The last three games of the regular season are history. EC die Stadtwerke Kitzbühel, HDD Acroni Jesenice and VEU Feldkich booked wins in regular time. Because of the win of Feldkirch HC Neumarkt end the regular season on the 9th place. Bregenzerwald didn’t manage to clinch the 14th place – this place is now take by Fassa Falcons.
On Saturday there are the last three games of regular season scheduled. Most of the positions and the groups are already fixed. Only the Red Bull Hockey Juniors and the HC Neumarkt still can go in Qualification Round A or B. But both teams don’t play anymore, they are dependent on the result of the EK Zeller Eisbären.
With a 3:2 success over the WSV Sterzing Broncos, Asiago Hockey has qualified for the playoffs. S. G. Cortina missed the chance to stay in the race for the master round after losing against HC Neumarkt in shoot-out. Because of that VEU Feldkirch qualified for the playoffs without playing. In the third game the HC Pustertal won at the HC Fassa Falcons in overtime.
Daniel Wachter of Red Bull Hockey Juniors expects hard work for his team in the Intermediate Round to get into the Play-offs. Besides the Austrian Forward also talked about his aims, the Finish U20-Championship...
The away teams had much cause for celebration in Wednesday’s two games. Bottom-placed club EC-KAC II earned a 7:6 win after overtime at EC Bregenzerwald while HDD SIJ Acroni Jesenice routed EC „Die Adler“ Stadtwerke Kitzbühel 9:1.