HC La Chaux-de-Fonds dominated by Sierre
The seasons comply with one another, however don’t all the time look the identical. If final yr, the HCC had gained all its matches towards HC Sierre, the primary duel of this new season turned in favor of the Valaisans, victorious 5-4 on Saturday in the course of the second day of the Swiss Ice Hockey League.
Nevertheless, it was the HCC who opened the scoring on this assembly. From the 4th minute, Kyle Topping was capable of escape in numerical inferiority and beat Giovannini, scoring his first aim within the course of underneath the colours of La Chaux-de-Fonnières. Louis Matte’s band subsequently lowered the tempo. Sierre took the chance to attain three targets earlier than the primary siren.
A recreation of “cat and mouse” then came about. General dominating, the HCC may twice come again to a size of the native workforce (4-3, then 5-4), with out ever succeeding in passing the shoulder. Reverse, Sierre was capable of present itself effectively grouped defensively and opportunistic offensively. In a last push, 6 outfielders towards 5, Ulmer noticed his shot hit the submit simply seconds from the ultimate siren.
On the finish of the primary two video games of its season, HC La Chaux-de-Fonds due to this fact presents a shared document of a victory and a defeat. Nevertheless, it already appears potential to conclude that the energy of character that animated the workforce final yr appears to have continued in the course of the summer season, regardless of the change of coach and the quite a few transfers made within the workforce. omen for the longer term.
For its subsequent Swiss League match, the HCC receives the EHC Basel, Tuesday night on the Mélèzes ice rink. /yfr
Sierre – La Chaux-de-Fonds 5-4 (3-1 1-1 1-2)
Graben ice rink, Sierre – 2681 spectators.
Referees: Jordi/Mollard, Micheli/Meusy.
However : 4th (3’09) Topping (4 towards 5!) 0-1. 4th (3’23) Volejnicek (Arnaud Montandon, Maxime Montandon/5 towards 4) 1-1. sixteenth (15’28) Arnaud Montandon (Bonvin, Bernazzi) 2-1. seventeenth (16’50) Perron (Arnaud Montandon) 3-1. twenty eighth Castonguay (Perron, Arnaud Montandon/5 towards 4) 4-1. thirty fifth Smons (Fuhrer) 4-2. forty first (40’59) Schweri (Ulmer, Topping) 4-3. forty second (41’52) Arnaud Montandon (Perron) 5-3. 53rd Fuhrer (Smons, Carbis/5 v 3) 5-4.
Penalties: 5 x 2′ towards Sierre, 3 x 2′ towards La Chaux-de-Fonds.
Outcomes: Basel – Thurgau 3-1 (1-1 0-0 2-0), Olten – Visp 4-2 (0-0 2-0 2-2) Sierre – La Chaux-de-Fonds 5-4 (3-1 1-1 1-2) GCK Lions – Langenthal 4-3 pens (1-2 1-1 1-0 0-0) Winterthur – Ticino Rockets 4-2 (1-0 0-1 3-1)
Rating: 1st Olten sixth 2nd Langenthal 4th third Basel third 4th Thurgau third fifth Visp third sixth Sierre third 7. La Chaux-de-Fonds 3. 8. Winterthur 3. 9. GCK Lions 2. 10. Ticino Rockets 0.
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