2016–17 DEL season

The 2016–17 Deutsche Eishockey Liga season was the 23rd season since the founding of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

2016–17 DEL season
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
SportIce hockey
Duration16 September 2016–21 April 2017
Number of games364
Number of teams14
Regular season
Season championsEHC München
Season MVPPatrick Reimer
Top scorerPatrick Reimer
(54 points)
Finals
ChampionsEHC München
  Runners-upEHC Wolfsburg
Finals MVPYannic Seidenberg
DEL seasons

Hamburg Freezers did not play this season due to financial reasons.[1] Fischtown Pinguins were given the license to play in the DEL.[2]

Munich won their second consecutive title by defeating Wolfsburg in five games.[3]

TeamsEdit

Team City Arena
Augsburger Panther Augsburg Curt Frenzel Stadium
Eisbären Berlin Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena
Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven Eisarena Bremerhaven
Düsseldorfer EG Düsseldorf ISS Dome
ERC Ingolstadt Ingolstadt Saturn Arena
Iserlohn Roosters Iserlohn Eissporthalle Iserlohn
Kölner Haie Cologne Lanxess Arena
Krefeld Pinguine Krefeld König Palast
Adler Mannheim Mannheim SAP Arena
EHC München Munich Olympia Eishalle
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Nuremberg Nuremberg Arena
Schwenninger Wild Wings Villingen-Schwenningen Helios Arena
Straubing Tigers Straubing Eisstadion am Pulverturm
EHC Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Eisarena Wolfsburg

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 EHC München 52 31 5 4 12 188 122 +66 107 Playoffs
2 Adler Mannheim 52 30 6 4 12 183 135 +48 106
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 52 27 7 7 11 177 132 +45 102
4 Kölner Haie 52 31 1 2 18 145 109 +36 97
5 EHC Wolfsburg 52 25 5 6 16 153 128 +25 91
6 Augsburger Panther 52 23 7 4 18 155 152 +3 87
7 ERC Ingolstadt 52 22 2 6 22 159 157 +2 76 Pre-playoffs
8 Eisbären Berlin 52 19 2 7 24 125 148 −23 68
9 Straubing Tigers 52 18 3 7 24 147 168 −21 67
10 Fischtown Pinguins 52 17 5 3 27 144 162 −18 64
11 Düsseldorfer EG 52 16 7 1 28 127 161 −34 63
12 Schwenninger Wild Wings 52 12 9 4 27 122 156 −34 58
13 Iserlohn Roosters 52 13 4 8 27 129 171 −42 55
14 Krefeld Pinguine 52 11 6 6 29 120 173 −53 51
Source: DEL
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

