Sunday evening is full of games related to the 2022-2023 Ice Hockey League. Five matches on the ice, 10 teams, two of them Italian. Bolzano wins at home against Fiehrvär and stays on the heels of leaders Innsbruck, while Val Pusteria falls in Klagenfurt and stays third from last.
HCB South Tyrol Alperia-AV19 Fehervar 7-4: The challenge opened up after just 62 seconds with the Foxes scoring through Dalhuisen. Instant draw (2:53) for the guests with Findlay and overtaking after just 14 seconds with Leclerc’s 2-1. Bolzano answered in the half hour with Halmo 2-2, then Mantenotto took a 3-2 lead at 40:27, while Jazzly made it 4-2 at 52:49. At this point the challenge becomes vibrant. Fehervar fell short with Petan 4-3 in 54:16, but Bolzano responded with Hults 33 seconds later and Thomas 56:35. In the final, there was plenty of time for Findlay 6-4 at 58:14 before the final 7-4 for Ghazli with 65 seconds left.
EC KAC-Val Pusteria 4-3 after the penalty shootout: The guests led with Archambault at 4:51, but the hosts equalized at 6:19 with Hundertpfund. Once again, Lupi led with Deluca at 19:33, but the Austrians reacted first on par with Bukarts at 27:11, then going ahead with Fraser at 32:28. Val Pusteria does not give up and level the score with Hanoun 3-3 at 56:06. The challenge was decided in a penalty shootout with a decisive goal by Bucarce.
Innsbruck 4-3 Hong Kong Olympia Ljubljana
Vorarlberg Vienna Capitals 1-4
Red Bull Salzburg-Graz 99 1-3
Standings in the Ice Hockey League 2022-2023
Credit: Vanna Antonello
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