title candidate Adler Mannheim has goofed after a series of victories in the German ice hockey League, surprisingly. The seven-time champion lost on Wednesday against the table last Schwenninger Wild Wings 1:2 (1:1, 0:0, 0:1). Two and a half minutes before the end conceded the superior game Mannheim the decisive goal by Vili Sopanen.
the eagles missed the seventh victory in series. The lead at the top reduced to six points. At the end of November, the League leaders away from home suffered a bitter defeat in the Baden-Württemberg-duel (0:4).
thanks to the former national striker Alexander Barta, the düsseldorf EC has solidified second place. Shortly after the announcement of his contract extension, he scored the winning goal for the 3:2 (1:1, 1:1, 1:0) against the Iserlohn Roosters. The 35-year-old captain, who wrote for two more years, hit from a tight angle as the hosts at the beginning of the third period were in the double Numbers.
champion EHC Red Bull München was after two defeats before Christmas, away to the ERC Ingolstadt 4:2 (2:0, 1:2, 1:0) . After a 2:0 lead in the Champions suffered a League semi-finalist to the balance. The former national team captain Michael Wolf and John Mitchell secured the victory. The EHC over, pushed the table to the surprise of team Augsburger Panther, which was defeated at the Krefeld penguins 2:3 (1:2, 0:1, 1:0) .
The Berlin polar bears can win under the new coach and to Stéphane Richer home again. After five home defeats, the Berlin stopped layers when 5:3 (3:1, 0:1, 2:1)-the success of the surprise team of Bremerhaven, had to tremble after a 3:0 up in the final minutes.
The Cologne sharks conceded against the table penultimate grizzly Wolfsburg 0:3 (0:2, 0:0, 0:1) after two Wins in the series, however, a defeat and had to leave the direct contact with the top Quartet for the time being, to tear off.