David Wolf is Player of the Month for September
David Wolf won the fan voting for “Player of the Month for the month of September. Nine years after having left Mannheim and the Jung Adler he returned and has impressed the fans since the start of the season.
3:6 Loss to the German Champions
Adler Mannheim vs. EHC Red Bull Munich 3:6 (1:1, 0:2, 2:3)
The 10,094 fans in the SAP Arena on Sunday evening watched the Red Bull Munich win a decisive victory over the Adler Mannheim. Daniel Sparre put the Adler on the board first 1:0 (14 minute). 30 seconds later Jerome Flaake tied the score 1:1 (14 minute). Munich had two unanswered goals in the Second both from Mads Christensen 1:2 (24 minute) and 1:3 (40 minute). Brent Raedeke scored for Mannheim early in the Third 2:3 (41 minute) but Keith Aucoin answered for Munich less than three minutes later 2:4 (43 minute). Mads Christensen scored his third of the evening 2:5 (48 minute) and Jason Jaffray scored a power-play goal to further increase Munich’s lead 2:6 (51 minute, man-advantage). Christoph Ullmann’s goal 3:6 (55 minute) had only a cosmetic effect on the end result. The “Top Performers of the game were all from Munich Mads Christensen with three goals, Jonathan Matsumoto with three assists as well as three points, and Jerome Flaake with ten shots on goal
The Adler will remain at home on Friday, 14 October when they will host the Fischtown Pinguins from Bremerhaven. The puck is scheduled to drop at 19:30.
Adler Down Straubing 4:2
Straubing Tigers vs. Adler Mannheim 2:4 (0:1, 1:3, 1:0)
With their 4:2 victory over the Straubing Tigers on Friday night the Adler have climbed to third place in the DEL ratings. Brent Raedeke, Ronny Arendt, David wolf and Marcus Kink had a goal apiece for Mannheim. Scott Timmins and Jeremy Williams scored the two goals for the Tigers.
Despite Straubing creating the better chances on goal during the First Period it was Brent Raedeke that scored the lone goal of the Period to give the Adler the early lead, 0:1 (9 minute, man-advantage). The Adler continued to have difficulties at the start of the Second, resulting in the Tigers Scott Timmins tying the score, 1:1 (26 minute). Timmins goal acted as a wakeup call for the Adler as they started to create their own chances on goal. Midway through the Period Andrew Joudrey received a five minute major for high-sticking and was sent to the showers. Ronny Arendt scored a short hander for Mannheim to put them back in the lead, 1:2 (34 minute, short-handed). A short time later Timmins went to the box for Straubing and play continued four-on-four. While Timmins was in the box David Wolf scored an equal strength goal to increase the Adler’s lead, 1:3 (36 minute). Two minutes later Adler Captain Marcus Kink added to the lead, 1:4 (38 minute).
Straubing struck back early in the Third with a goal from Jeremy Williams, 2:4 (43 minute). The Tigers pulled Goalie, Matt Climie for a sixth attacker with two minutes left to play but the score remained 2:4 for Mannheim at the final horn. The “Top Performers of the game were Marcus Kink (Mannheim) with one goal, Mirko Hoefflin (Mannheim) with one assist, David Wolf (Mannheim) with two points, and Austin Madaisky (Straubing) with nine shots on goal.
The Adler return home to the SAP Arena on Sunday, 9 October when they will host the EHC Red Bull Munich. The puck is scheduled to drop at 19:00.