First halfEdit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburg 2–1 4–1 3–2 4–5 5–4 3–2 4–3(OT) 3–2(OT) 1–3 2–3 3–4(OT) 5–3 3–0
Berlin 6–4 4–2 5–0 3–0 4–3 0–3 1–3 4–3 2–4 3–2(SO) 1–0 5–2 2–3(OT)
Bremerhaven 3–5 3–1 2–5 2–1(SO) 3–1 2–5 2–5 3–5 1–3 2–1(OT) 1–5 4–3 2–3
Düsseldorf 2–3 3–4 5–4 6–2 4–2 4–2 2–4 1–2 0–2 0–4 3–2(SO) 4–2 0–2
Ingolstadt 2–4 4–7 2–4 5–2 3–2 4–8 4–2 2–1 5–3 3–4 4–0 4–2 2–3
Iserlohn 2–1 2–0 2–3(OT) 3–1 1–5 3–2(SO) 4–1 1–2 2–1 3–4(SO) 3–2 4–2 1–6
Köln 3–2 4–1 0–2 1–2(SO) 1–5 7–2 2–1 4–0 3–1 3–1 2–4 6–1 2–3
Krefeld 3–4(SO) 3–5 1–3 2–3(OT) 1–4 2–4 1–3 4–3 0–2 3–5 3–1 0–3 3–4(OT)
Mannheim 5–3 3–1 4–2 4–1 0–1 5–1 0–2 4–1 3–6 3–4(OT) 3–0 0–2 4–3(OT)
Munich 6–2 3–2 1–2 7–1 3–2(SO) 4–3 1–2 6–4 3–2 2–4 2–1(SO) 5–1 4–2
Nürnberg 1–2 5–2 2–3 6–5 2–0 3–0 2–1 5–0 5–6(OT) 6–5(OT) 5–2 3–4 4–2
Schwenningen 3–0 3–5 3–2(OT) 1–3 5–4(OT) 2–3 0–4 3–4(SO) 5–4(SO) 1–2 4–2 3–2 3–4
Straubing 4–5(OT) 5–2 2–0 2–3(SO) 3–2 1–0(OT) 3–2 3–7 2–4 3–2(OT) 3–4(OT) 5–2 2–7
Wolfsburg 1–2 3–2(OT) 5–3 3–4(OT) 4–2 4–3(OT) 3–5 3–0 2–4 1–5 2–1 2–1 4–1
Source: [4]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second halfEdit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburg 2–1 3–7 4–2 2–5 4–3(SO) 1–4 3–1 1–4 6–5(OT) 4–0 4–1 4–3 4–3
Berlin 0–2 4–1 2–1 5–4 4–1 1–2 2–3(OT) 3–2(OT) 3–4 1–3 1–0 1–2(OT) 2–1
Bremerhaven 4–2 4–3 1–5 1–2 6–3 6–0 3–2(SO) 6–7(OT) 2–3 0–3 3–4(OT) 5–3 0–1
Düsseldorf 3–2(SO) 0–3 4–2 1–2(OT) 5–4 1–2 2–1 2–7 3–7 3–2(OT) 2–3 2–5 2–0
Ingolstadt 3–4 7–1 2–3(SO) 7–2 4–3 4–2 1–3 3–4 2–5 5–4 6–5(OT) 5–1 6–3
Iserlohn 1–3 4–3(SO) 3–1 2–6 3–2(SO) 1–2(OT) 7–3 3–4 5–2 2–5 4–3(OT) 3–2(OT) 0–4
Köln 6–1 2–0 3–2 0–2 0–1 3–2 1–4 2–4 2–1 4–2 3–1 4–2 0–1
Krefeld 5–4 3–2(OT) 2–4 0–4 1–2 3–2(OT) 1–3 2–5 1–4 3–4(OT) 4–2 1–3 2–1(OT)
Mannheim 2–1(OT) 4–3(SO) 4–3 7–1 4–2 5–4 4–2 6–2 3–4 3–2(OT) 4–1 4–1 4–2
Munich 2–1(SO) 3–1 1–3 5–2 3–2(OT) 6–1 5–2 7–2 3–4 1–2 5–0 7–1 3–5
Nürnberg 3–2 6–1 6–4 5–2 2–5 5–4 3–4 6–3 5–1 3–2(OT) 3–1 4–1 4–1
Schwenningen 1–6 2–1 5–1 4–1 4–1 2–1 2–5 1–3 3–7 2–6 4–3(SO) 2–1(OT) 1–3
Straubing 6–2 6–3 2–5 1–3 5–2 2–3 3–2 3–4(OT) 4–5 6–2 8–4 1–2(SO) 3–0
Wolfsburg 3–4(OT) 7–1 7–6 4–1 5–2 4–2 3–6 4–0 0–1 3–4(OT) 0–1(SO) 2–5 3–2(SO)
Source: [4]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

PlayoffsEdit

BracketEdit

Wild-card round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
            
1 EHC München 4
10 Fischtown Pinguins 0
1 EHC München 4
8 Eisbären Berlin 1
7 ERC Ingolstadt 0
10 Fischtown Pinguins 2
2 Adler Mannheim 3
8 Eisbären Berlin 4
1 EHC München 4
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round)
5 EHC Wolfsburg 1
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 4
6 Augsburger Panther 3
8 Eisbären Berlin 2
9 Straubing Tigers 0
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2
5 EHC Wolfsburg 4
4 Kölner Haie 3
5 EHC Wolfsburg 4

Playoff qualificationEdit

The playoff qualification was played between 1 and 3 March 2017 in a best-of-three mode.

