The hockey players of SŽ Olimpija defeated Vienna away from home in the 2nd round of the IceHL League. After already losing 0:2, in the last third they filled the opponent’s net and celebrated with 5:2.
It was already indicated that the points would remain in the Austrian capital. The people of Vienna took the lead already in the 5th minute of the match, after a pass Hampus Eriksson hit Lukas Kainz. They also shook the net in the 5th minute of the second period, passing for a goal Nikolaus Hartl also contributed Rok Tičar.
But the people of Ljubljana didn’t just give up, they started an incredible turnaround in the middle of the second period. First, he cut the gap in half Aljaž Devoted, who wore the jersey of the Red Bulls from Salzburg in recent years. After the pass Jake Sodja coldly ordered the porter Stefan Steen.
And then the non-series final third, in which the dragons filled the home net to the brim. The next two goals were scored in a game with a player more after suspensions Mario Fischer for stumbling and Hampus for the high stick. He took advantage of the first power play in the 43rd minute Maris Bičevskissecond after a nice combination 19-year-old Marcel Mahkovecwho also decided the match.
The game then calmed down a bit, the people of Vienna were in shock, they did not manage to repeat the performance from the opening third, on the other side he increased to +2 just under five minutes before the final siren Rok Kapel. Trevor Gooch he only confirmed Olimpija’s victory in the 57th minute with a shot into an empty net.
League IceHL, 2nd round
VIENNA – SŽ OLYMPIA 2:5 (1:0, 1:1, 0:4) 4350; Kainz 5th, Hartl 25th; Predan 32nd, Bičevskis 43rd, Mahkovec 44th, Kapel 56th, Gooch 57th.
BOLZANO – FEHERVAR 1:3
SALZBURG – GRADE * 4:3
VORARLBERG – ASIAGO 2:0
LINZ – VSV BELJAK 3:4
INNSBRUCK – PUSTERTAL