2017–18 DEL season

The 2017–18 Deutsche Eishockey Liga season was the 24th season since the founding of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

2017–18 DEL season
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
SportIce hockey
Duration8 September 2017–April 2018
Number of games364
Number of teams14
Regular season
Season championsEHC Red Bull München
Top scorerKeith Aucoin
(63 points)
Finals
ChampionsEHC Red Bull München
  Runners-upEisbären Berlin
DEL seasons

EHC Red Bull München defended their title to win the third consecutive title.[1]

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 Red Bull München Munich Olympia Eishalle
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Nuremberg Arena Nürnberger Versicherung
Schwenninger Wild Wings Villingen-Schwenningen Helios Arena
Straubing Tigers Straubing Eisstadion am Pulverturm
Grizzlys Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Eis Arena Wolfsburg

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 EHC Red Bull München 52 30 6 5 11 183 128 +55 107 Playoffs
2 Eisbären Berlin 52 29 4 6 13 169 131 +38 101
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 52 25 10 5 12 152 126 +26 100
4 ERC Ingolstadt 52 20 6 7 19 147 137 +10 79
5 Adler Mannheim 52 21 6 3 22 151 149 +2 78
6 Kölner Haie 52 21 5 4 22 148 142 +6 77
7 Grizzlys Wolfsburg 52 19 6 7 20 153 146 +7 76 Pre-playoffs
8 Iserlohn Roosters 52 21 6 1 24 138 154 −16 76
9 Fischtown Pinguins 52 21 4 4 23 146 163 −17 75
10 Schwenninger Wild Wings 52 19 7 3 23 123 130 −7 74
11 Düsseldorfer EG 52 17 4 9 22 133 154 −21 68
12 Augsburger Panther 52 17 4 6 25 151 158 −7 65
13 Straubing Tigers 52 17 2 6 27 137 177 −40 61
14 Krefeld Pinguine 52 11 6 10 25 141 177 −36 55
Source: DEL
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

