2 November is Family Day in the SAP Arena


The Adler will have their first Family Day of the season on 2 November during the game against the Straubing Tigers. There will be discounted tickets for seats in the upper ring as well as programs for both young and old.

The biggest highlight will be for children up to age 12. They will be allowed to skate( accompanied by one parent) with the Adler after the game. The ice will be open for one hour after the game for the children to skate.

Children that want to skate with the Adler need to bring their skates, gloves and a helmet with them. These items can be left at the coat check in the lower ring. They will be given back to the children after the game.

The meeting point for the skate will be at the info counter in the lower ring. The Adler ask that the children use safety equipment. Participation in the skate is done at your own risk.

Besides the provided attractions the ticket in the upper ring in Price categories 3 and 4 will be discounted to ten euro for adults and five euro for children 12 and under.

All children’s articles (except jerseys) in the fan shop will be reduced by 10%. Season ticket holders will receive a 20% discount.

The Alder look forward to your visit.

Adler Mannheim vs. Krefeld Pinguine 5:1 (3:1, 1:0, 1:0)


Alder Still Undefeated at Home – Adler Down Krefeld 5:1 for Eighth Straight Home-Win

The Adler defend their number one ranking on Sunday night by defeating the Krefeld Pinguine by a score of 5:1 and the victory over Krefeld gave Mannheim their eighth straight home-game win. The 9,607 fans in attendance saw the Adler dominate the game from the opening face faceoff. Rheault, Buchwieser, Hecht, Hospelt, and Metropolit all had a goal apiece for Mannheim. Daniel Pietta scored the lone goal for Krefeld. Also Sunday night marked the 600 DEL game for the Adler’s Kai Hospelt.

The Adler demonstrated from the drop of the puck that they wanted to put the 3:6 loss in Hamburg on Friday behind them. Krefeld’s Joshua Meyers went to the box on a two minute minor for hooking with only 10 seconds played. Jon Rheault, who was hooked by Meyers drew first blood for the Adler less than a minute later, 1:0 (1 minute, man-advantage). Daniel Pietta tied the score eight minutes later, 1:1 (9 minute). Pietta’s goal gave Krefeld new life and they started to create good chances on goal but Mannheim did not let up and retook the initiative a couple of minutes later. Martin Buchwieser put the Adler back into the lead, 2:1 (14 minute). Jochen Hecht built on the Adler lead late in the Period, 3:1 (19 minute). The Adler took the well earned, 3:1 lead into the first break. Mannheim outshot Krefeld 23:5 in the First Period.

The Second Period swayed back and forth. There was not as many chances on goal as in the First but the tempo on the ice r remained high. The best chance for the Pinguine in the Second came when Sorfron rang a shot off the crossbar in the 25 minute. Kai Hospelt scored on an assist from Jon Rheault to further add to the Mannheim lead, 4:1 (36 minute).

The Adler continued to dominate in the Third. Matthias Plachta rang a shot of the post in the 42 minute and Glen Metropolit scored the final goal of the game bringing the final score to, 5:1 (53 minute). The Three Stars of the Game were all from Mannheim. The First Star was Jonathan Rheault, Second Star Kai Hospelt, and Third Star Christopher Fischer.

The Adler will be on the road Thursday, 30 October in Nürnberg to play the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers. They will return home to the SAP Arena on Sunday, 2 November to host the Straubing Tigers. Sunday is also Family Day in the SAP Arena. The puck is scheduled to drop at 14:30.

Hamburg Freezers vs. Adler Mannheim 6:3 (1:1, 4:0, 1:2)


Adler Lose 3:6 in Hamburg

The Adler cashiered their third loss of the current season on Friday in Hamburg by a score of 6:3. Marcus Kink, Jochen Hecht, and Matthias Plachta scored for the Adler.

Mannheim started the game with a quick goal from Marcus Kink. Kink deflected a shot from Nikolai Goc into the net with only 22 seconds played, 0:1 (1 minute). The early goal seemed to put Hamburg in shock and it took them until the five minute mark to shake it off. Matt Pettinger tied the score on a Hamburg Power-Play around the midway point of the period, 1:1 (13 minute, man-advantage). Both teams had their share of chances during the remainder of the Period and the score remained a one to one tie at the first break.

The Second Period was not the Adler’s Period. Hamburg started out strong with a goal from Thomas Oppenheimer in the first minute of play, 2:1 (21 minute). Nicolas Kraemmer scored for the Freezers two minutes later, 3:1 (23 minute). Midway through the Period Patrick Pohl added to the Freezers lead, 4:1 (29 minute). The Adler were forced to open up more in the defensive zone as they attempted to create more chances on goal. Hamburg was able to take advantage of the situation and further build on their lead with a goal from Jerome Flaake, 5:1 (35 minute). After the fifth Hamburg goal Adler Trainer, Geoff Ward pulled Dennis Endras out of goal and replaced him with Youri Ziffzer.

Mannheim had a better Third Period with a Power-Play goal from Jochen Hecht, 5:2 (51 minute, man-advantage) and a goal from Matthias Plachta, 6:3 (54 minute) but it was not enough to catch up to Hamburg who also had a Power-Play goal in the Third from Matt Pettinger, 6:2 (53 minute, man-advantage). The game ended with a final score of 6:3 for the Freezers. The Three Stars of the Game were all from Hamburg. The First Star was Thomas Oppenheimer, Second Star Matthew Pettinger, and Third Star Mathieu Roy.

The Adler return home to the SAP Arena on Sunday, 26 October when they will host the Krefeld Pinguine. The puck is scheduled to drop at 17:45.

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