Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. Adler Mannheim 1:2 (1:0, 0:1, 0:1)
Adler Win in Nürnberg 2:1
On Thursday night in a dramatic and hard fought game, the Adler were able to defeat the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers by a score of 2:1. Ex-Adler Marc El-Sayed scored in the First to give the Ice Tigers an early lead. Marcus Kink tied the game in the second and Jamie Tardif scored the game winner 76 seconds before the final horn.
The First Period started after a ten minute delay. Both teams started strong with the Adler dominating the opening minutes. It did not take long before the Ice Tigers found their rhythm and started to created chances of their own. Marc El-Sayed drew first blood for Nürnberg, 1:0 (7 minute). The Adler were unable to create any real danger for Andres Jenike, in goal for the Ice Tigers. Mannheim was also not playing compact enough in the Neutral zone, thus allowing the Ice Tigers into the Adler defensive zone where they created multiple good chances on goal but Adler Goalie Dennis Endras was able to prevent further damage, stopping all further shots on goal.
The Adler came out for the Second more concentrated and energized. It did not take long before Marcus Kink was able to deflect a shot from Christopher Fisher into the back of the net and tie the score, 1:1 (24 minute). The game then swung back and forth with the Goalies being the center of the action. Both of them were able to keep their respective teams in the game.
The Third continued on just like the Second with action on both ends of the ice. Things were not looking good for Mannheim in the 57 minute when Jamie Tardif drew a two-minute-minor for hooking. The Adler Penalty-Kill remained strong killing off the penalty. Jamie Tardif scored for the Adler (59 minute) just over 30 seconds after coming out of the box and only 76 seconds before the end of regulation to give the Adler the win. The Three Stars of the Game were First Star Jonathan Rheault (Mannheim), Second Star Dennis Endras (Mannheim), and Third Star Andreas Jenike (Nürnberg).
The Adler return home to the SAP Arena on Sunday, 2 November to host the Straubing Tigers. Sunday is also Family day in the SAP Arena with reduced tickets in the upper bowl and many events for young and old. The puck is scheduled to drop at 14:30.
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.