Adler Fall to Panther
ERC Ingolstadt vs. Adler Mannheim 2:1 (1:1, 0:0, 1:0)
The Adler suffered a 1:2 loss in Ingolstadt on Tuesday evening. Daniel Sparre scored the lone Adler goal, while Martin Buchwieser and Danny Irmen had a goal apiece for Ingolstadt.
Ingolstadt was able to capitalize on a slow start by the Adler. Denis Endras, in goal for Mannheim, blocked a shot from Thomas Oppenheimer but was helpless to stop Danny Irmen who picked up the rebound and scored for the Panther, 1:0 (4 minute). Ingolstadt remained dangerous as Mannheim attempted to fight their way back into the game. Daniel Sparre tied the game when he backed handed the puck past Ingolstadt Net-minder Timo Pielmeier, 1:1 (13 minute).
Following a scoreless Second Period, Mannheim found themselves short-handed twice in the Third. The Adler were able to kill both penalties but Martin Buchwieser found the back of the net late in the Period putting Ingolstadt back into the lead, 2:1 (57 minute). Despite Mannheim pulling Endras for a sixth attacker with a minute and a half left in regulation, the score remained 2:1 at the final horn. The “Top Performers of the game were Danny Irmen (Ingolstadt) with one goal, Marcel Goc (Mannheim) with one assist, Daniel Sparre (Mannheim) with one point, and Martin Buchwieser (Ingolstadt) with eight shots on goal.
The Adler return home to the SAP Arena on Friday, 21 October, when they will host the Iserlohn Roosters. The puck is scheduled to drop at 19:30.
6:5 Come From Behind Over Time Win Against the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. Adler Mannheim 5:6 (2:1, 3:3, 0:1, 0:1)
The Adler had a hard fought come from behind win on Sunday evening against the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers in Nürnberg. David Wolf (x2), Marcel Goc (x2), Brent Raedeke, and Sinan Akdag scored for Mannheim. Vladislav Filin, Patrick Reimer (x2), Yasin Ehliz, and Brandon Segal scored for Nürnberg.
Vladislav Filin scored for the Ice Tigers with just under a minute played 1:0 (1 minute). The Adler did not wait long to respond as David wolf tied the game three minutes later 1:1 (5 minute). The Adler created multiple good chances on goal but it was Nürnberg Captain Patrick Reimer that put his team back out in front 2:1 (14 minute). The Ice Tigers held their one point lead going into the first break.
The Second Period started pretty much the same as the First. This time it was Yasin Ehliz that scored with less than a minute played in the Period 3:1 (21 minute, man-advantage). Once again the Adler answered quickly this time it was Marcel Goc that scored 3:2 (23 minute). The Second than developed into a goal fest as both teams racked up the goals. Brandon Segal scored for the Ice Tigers 4:2 (26 minute). Marcel Goc scored his second of the night for the Adler 4:3 (31 minute) and Brent Raedeke tied the score 4:4 (33 minute). Patrick Reimer scored his second of the night 5:4 (35 minute) to give Nürnberg a one point lead going into the second break.
In the Third Period David Wolf scored his second of the evening to once again tie the game 5:5 (48 minute). Both teams had chances to score during the remainder of regulation play but Goalies Youri Ziffzer (Mannheim), and Jochen Reimer (Nürnberg) held their teams in the game. During the five minute Over Time Period there was once again a goal scored in less than a minute of play, this time it was Mannheim’s turn as Sinan Akdag scored the game winner 5:6 (61 minute) and secured the extra point for Mannheim. The “Top Performers of the game were David Wolf (Mannheim) with two goals, Steven Reinprecht (Nürnberg) with two assists, and Patrick Reimer (Nürnberg) with three points and ten shots on goal.
The Adler remain on the road Tuesday, 18 October when they will be in Ingolstadt to face-off against the ERC Panthers. The Adler return home to the SAP Arena on Friday, 21 October when they will host the Iserlohn Roosters.
Christoph Ullmann’s Record Breaking Goal Put the Adler on the Winning Course
Adler Mannheim vs. Fischtown Pinguins 4:2 (1:1, 3:1, 0:0)
The Adler earned three much needed points with their 4:2 victory over the DEL new comers the Fischtown Pinguins from Bremerhaven. Mathieu Carle, Christoph Ullmann, Chad Kolarik, and Jamie Tardif had a goal apiece for Mannheim. Jason Bast and Cod Lampls each scored for Bremerhaven. Christoph Ullmann’s goal to 2:1 was his 151 goal for the Adler thus surpassing Rene Corbet Record as the number one goal scorer for the Adler.
The 9,518 fans in the SAP Arena saw a somewhat hectic First Period. Both sides struggled to create chances on goal as the puck slid up and down the ice. Mannheim withstood an early shorthanded situation due to the quick reflexes’ of goalie Denis Endras. Directly following the penalty kill the Adler found themselves on the power-play and were more effective than the Pinguins with Mathieu Carle scoring 1:0 (8 minute, man-advantage). The Adler let down their guard following the early lead and were forced to pay the price as Bremerhaven’s Jason Bast took possession of the puck in the neutral zone and scored a breakaway goal 1:1 (13 minute). The game remained tied at one at the first break.
Mannheim shifted into a higher gear for the Second Period and scored three quick goals, all within 139 seconds. Christopher Ullmann scored his 151 goal as an Adler to bring the score to 2:1 (23 minute). Two minutes later Chad Kolarik stole the puck in front of the crease and scored 3:1 (25 minute). Jamie Tardif then picked up a rebound and scored 4:1 (26 minute). Bremerhaven had a couple of excellent shots on goal but were held by Adler Goalie Denis Endras but Endras was helpless to stop a deflected shot from Cody Lampls during a Bremerhaven power-play, 4:2 (36 minute, man-advantage).
The Third Period was scoreless despite both a double power-play for the Adler in the 49 minute and Bremerhaven pulling goalie Gerald Kuhn in the last two and a half minutes of play for a sixth attacker. The “Top Performers of the game, all from Mannheim were Chad Kolarik with one goal, Daniel Sparre with three assists and three points, and Sinan Akdag with nine shots on goal.
The Adler will be on the road on Sunday, 16 October when they will face off against the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers in Nürnberg. They will remain on the road on Tuesday, 18 October when they will be in Ingolstadt to play the ERC Ingolstadt Panther. The Adler will return home to the SAP Arena on Friday, 21 October when the will host the Iserlohn Roosters. The puck is scheduled to drop at 19:30.