Matches 1–26Edit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburger Panther 7–4 3–1 2–0 1–2
(SO)
2–4 7–4 1–4 2–3 0–3 4–0 3–5 5–4 3–2
(OT)
Eisbären Berlin 2–1
(OT)
4–1 3–4
(SO)
6–1 2–3 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–4
(SO)
2–4 3–1 3–1 2–1
Fischtown Pinguins 3–4 2–7 2–5 1–5 1–2 3–2 6–3 2–1
(OT)
3–2 4–5
(SO)
1–0 3–1 3–2
(OT)
Düsseldorfer EG 2–4 2–4 3–2 0–2 6–1 2–3
(OT)
1–4 4–3
(SO)
6–4 2–0 1–3 3–2 1–2
(SO)
ERC Ingolstadt 4–2 2–3 0–4 1–3 5–0 1–6 2–5 0–1 2–5 3–2 5–3 2–4 3–0
Iserlohn Roosters 3–1 3–6 2–1
(SO)
1–5 4–1 5–4
(SO)
5–1 1–0 3–6 4–0 1–2
(OT)
4–3
(OT)
2–4
Kölner Haie 6–3 2–4 5–4
(OT)
3–2
(OT)
2–6 4–1 3–2 0–1 2–6 2–3 4–5
(SO)
5–1 5–1
Krefeld Pinguine 5–7 3–2
(SO)
2–4 4–2 5–3 3–5 5–3 6–2 2–3
(OT)
1–2
(SO)
4–5 4–0 1–3
Adler Mannheim 3–2
(SO)
1–4 2–4 5–4 3–1 2–5 2–6 4–1 1–4 2–1
(OT)
4–3
(SO)
5–2 6–3
EHC Red Bull München 5–2 4–2 5–3 5–1 0–4 1–2 3–2 3–2
(OT)
4–2 3–2
(OT)
3–1 6–3 2–5
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2–1 2–1
(SO)
5–4 5–3 4–2 4–1 5–2 3–2 1–2
(SO)
2–1
(OT)
3–0 2–1
(SO)
0–1
Schwenninger Wild Wings 3–1 0–1 1–4 5–1 0–1
(OT)
2–1 1–2 5–1 2–4 4–2 2–4 5–3 0–2
Straubing Tigers 3–2 4–3
(SO)
1–2
(OT)
3–6 2–1
(SO)
1–5 6–3 0–1
(OT)
3–2 2–5 4–5 3–4
(SO)
1–6
Grizzlys Wolfsburg 5–3 2–5 5–2 3–2
(OT)
1–2 5–3 2–4 3–2
(SO)
6–2 4–3
(OT)
1–4 4–1 3–4
Source: DEL
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 27–52Edit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburger Panther 2–4 5–6 2–1
(OT)
1–5 4–2 1–3 7–1 3–4
(OT)
4–1 2–3 5–1 2–3 5–3
Eisbären Berlin 2–3 6–1 2–3 2–1
(OT)
3–1 3–5 3–1 6–3 3–2 2–3
(OT)
5–0 2–1 3–2
Fischtown Pinguins 2–1 1–4 5–0 1–5 4–3 3–4
(OT)
6–2 1–5 1–5 6–3 5–1 3–0 3–1
Düsseldorfer EG 2–3
(OT)
2–6 4–0 3–5 3–2 3–2
(OT)
7–3 1–2 1–3 3–4
(OT)
2–3
(OT)
4–3 4–7
ERC Ingolstadt 5–4
(SO)
5–0 3–2
(OT)
4–0 3–2 0–1 5–1 4–3 5–4
(OT)
6–2 2–1
(SO)
3–6 2–1
(OT)
Iserlohn Roosters 3–2 1–3 3–1 2–5 4–3
(OT)
3–1 2–5 5–3 1–5 5–2 2–5 2–1 1–4
Kölner Haie 6–3 1–3 5–2 0–1 3–2
(OT)
4–2 2–3
(SO)
5–0 0–6 2–3 2–1 4–2 3–4
Krefeld Pinguine 3–4
(OT)
3–4
(OT)
1–4 2–3
(OT)
7–3 4–5
(OT)
0–2 4–3
(OT)
1–3 2–4 4–0 3–4 4–3
(OT)
Adler Mannheim 5–1 6–2 5–1 3–1 3–1 2–3 2–0 7–0 1–3 3–2
(SO)
2–4 7–3 4–3
EHC Red Bull München 4–3 4–1 5–2 5–4
(OT)
4–3
(SO)
3–4
(OT)
5–0 3–2
(OT)
4–1 4–3 2–5 4–2 0–4
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 1–2 2–1
(OT)
7–4 2–1 2–1
(OT)
3–2 1–3 5–3 5–2 5–1 4–5
(OT)
7–4 2–1
(OT)
Schwenninger Wild Wings 3–1 1–2 5–2 4–2 2–1 3–4 1–0 2–1
(OT)
1–4 1–2 1–4 1–2 3–0
Straubing Tigers 4–2 6–5 0–4 2–1 5–2 5–1 1–4 3–2 4–2 2–5 2–3 2–3 4–5
(SO)
Grizzlys Wolfsburg 3–2
(OT)
7–4 4–5 3–0 5–8 1–2 3–0 2–3
(SO)
3–7 2–4 3–0 2–3
(OT)
1–4
Source: DEL
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
9 Fischtown Pinguins 1
1 EHC München 4
5 Adler Mannheim 1
7 Grizzlys Wolfsburg 2
10 Schwenninger Wild Wings 0
2 Eisbären Berlin 4
7 Grizzlys Wolfsburg 1
1 EHC München 4
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first and second round)
2 Eisbären Berlin 3
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 4
6 Kölner Haie 2
8 Iserlohn Roosters 0
9 Fischtown Pinguins 2
2 Eisbären Berlin 4
3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2
4 ERC Ingolstadt 1
5 Adler Mannheim 4

Playoff qualificationEdit

The playoff qualification were played between 7 and 9 March 2018 in a best-of-three mode.

Grizzlys Wolfsburg vs. Schwenninger Wild WingsEdit

7 March Grizzlys Wolfsburg 4–3 OT Schwenninger Wild Wings Eis Arena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Sebastian Furchner – 03:05 First period 15:49 – Simon Danner
Christoph Hoehenleitner – 34:27 Second period 20:15 – Will Acton
Brent Aubin – 43:45 Third period 56:06 – Marc El-Sayed
Stephen Dixon – 71:05 First overtime period No scoring
Gerald Kuhn (20 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Dustin Strahlmeier (29 saves / 33 shots)
9 March Schwenninger Wild Wings 2–3 Grizzlys Wolfsburg Helios Arena, Schwenningen Recap  
No scoring First period 03:57 – Sebastian Furchner (PP)
12:01 – Stephen Dixon
Damien Fleury – 22:48
Will Acton – 38:42
Second period 20:42 – Brent Aubin
No scoring Third period No scoring
Dustin Strahlmeier (27 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Gerald Kuhn (19 saves / 21 shots)
Wolfsburg won series 2–0


