Starbulls Rosenheim uses shootout to best Landshut Cannibals, 3-2 (4-3 SO)
Gregory Squires scored the clinching goal in a shootout, and Starbulls Rosenheim picked up the extra point in a 3-2 (4-3 SO) win over Landshut Cannibals.The shootout featured 14 attempts between both teams. Landshut Cannibals got shootout goals from Roland Kaspitz, Kaspitz, and Peter Abstreiter. Starbulls Rosenheim also got shootout goals from Norman Hauner, Stephan Gottwald, and Hauner.
Starbulls Rosenheim came back from a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Starbulls Rosenheim fell behind 2-0 after a goal by Landshut Cannibals' Thomas Brandl at 12:32 in the first period. Starbulls Rosenheim knotted things up at 2-2 on a goal by Gottwald at 13:21 in the third period.
Starbulls Rosenheim pulled out the victory even though it was hit with 22 penalty minutes.
Starbulls Rosenheim was helped by Fabian Zick, who finished with one goal. Zick scored 10:09 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Landshut Cannibals. Andrej Strakhov picked up the assist. Other players who recorded assists for Starbulls Rosenheim were Dominic Auger and Ryan Del Monte, who contributed one a piece.
The Landshut Cannibals penalty box was a popular destination as the team totaled six minors and one major for 37 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 14.0 minutes per game Landshut Cannibals had been spending in the box. Landshut Cannibals had trouble converting on the power play advantage, managing just one goal on 10 chances.
Landshut Cannibals was helped by Martin Davidek, who tallied one goal. Davidek scored 10:40 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Landshut Cannibals. Jakub Grof provided the assist. In addition, Landshut Cannibals received assists from Marco Schütz, Jaroslav Kracik, and Markus Welz, who each chipped in one.
Starbulls Rosenheim registered one goal on five power play opportunities. For Landshut Cannibals, Fabio Wagner was ejected from the game.