ERC Ingolstadt vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

1 March ERC Ingolstadt 1–4 Fischtown Pinguins Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
David Elsner – 09:10 First period 19:30 – Jeremy Welsh
No scoring Second period 29:24 – Bronson Maschmeyer
31:57 – Welsh
No scoring Third period 58:55 – Jack Combs (ENG)
Timo Pielmeier (35 saves / 38 shots) Goalie stats Gerald Kuhn (26 saves / 27 shots)
3 March Fischtown Pinguins 6–5 ERC Ingolstadt Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
Mike Hoeffel (PP) – 05:24
Jack Combs (PP) – 19:48
First period 12:39 – John Laliberte (PP)
Jordan Owens – 33:27
Ross Mauermann – 33:53
Second period 24:18 – David Elsner
25:59 – Björn Svensson (PP)
Owens (PP) – 41:32
Jason Bast (PP) – 46:28
Third period 40:37 – Brandon Buck (PP)
47:45 – Brian Salcido
Gerald Kuhn (29 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Timo Pielmeier (28 saves / 34 shots)
Bremerhaven won series 2–0


Eisbären Berlin vs. Straubing TigersEdit

1 March Eisbären Berlin 3–1 Straubing Tigers Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Jamie MacQueen (PP) – 11:49 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 31:24 – Sean Sullivan
MacQueen – 50:37
Marcel Noebels (ENG) – 59:58
Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (33 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Matt Climie (32 saves / 35 shots)
3 March Straubing Tigers 2–3 3OT Eisbären Berlin Eisstadion am Pulverturm, Straubing Recap  
Sean Sullivan (PP) – 04:43
Scott Timmins (PP) – 12:00
First period 05:14 – Alexander Roach
No scoring Second period 30:22 – Spencer Machacek (PP)
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring Third overtime period 103:17 – Jamie MacQueen
Matt Climie (67 saves / 70 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (57 saves / 59 shots)
Berlin won series 2–0


QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals will be played between 7 and 21 March 2017 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

7 March EHC München 4–1 Fischtown Pinguins Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 16:51 – Mike Hoeffel
Deron Quint – 21:58
Konrad Abeltshauser – 28:15
Michael Wolf (PP) – 34:51
Second period No scoring
Jon Matsumoto (PS) – 49:41 Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (22 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Gerald Kuhn (44 saves / 48 shots)
10 March Fischtown Pinguins 0–3 EHC München Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
No scoring First period 05:06 – Yannic Seidenberg (PP)
16:35 – Frank Mauer
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 53:49 – Konrad Abeltshauser
Gerald Kuhn (34 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (22 saves / 22 shots)
12 March EHC München 3–2 Fischtown Pinguins Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Derek Joslin (PP) – 11:38 First period 01:26 – Cody Lampl
Keith Aucoin – 26:48 Second period No scoring
Aucoin (SH) – 45:24 Third period 41:49 – Jeremy Welsh
Danny aus den Birken (20 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Jani Nieminen (39 saves / 42 shots)
15 March Fischtown Pinguins 2–8 EHC München Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
Jack Combs – 14:29 First period 03:37 – Jonathan Matsumoto (PP)
12:14 – Jerome Flaake
No scoring Second period 26:19 – Matsumoto (PP)
34:30 – Frank Mauer
35:12 – Derek Joslin (PP)
38:46 – Mads Christensen
Mike Moore – 48:36 Third period 49:14 – Daryl Boyle
58:09 – Yannic Seidenberg
Jani Nieminen (15 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (14 saves / 15 shots)
Munich won series 4–0


