Four games are on Thursday in the Alps Hockey League. In return-2-play there is the first leg between Migross Supermercati Asiago Hockey and SG Cortina Hafro. It is the last duel that is still pending in Return-2-Play. In the three other games, the EC-KAC II will meet the EC. The Adler Stadtwerke Kitzbühel, the Steel Wings Linz will duel with the Red Bull Hockey Juniors for the second time within two days and the Rittner Buam will turn against the HK after a compulsory break of 33 days SZ Olimpija Ljubljana back on the ice.
Thursday, November 26th, 2020, 7 p.m .: EC-KAC II – EC Die Adler Stadtwerke Kitzbühel
Referees: OREL, PODLESNIK, Puff, Pötscher.
The EC-KAC will play its second game within 48 hours. Only on Tuesday the Klagenfurters, HDD SIJ Acroni Jesenice had to admit defeat 8: 2 in the return 2 play second leg. For the Carinthians it was the first game after more than a month of forced break and overall the fourth defeat in a row. Kitzbühel went off the ice as a loser in the last two games. With nine points the KEC is ninth in the table, the KA2 is table 15 with three points. With Mikael Johansson, Kitzbühel has a player in the top ten of the scorer ranking. With 14 points (8G / 6A) the Swede is in seventh place. In the H2H, the Tyroleans are clearly in the front. Kitzbühel emerged as the winner nine times out of ten AHL duels.
H2H AHL KEC – KA2: 9: 1
Do, 26.11.2020, 19:00 Uhr: Steel Wings Linz – Red Bull Hockey Juniors
Referees: BRUNNER, HEINRICHER, Moidl, Schweighofer.
For the second time within the last 48 hours there will be a duel between the Steel Wings Linz and the Red Bull Hockey Juniors. On Tuesday the young bulls celebrated a clear 6-0 home win over the Steel Wings. The championship leader of the Alps Hockey League is also the clear favorite in Thursday’s duel. In three duels with the Linzers so far, RBJ achieved three clear victories with a total score of 24: 1 goals. While the Young Bulls have always scored at home in the last 23 games, they were only successful in one of the last five games away.
H2H AHL SWL – RBJ: 0: 3
Do, 26.11.2020, 19:30 Uhr: Migross Supermercati Asiago Hockey – S.G. Cortina Hafro
Referees: LAZZERI, PINIE, Cristeli, Mantovani.
Migross Supermercati Asiago Hockey against SG Cortina Hafro is the last duel that is still pending in return 2 play. The first leg increases on Thursday, the second leg follows on Tuesday, December 15. While Asiago won the last two games, Cortina suffered the first defeat at HC Pustertal Wölfe after four wins in a row. In the table, it’s a neighborhood duel. Both teams have played eight games and collected nine points. Asiago leads 6: 4 in the H2H. Steven McParland is the best scorer on Asiago’s side, with 13 points (6G / 7A). It is noteworthy that the Canadian has so far scored points in each of the eight games of the season. The guests’ best scorer is Phil Pietroniro, who has always scored in the last three games. The 26-year-old collected a total of eleven points (6G / 5A).
H2H AHL ASH – SGC: 6: 4
Until, 26.11.2020, 20:00 Uhr: Rittner Buam – HK SZ Olimpija Ljubljana
Referees: BENVEGNU, LEGA, Bedana, Fleischmann.
The Rittner Buam are playing their first game after a 33-day Covid-19 break. The opponent is HK SZ Olimpija Ljubljana. The Slovenians played their last AHL game on November 14th and are the only team to be unbeaten this season. They were able to decide seven out of eight games after regular time. The Rittner Buam celebrated a 5-2 home win over the SHC Fassa Falcons in their last game on October 24th. It was the first victory after three defeats in a row. Both teams have met 14 times in the AHL so far. Ljubljana won ten of them. The last duel, on February 25th, was won by the “Buam” 3-2 after the shootout.
H2H AHL RIT – HKO: 4:10
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