Innsbruck victory over Znojmo
Innnsbruck, Austria -The HC TWK Innsbruck celebrated in the playoff fight an impressive 9-2 home win over the HC Orli Znojmo. In the Tyrol, Jeremie Blain (two goals, two assists) and Andrew Clark (three goals, one assist) each celebrated a four-point match.
Clarified, efficient and freezing cold in front of the goal – the Tyroleans set off a real fireworks display in the first 40 minutes and, after the second third of the game, won 7: 1 against overburdened guests. But one after anonther. Jeremie Blain gave the sharks the lead in the sixth minute. It was the first real chance in this game. Znojmo found in person of Novak the only time that evening a suitable answer – 1: 1 (13). From then on, the sharks finally released the handbrake and rolled over the guests according to all the rules of the art. Andrew Clark laced in the first third of the double and set to 3: 1.
In the middle section, the hosts brought in front of a frenetic audience then early to triple beat and increased within three minutes to 6: 1. Blain, with his second goal, Lukas Baer (first goal in the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga) and Mitch Wahl made virtually the lid on this game after 24 minutes played. The hall was upside down and also in the episode had the many fans in the almost sold out Tyrolean hydropower arena reason to cheer. Hunter Bishop increased to a good bye by John Lammers on 7: 1 (32). It has long been a show of a furious Tyrolean team, which left out in the wake of Tyler Spurgeon and Andrew Yogan further great opportunities.
In the 43rd minute then came the highlight of the evening: John Lammers grabbed the disc behind the opponent’s goal, picked it up and lugged it over the shoulder of Schwartz to 8: 1 into the goal. The 2-8 by Bartos was then almost lost in the cheers of the Tyrolean. Also in the episode, the sharks continued to develop chance by chance, only the final consequence was missing in the conclusion. But Bishop, Spurgeon and Yogan left more high-caliber lying. The next dream goal then came in the 54th minute. After a great combination in powerplay, Andrew Clark scored his third goal and raised to 9-2. It should not only be the fifth win in a row, but also the highest win of the season.