Adler Mannheim vs. Eisbären BerlinEdit

7 March Adler Mannheim 4–3 OT Eisbären Berlin SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period 01:06 – Jamie MacQueen
Matthias Plachta (PP) – 24:17
Plachta – 36:46
Second period No scoring
Plachta – 59:56 Third period 43:50 – Charles Linglet (PP2)
50:48 – Julian Talbot
Plachta – 60:20 First overtime period No scoring
Dennis Endras (22 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (37 saves / 41 shots)
10 March Eisbären Berlin 6–3 Adler Mannheim Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Darin Olver – 13:07
Nick Petersen – 17:11
First period 00:57 – Luke Adam
16:06 – Ronny Arendt
Olver – 25:07 Second period 37:41 – Matthias Plachta
Daniel Fischbuch – 48:32
Julian Talbot – 58:21
Talbot (ENG) – 59:21
Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Drew MacIntyre (30 saves / 36 shots)
12 March Adler Mannheim 3–2 Eisbären Berlin SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Brent Raedeke – 05:26
Chad Kolarik (PP) – 18:32
First period 11:28 – Louis-Marc Aubry
Luke Adam – 27:03 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 53:19 – Florian Busch
Dennis Endras (20 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (39 saves / 42 shots)
15 March Eisbären Berlin 6–1 Adler Mannheim Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Charles Linglet – 17:22 First period 16:53 – Ryan MacMurchy (PP)
Louis-Marc Aubry – 25:55
André Rankel – 28:12
Laurin Braun – 36:37
Second period No scoring
Braun – 45:24
Darin Olver – 55:47
Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (21 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (27 saves / 33 shots)
17 March Adler Mannheim 3–1 Eisbären Berlin SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Luke Adam – 45:48
Garrett Festerling – 49:52
Carlo Colaiacovo (ENG) – 59:16
Third period Julian Talbot – 53:40
Drew MacIntyre (14 saves / 15 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (23 saves / 26 shots)
19 March Eisbären Berlin 4–3 3OT Adler Mannheim Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Nick Petersen (PS) – 02:16
Marcel Noebels (PP) – 06:24
Petersen (PP2) – 09:33
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 28:58 – Chad Kolarik (PP)
30:46 – Matthias Plachta
No scoring Third period 52:15 – Plachta (PP)
Noebels (PP) – 100:29 Third overtime period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (40 saves / 43 shots) Goalie stats Drew MacIntyre (40 saves / 44 shots)
21 March Adler Mannheim 1–2 OT Eisbären Berlin SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Marcus Kink – 41:11 Third period 47:10 – Barry Tallackson
No scoring First overtime period 69:32 – Charles Linglet
Drew MacIntyre (15 saves / 16 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (48 saves / 49 shots)
Berlin won series 4–3


Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. Augsburger PantherEdit

8 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 1–4 Augsburger Panther Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
Steven Reinprecht – 05:12 First period 15:52 – Trevor Parkes (PP2)
No scoring Second period 27:33 – T. J. Trevelyan
No scoring Third period 58:38 – Ben Hanowski (PP2)
59:47 – Aleksander Polaczek (PP, ENG)
Andreas Jenike (29 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Jonathan Boutin (32 saves / 33 shots)
10 March Augsburger Panther 1–3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
No scoring First period 02:34 – Steven Reinprecht (PP)
No scoring Second period 34:11 – Nichlas Torp
35:47 – Brandon Segal
Ben Hanowski (PP) – 41:32 Third period No scoring
Jonathan Boutin (25 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Andreas Jenike (25 saves / 26 shots)
12 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 5–3 Augsburger Panther Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
Brandon Segal – 03:58
Patrick Reimer – 08:51
Steven Reinprecht – 10:20
First period 04:54 – Scott Valentine
11:02 – Andrew LeBlanc
No scoring Second period 24:12 – Adrian Grygiel
Marco Pfleger – 50:46
P. Reimer – 56:48
Third period No scoring
Jochen Reimer (36 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Jonathan Boutin (21 saves / 26 shots)
14 March Augsburger Panther 4–0 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
Derek Dinger – 11:51 First period No scoring
Derek Dinger – 21:29
Jaroslav Hafenrichter – 36:47
Second period No scoring
Ben Hanowski (PP) – 46:03 Third period No scoring
Ben Meisner (30 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Andreas Jenike (30 saves / 34 shots)
17 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 1–5 Augsburger Panther Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
No scoring First period 08:34 – Justin Shugg
14:24 – Braden Lamb
16:26 – Trevor Parkes (PP)
No scoring Second period 23:17 – Trevor Parkes (PP)
Philippe Dupuis – 57:54 Third period 46:38– Lamb (PP)
Andreas Jenike (8 saves / 13 shots) Goalie stats Ben Meisner (42 saves / 43 shots)
19 March Augsburger Panther 0–3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period Yasin Ehliz – 32:37
No scoring Third period Ehliz (PS) – 57:13
David Steckel (ENG) – 58:59
Ben Meisner (30 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Jochen Reimer (20 saves / 20 shots)
21 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 5–3 Augsburger Panther Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
Yasin Ehliz – 08:47 First period 08:11 – David Stieler
Jesse Blacker – 33:20
Patrick Reimer (PP) – 35:10
Second period No scoring
Marco Pfleger – 40:16
Marius Möchel – 52:19
Third period 49:06 – Justin Shugg
49:57 – Thomas Holzmann
Jochen Reimer (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Ben Meisner (33 saves / 38 shots)
Nuremberg won series 4–3