Iserlohn Roosters vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

7 March Iserlohn Roosters 2–5 Fischtown Pinguins Eissporthalle Iserlohn, Iserlohn Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Blaine Down – 39:16 Second period 37:02 – Ross Mauermann
Jack Combs – 58:12 Third period 42:43 – Mauermann
44:39 – Cody Lampl
47:38 – Jan Urbas
59:15 – Kristopher Newbury (ENG)
Sebastian Dahm (33 saves / 38 shots) Goalie stats Tomáš Pöpperle (40 saves / 42 shots)
9 March Fischtown Pinguins 4–3 OT Iserlohn Roosters Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
No scoring First period 05:18 – Anthony Camara (PP)
Kristopher Newbury – 23:22 Second period No scoring
Jordan Owens – 47:58
Rylan Schwartz – 54:39
Third period 46:15 – Camara (PP)
55:41 – Travis Turnbull
Jan Urbas – 74:23 First overtime period No scoring
Tomáš Pöpperle (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Sebastian Dahm (36 saves / 40 shots)
Bremerhaven won series 2–0


QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals will be played between 14 and 27 March 2018 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Fischtown PinguinsEdit

14 March EHC München 3–4 OT Fischtown Pinguins Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Frank Mauer – 04:04
Michael Wolf – 10:42
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 24:09 – Jason Bast
Mauer (PP, EA) – 58:43 Third period 50:41 – Chris Rumble (PP)
54:14 – Jan Urbas
No scoring First overtime period 63:18 – Nicholas Jensen
Danny aus den Birken (17 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Tomáš Pöpperle (45 saves / 48 shots)
16 March Fischtown Pinguins 3–6 EHC München Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
No scoring First period 00:52 – Brooks Macek
12:49 – Maximilian Kastner
17:27 – Keith Aucoin (PP)
Michael Moore – 22:11
Wade Bergman – 31:21
Second period 28:45 – Patrick Hager (PP)
Kris Newbury (PP) – 40:26 Third period 55:50 – Dominik Kahun
58:29 – Jason Jaffray (ENG)
Tomáš Pöpperle (17 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (28 saves / 31 shots)
18 March EHC München 5–2 Fischtown Pinguins Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 13:44 – Chris Rumble (PP)
Frank Mauer – 32:38 Second period 30:37 – Mike Hoeffel (PP2)
Patrick Hager (PP) – 41:06
Mauer – 47:14
Hager – 52:19
Jon Matsumoto (PP) – 56:14
Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (23 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Tomáš Pöpperle (26 saves / 31 shots)
21 March Fischtown Pinguins 2–5 EHC München Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
Christoph Körner – 01:57 First period No scoring
Jan Urbas (PP) – 31:17 Second period 22:07 – Brooks Macek
25:51 – Macek
No scoring Third period 41:12 – Mads Christensen
43:38 – Michael Wolf
57:17 – Frank Mauer (ENG)
Tomáš Pöpperle (19 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (16 saves / 18 shots)
23 March EHC München 4–1 Fischtown Pinguins Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Michael Wolf (PP) – 13:42 First period No scoring
Jason Jaffray – 37:44 Second period No scoring
Markus Lauridsen – 43:18
Frank Mauer – 47:47
Third period 52:19 – Rylan Schwartz
Danny aus den Birken (31 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Tomáš Pöpperle (34 saves / 38 shots)
Munich won series 4–1


