In the playoff of Erste League, the club's men’s ice hockey team encountered Vienna Capitals II. The first three games our team won confidently and Tuesday night the last round, the fourth game was organized in Wien. This season we had won against the second team of Vienna Capitals seven out of seven matches before yesterday’s final.
Although the match started as an equal battle and the first period ended 0-0, in the second period our players scored three times while the home team only once. Then in the last third our team could extend the lead with two more goals, winning the match 5-1.
FTC-Telekom this way qualifies to the four best teams for the first time in the history of MOL/ERSTE League.
Ice Hockey, Erste League playoff, Quarter final, Match 4
Vienna Capitals II - FTC-Telekom 1-5 (0-0, 1-3, 0-2)
, Erste Bank Arena, Halle 3
Vienna Capitals II:
Zimmermann (Tschrepitsch) – Saari, Satmark, Preiser, Antal, Bauer – Piff, Hedberg, Pohl, Maurer, Maxa – Pallierer, Posch, Pohl, Maurer, Maxa – Birnbaum, Rantfl, Schlögl, Artner.
: Santeri Heiskanen.
Arany (Pleszkán) – Kärmeniemi, Rantanen, Nagy G., Walls, Pavuk – Perrier, Jászai, Switzer, Tóth Ri., Tóth A. – Hegyi, Sarcia, Roczanov, Hardi, Dósa – Boros, Lengyel, Tóth G., Pozsár, Farkas.
: Fodor Szabolcs.
(7:17, 8:18) 15:35
(17:7, 15:7) 32:14 / 91.43% : 93.33%
Advantage from suspension:
(1 / 0) 0.00% / (1 / 0) 0.00%
Defense in suspension:
(0 / 1) 100.00% / (0 / 1) 100.00%
Schlögl (28:42, Piff), resp. Switzer (20:33, Tóth A., Rantanen), Nagy G. (30:55, Pavuk, Walls), Tóth Ri. (31:06, Tóth A., Switzer), Switzer (43:39, Tóth A., Tóth R.), Rantanen (57:52, empty goal)