– the Best way to avoid to talk about how good or bad the penalty kill works is not to take penalties, " says Robert Ohlsson with a wry smile after finalförlusten.
" In tight matches, it is very important to play five against five.
this year is the first time that Sweden's two largest cities pitted against each other in a SM-final in hockey.
It creates an extra nerve to the finals between Frölunda and Djurgården that was started in Gothenburg on easter Sunday, and the start is promising for the future.
In the first final had the audience got to see great play at a high tempo, a lot of goals but also struggle and self-sacrifice.
in Particular, the second period had it all and then some.
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Förhandsfavoriterna Frölunda had to start with an important victory on hemmais, but the people of gothenburg was a bit pressured by the Djurgården during the entire match.
Something that suggests that there may be many matches in the finals which will be decided in best of seven matches.
"We are of course happy that we won, but we can do better than this," says Frölundas coach Roger Rönnberg.
the the first period relatively even, possibly with a small advantage for Djurgården who created the most.
the Problem for the guests, however, was that despite a handful of scoring opportunities failed to score a goal.
instead, it was Frölunda who made the period's only goal. In the 13th minute gave the 19-year-old Jacob Peterson Frölunda lead with 1-0 after a end from the First Marcus Davidsson.
the second period featured the most as a hockeyälskare could wish for.
Just over two minutes were played when Marcus Davidsson took revenge after his mistake at Frölundas goal when he equalized to 1-1.
Scarcely had the Djurgården fans rejoiced clear until it was Frölundas fans turn to måljubla again.
56 seconds after ron dean's kvitteringsmål gave Jacob Moverare on the new Frölunda management – even if it required review before the goal was approved.
It did not end there.
and 25 seconds come the end of the third goal. Linus Hultström equalized to 2-2 with a high shot that Johan Mattsson in Frölundas goal could not take.
the Pace slowed after the målglada the start, but it took until the 14th minute before the next goal came.
When Frölunda got the chance to play with a man more, they took it.
Chay Genoway gave Brisbane the lead for the third time in the match with his 3-2 goal.
When Frölunda in slutminuten again got the chance to play with a man more, repeated the story.
With 28 seconds left in the period rose team captain Joel Lundqvist in Frölundas management to 4-2.
worked the First game in boxplay okay, but in the playoffs, it has not reached up to the same level.
– Against Färjestad, we met an incredibly good powerplay, and Skellefteå has also not so bad powerplay by Oscar Moller and Joakim Lindstrom. When the power play goes up a level in the playoffs, it becomes obvious the tougher the penalty kill, " says Robert Ohlsson.
– It is then we need to do everything a little bit better, we need to put hemgången a little better, block shots better.
as best needed it stepped Dick Axelsson.
In the third end of the fourth minute, reduced he to 4-3 with a low shot, but closer than the so came not to the island of Djurgården.
the Club kvitteringsjakt was simplified not by Dick Axelsson once again ended up in the centre, but this time of a more negative aspect when he is dragged onto a deportation with just over two minutes left in the game.
The time did not, however, Frölunda goal in the powerplay, but scored the last goal came in the empty bag when Samuel Fagemo with 23 seconds left set the final score to 5-3.
On Tuesday, meet the law of Stockholm. Then it can be a good idea for Djurgården to keep away from utvisningsbåset.
"I felt that we had the opportunity to win, but that we needed to be a little careful with some things," says Robert Ohlsson.
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