The Black Wings Linz lose touch with the top of the table in the Win2day ICE Hockey League.
The Stahlstadters lost 2:4 to HC Bozen in the 29th round. The gap between it and the league leader, Fehervár, now widens to five points.
The hosts started the game with great momentum and took the lead through Ford in the fifth minute. As a result, the Black Wings fought their way into the game better and rewarded themselves with an equalizing goal from Mackenzie five minutes later.
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It won’t take long for the foxes to respond. A few moments later, Frank put the South Tyrol team back in front (13th place). With the lead behind them, HC Bozen goes into the middle section.
Last year’s finalist is the most dominant there and celebrates a 3-1 lead on the power play after the Alberga one-off (31/PP). Thomas made the initial decision in the 36th minute.
With a comfortable lead behind them, Bozen’s side defended extremely steadily in the third third and did not allow anything to go wrong in their third for long periods. With seven minutes to go, Roamig blocked a Kristler shot again on the power play to make it 2:4 (54/PP).
In the end, the home team advanced confidently over time and jumped to sixth place in the standings with 44 points. Blackwings Linz remains in second place with 54 points, but the difference with leader Fehrvar has risen to five points.
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