without Klingberg (sick). Lugano without Cunti, Riva and Klasen (all injured). Timeout Lugano (60.), after that, ab 59:09 without a Goalie.
Lausanne - SCL Tigers: Avantage Lausanne
Five days after the 1:5 home defeat at the start of the Lausanne Hockey Club is located in the series against Langnau, for the first time in the advantage. After the 5:2 home victory in Lausanne with 2:1 Victories. The match for Lausanne began very badly. The SCL Tigers have dominated the start-up phase. The Emmental the first five shots on goal. And of Lausanne Goalie Sandro Zurkirchen left after six minutes with a flutter-Puck from a Tigers defender Federico Lardi, to the dismay of the players and the 6700 spectators in the sold-out Malley-temporary to 0:1 to happen.
Lausanne storm run
But Lausanne responded. Just 96 seconds after the 0:1 Topskorer Dustin Jeffrey managed after a brilliant assist by Jonas Junland of the equaliser for the LHC. As of the Moment, the home team dominated the action clear. Although the long-Auer went to 14 minutes by the Finn Eero Elo again in the lead, the Lausanne storm no longer had to counter the SCL Tigers but not too much.
Of importance was ultimately Lausanne larger discipline. The Canton of Vaud afford since the beginning of the series significantly less penalties than Langnau. Only in the final third of game 1, as the Mist had long since passed, visited the Lausanne in the meantime, the criminal Bank more often than the Tigers. In game 3, the SCL Tigers, eight were two-minute penalties. Six Times they were in, twice more than in Lausanne. Half of these six Powerplay opportunities availed Lausanne: 1:1, 2:2 (Joel Vermin) and 3:2 (Cory Emmerton). Vermin with his third Playoff goal in the 49. Minute the Lausanne confident of victory. 28 seconds before the end of the Christoph Bertschy scored into an empty net.
Lausanne - SCL Tigers 5:2 (2:2, 1:0, 2:0)
6700 spectators (sold out). - SR Kaukokari/Stricker, Castelli/Cattaneo. goals : 7. Lardi 0:1. 8. Jeffrey (Junland/Exclusion Pascal Berger) 1:1. 14. Elo (DiDomenico/Exclusion Trutmann) 1:2. 19. Vermin (Exclusion DiDomenico) 2:2. 27. Emmerton (Junland/Exclusion Of Lardi) 3:2. 49. Vermin (Jeffrey, Bertschy) 4:2. 60. (59:32) Bertschy (Jeffrey) 5:2 (into an empty net). penalties : 6 times 2 minutes against Lausanne, 8 times 2 minutes against the SCL Tigers.
Lausanne : Zurkirchen Nodari; Junland, Genazzi; Trutmann, Grossmann; Lindbohm, Frick; Nodari; Bertschy, Jeffrey, Vermin; Moy, Emmerton, Leone; Zangger, Froidevaux, Kenins; Antonietti, In-Albon, gentlemen;.
SCL Tigers : Ciaccio; Glauser, Leeger; Erni, Lardi; Cadonau, Huguenin; Randegger; Elo, Gagnon, Dostoinow; DiDomenico, Pascal Berger, Pesonen; Kuonen, Diem, Neukom; Rüegsegger, Gustafsson, Nils Berger; Gerber.
remarks : Lausanne without Borlat, Mitchell, Roberts (all injured) and Partanen (excess of foreigners), SCL Tigers without Blaser, Johansson, Punnenovs (all injured) and Giliati (excess of foreigners). Timeout SCL Tigers (58.).
Biel - Ambri-Piotta: Biel, with four semi-final Pucks
The qualification-Fourth Biel is on track for the second consecutive entry into the play-off semi-finals. The Zeeland defeated Ambri-Piotta 5:3 and thus lead in the Best-of-7 quarter-final series with 3:0 Victories. Match-winner for Biel was the current Playoff Topskorer Jason Fuchs. The former striker of Ambri-Piotta Powerplay-double-goal-scorer for the Seeland. Fox the 2:1 (16 scored.) and 4:3 (49.). Ambri had in the Finish some more options for 4:4-compensation before Mike Künzle made three seconds before the end of the Game with a shot into the empty goal everything is clear.
Ambri-Piotta threatens just like the last Playoff participation (in 2014 against Fribourg-Gottéron), the earliest possible departure after four Games. With an eighth win in a row against the Leventiner Biel could already do that on Saturday in the Valascia the semi-finals perfectly.
Unnecessary penalties for Ambri
had the game in Ticino view with the early 1:0 (3.) by Marco Müller in the first Powerplay of the game, still promising started. However, Biel responded ten minutes later with a double strike to 2:1. Ambri was able to beat out a Superiority in the middle third (13:8 shots on goal) with 1:1, too little capital, but managed in the final third however, the temporary 3:3-compensation.
But what had emerged already in game 2, had an impact in game 3 even more. Ambri brought some of the unnecessary penalties, even in the trouble. In the prior of 1:1 Jiri Novotny suffered for an unnecessary band check against Biel's Captain Mathieu Tschantré a Two plus ten minute penalty. Shortly thereafter, there was a double Majority of 21 seconds for the Seeland, which came in five against to 2:1 by the former Ambri-scorer Jason Fuchs. And with the 4:3 Fox decided the case of exclusion because of the leg placement of Matt D'agostini to the game.
As it did in the end, nothing that Ambri was twice in Excess of successfully, and in contrast to the six previous low, more than two gates were brought against Biel.
Biel - Ambri-Piotta 5:3 (2:1, 1:1, 2:1)
6521 spectators (sold out). - SR Massy/Eichmann, Kaderli/Altmann. goals : 3. Müller (Kubalik/Exclusion Circuit) 0:1. 13. Riat (Diem, Künzle) 1:1. 16. Fuchs (Salmela, Brunner/Exclusion Ngoy) 2:1. 24. Dirt (Hügli) 3:1. 28. Zwerger (Kubalik, Hofer/Exclusion Pouliot) 3:2. 46. Fischer (Mazzolini) 3:3. 49. Fuchs (Salmela/Cut-D'Agostini) 4:3. 60. (59:57) Künzle 5:3 (into an empty net). penalties : 3 times 2 minutes against Biel, 6 times 2 plus 10 minutes (Novotny) against Ambri-Piotta.
Biel : Hiller; circle, Salmela; Moser, Mason; Fey, Forster; Sataric; Pedretti, Pouliot, Rajala; Brunner, Fuchs, Kärki; Riat, Diem, Künzle; dirt, Neuenschwander, Hügli; Tschantré.
Ambri-Piotta : Conz; Fischer, Guerra; Fora, Dotti; Plastino, Ngoy; Jelovac; Zwerger, Muller, Kubalik; D'Agostini, Novotny, Hofer; Trisconi, Kostner, Bianchi; Incir, Goi, Lauper; Mazzolini.
remarks : Biel without Paupe (injured), as well as Earl and Lüthi (both sick), Ambri-Piotta without Lerg and Piñana (both injured). - Poles: 8. Fox. - 57:55 Timeout Ambri-Piotta, 58:40 to 59:57 without a goalkeeper. (tbe/SDA)
Created: 14.03.2019, 22:48 PM