Kölner Haie vs. EHC WolfsburgEdit

7 March Kölner Haie 2–1 OT EHC Wolfsburg Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
Shawn Lalonde (PP) – 13:11 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 24:03 – Jeremy Dehner (PP)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Alexandre Bolduc (SH) – 61:08 First overtime period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (25 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (35 saves / 37 shots)
10 March EHC Wolfsburg 3–1 Kölner Haie Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Brent Aubin (PP) – 07:05 First period 14:02 – Shawn Lalonde
Mark Voakes – 23:49
Tyson Mulock (PP) – 30:30
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Felix Brueckmann (31 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (29 saves / 32 shots)
12 March Kölner Haie 0–4 EHC Wolfsburg Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period 06:43 – Sebastian Furchner (PP)
08:11 – Tyson Mulock (PP)
No scoring Second period 28:21 – Björn Krupp
36:23 – Gerrit Fauser (PP)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (19 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (21 saves / 21 shots)
15 March EHC Wolfsburg 5–1 Kölner Haie Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Nick Johnson – 05:03 First period No scoring
Brent Aubin – 23:31 Second period No scoring
Mark Voakes – 46:16
Fabio Pfohl – 50:09
Gerrit Fauser – 50:23
Third period 58:01 – Christian Ehrhoff
Felix Brueckmann (25 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (20 saves / 25 shots)
17 March Kölner Haie 3–1 EHC Wolfsburg Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period 12:26 – Gerrit Fauser
Shawn Lalonde (PP) – 33:49
Travis Turnbull (PP) – 39:33
Second period No scoring
Kai Hospelt (ENG) – 59:20 Third period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (24 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (30 saves / 33 shots)
19 March EHC Wolfsburg 0–1 Kölner Haie Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 55:09 – Shawn Lalonde (PP2)
Felix Brueckmann (23 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (19 saves / 19 shots)
21 March Kölner Haie 0–1 EHC Wolfsburg Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 27:17 – Tyson Mulock
No scoring Third period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (20 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (36 saves / 36 shots)
Wolfsburg won series 4–3


SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were played between 24 March and 4 April 2017 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Eisbären BerlinEdit

24 March EHC München 2–3 2OT Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Brooks Macek – 21:11
Macek – 34:56
Second period 36:30 – Bruno Gervais
37:17 – André Rankel
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring Second overtime period 84:27 – Rankel (PP)
Danny aus den Birken (34 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (46 saves / 48 shots)
26 March Eisbären Berlin 1–2 EHC München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Julian Talbot – 08:35 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 27:15 – Keith Aucoin
29:27 – Jason Jaffray
No scoring Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (22 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (18 saves / 19 shots)
28 March EHC München 5–1 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Michael Wolf (PP) – 05:49
Steve Pinizzotto – 10:03
Dominik Kahun – 14:39
First period No scoring
Wolf (PP) – 29:14 Second period No scoring
Brooks Macek (SH) – 36:39 Third period 46:17 – Laurin Braun
Danny aus den Birken (20 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (49 saves / 54 shots)
31 March Eisbären Berlin 1–3 EHC München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Jonas Müller – 16:22 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 35:33 – Jon Matsumoto
38:52 – Derek Joslin
No scoring Third period 59:42 – Steve Pinizzotto (ENG)
Petri Vehanen (27 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (25 saves / 26 shots)
2 April EHC München 2–1 OT Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 38:52 – Derek Joslin
Laurin Braun – 13:45 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Michael Wolf (PP) – 71:16 First overtime period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (45 saves / 46 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (42 saves / 44 shots)
Munich won series 4–1


Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. EHC WolfsburgEdit

24 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 5–1 EHC Wolfsburg Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
Yasin Ehliz (PP) – 16:07 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Patrick Reimer (PP) – 43:26
Brandon Segal (PP) – 50:44
Brandon Prust – 52:55
Rob Schremp (PP) – 56:04
Third period 40:23 – Tyler Haskins (PP)
Jochen Reimer (28 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (30 saves / 35 shots)
26 March EHC Wolfsburg 5–3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Brent Aubin (PP) – 05:39
Gerrit Fauser (PP) – 11:20
Fauser – 12:34
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 28:00 – Yasin Ehliz (PP)
31:49 – Philippe Dupuis (PP)
Aubin – 58:19
Nick Johnson (ENG) – 59:27
Third period 41:21 – Patrick Reimer (PP)
Felix Brueckmann (34 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Jochen Reimer (22 saves / 27 shots)
29 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 3–4 OT EHC Wolfsburg Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
Brandon Prust – 04:38
Oliver Mebus – 15:48
First period 12:07 – Sebastian Furchner
Rob Schremp – 32:17 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 44:53 – Nick Johnson
59:05 – Gerrit Fauser (EA)
No scoring First overtime period 76:42 – Tyler Haskins
Jochen Reimer (29 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (38 saves / 41 shots)
31 March EHC Wolfsburg 4–3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Brent Aubin – 14:08 First period No scoring
Tyler Haskins – 24:19
Alexander Karachun – 36:39
Second period 37:19 – Philippe Dupuis
37:48 – Brandon Segal
Robert Bina – 49:25 Third period 52:59 – Rob Schremp (PP)
Felix Brueckmann (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Jochen Reimer (13 saves / 17 shots)
2 April Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 4–1 EHC Wolfsburg Nuremberg Arena, Nuremberg Recap  
Marco Pfleger – 05:53 First period No scoring
Pfleger – 23:36
Philippe Dupuis – 25:02
Second period 31:58 – Philip Riefers
Jesse Blacker – 40:28 Third period No scoring
Andreas Jenike (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (15 saves / 19 shots)
4 April EHC Wolfsburg 3–0 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Sebastian Furchner – 06:14
Brent Aubin (PP) – 15:33
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Gerrit Fauser – 36:42 Third period No scoring
Felix Brueckmann (18 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Andreas Jenike (22 saves / 25 shots)
Wolfsburg won series 4–2


FinalEdit

The final was played between 9 and 17 April 2017 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. EHC WolfsburgEdit

9 April EHC München 3–2 2OT EHC Wolfsburg Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 19:31 – Armin Wurm
Brooks Macek (PP) – 25:11
Yannic Seidenberg (PP) – 35:26
Second period 27:42 – Sebastian Furchner
No scoring Third period No scoring
Dominik Kahun – 96:12 Second overtime period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (24 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (51 saves / 54 shots)
11 April EHC Wolfsburg 2–3 EHC München Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Nick Johnson – 07:20 First period No scoring
Johnson – 23:35 Second period 24:45 – (SH) Maximilian Kastner
36:26 – Michael Wolf
39:11 – Frank Mauer
No scoring Third period No scoring
Felix Brueckmann (20 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (19 saves / 21 shots)
13 April EHC München 1–2 EHC Wolfsburg Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Keith Aucoin – 07:37 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 22:12 – Stephen Dixon
33:24 – Brent Aubin
No scoring Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (22 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (43 saves / 44 shots)
15 April EHC Wolfsburg 2–7 EHC München Eisarena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Jeremy Dehner (PP) – 07:25
Brent Aubin (PP) – 10:33
First period 09:42 – Michael Wolf (SH)
15:34 – Maximilian Kastner
No scoring Second period 21:24 – Konrad Abeltshauser
27:22 – Wolf (PP)
27:53 – Frank Mauer (PP)
No scoring Third period 45:44 – Jonathan Matsumoto (PP)
56:32 – Brooks Macek
Felix Brueckmann (45 saves / 52 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (17 saves / 19 shots)
17 April EHC München 4–0 EHC Wolfsburg Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Jon Matsumoto – 18:52 First period No scoring
Dominik Kahun (PS) – 24:11 Second period No scoring
Derek Joslin – 46:28
Brooks Macek – 49:17
Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (26 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Felix Brueckmann (30 saves / 34 shots)
München won series 4–1


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bid to save Hamburg Freezers DEL ice hockey team comes up short" (in German). Deutsche Welle. 25 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Bremerhaven erhält 14. DEL-Lizenz für Saison 2016/17" (in German). del.org. 1 July 2016. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  3. ^ "München ist Meister! 4:0 gegen Wolfsburg - 7. Titel für Don Jackson". telekomeishockey.de. 17 April 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Schedule and results". Archived from the original on 2016-09-23. Retrieved 2016-09-16.

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