Eisbären Berlin vs. Grizzlys WolfsburgEdit

14 March Eisbären Berlin 4–1 Grizzlys Wolfsburg Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Louis-Marc Aubry – 26:23
Mark Olver – 28:08
Second period 32:37 – Stephen Dixon (PP)
Aubry – 46:32
Danny Richmond – 56:11
Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (21 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Gerald Kuhn (36 saves / 40 shots)
16 March Grizzlys Wolfsburg 5–2 Eisbären Berlin Eis Arena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Christoph Hoehenleitner (PP) – 06:27
Fabio Pfohl (PP) – 11:55
Conor Allen – 12:53
First period 14:05 – Louis-Marc Aubry
No scoring Second period 38:10 – Sean Backman
Alexander Weiss (PP) – 42:41
Brent Aubin (PP) – 55:28
Third period No scoring
Gerald Kuhn (26 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (21 saves / 26 shots)
18 March Eisbären Berlin 8–1 Grizzlys Wolfsburg Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Jens Baxmann – 06:16
James Sheppard – 10:44
Danny Richmond – 13:03
First period No scoring
Marcel Noebels – 29:05
André Rankel – 33:59
Second period No scoring
Rihards Bukarts – 44:04
Sheppard (PP2) – 48:54
Nick Petersen – 56:38
Third period 43:39 – Conor Allen
Petri Vehanen (34 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Gerald Kuhn (35 saves / 43 shots)
21 March Grizzlys Wolfsburg 1–3 Eisbären Berlin Eis Arena Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Recap  
Christoph Hoehenleitner (PP) – 15:38 First period 03:03 – Rihards Bukarts
No scoring Second period 26:22 – André Rankel
No scoring Third period 59:07 – Louis-Marc Aubry (ENG)
Gerald Kuhn (28 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (26 saves / 27 shots)
23 March Eisbären Berlin 7–6 OT Grizzlys Wolfsburg Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Martin Buchwieser – 18:08 First period 10:28 – Tyson Mulock (PP)
19:47 – Robbie Bina
Nick Petersen (PP) – 27:07
Buchwieser – 29:28
Marcel Noebels – 35:00
Second period 23:15 – Mulock
Louis-Marc Aubry – 49:52
Noebels – 58:19
Third period 56:45 – Kris Foucault
57:03 – Philip Riefers
58:33 – Foucault (EA)
Rihards Bukarts – 62:13 First overtime period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (24 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Gerald Kuhn (42 saves / 49 shots)
Berlin won series 4–1


Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers vs. Kölner HaieEdit

14 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 1–4 Kölner Haie Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Nichlas Torp – 09:15 First period 02:38 – Felix Schütz
19:46 – Bill Thomas
No scoring Second period 29:31 – Sebastian Uvira
No scoring Third period 59:41 – Schütz (ENG)
Niklas Treutle (19 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (36 saves / 37 shots)
15 March Kölner Haie 2–3 OT Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
Sebastian Uvira (PP) – 07:30
Blair Jones – 11:43
First period 15:12 – John Mitchell
No scoring Second period 27:57 – Leonhard Pföderl
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 77:46 – Pföderl
Gustaf Wesslau (34 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (26 saves / 28 shots)
18 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2–4 Kölner Haie Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Philippe Dupuis – 00:22 First period 18:46 – Blair Jones
Steven Reinprecht (PP) – 25:39 Second period 28:38 – Sebastian Uvira (PP)
No scoring Third period 44:35 – Jones
59:51 – Philip Gogulla (PP, ENG)
Niklas Treutle (41 saves / 45 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (27 saves / 29 shots)
20 March Kölner Haie 2–3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
Philip Gogulla (PP) – 11:38 First period 01:48 – Dane Fox
16:36 – Brandon Segal
Ryan Jones – 39:51 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 52:00 – Leonhard Pföderl
Gustaf Wesslau (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (24 saves / 26 shots)
23 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 3–2 Kölner Haie Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Dane Fox – 07:24
Dave Steckel – 09:55
First period No scoring
Yasin Ehliz (PP) – 33:57 Second period 28:20 – T. J. Mulock
35:05 – Ben Hanowski (PP)
No scoring Third period No scoring
Niklas Treutle (25 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (27 saves / 30 shots)
25 March Kölner Haie 1–5 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period 11:25 – Patrick Köppchen
Sebastian Uvira – 26:56 Second period 24:28 – Yasin Ehliz
36:12 – Dane Fox (PP)
38:00 – John Mitchell
No scoring Third period 58:34 – Leonhard Pföderl
Gustaf Wesslau (27 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (37 saves / 38 shots)
Nuremberg won series 4–2


ERC Ingolstadt vs. Adler MannheimEdit

14 March ERC Ingolstadt 1–3 Adler Mannheim Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Thomas Greilinger – 37:09 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 51:05 – David Wolf
51:58 – Devin Setoguchi (PP)
59:01 – Marcus Kink (ENG)
Timo Pielmeier (32 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (29 saves / 30 shots)
16 March Adler Mannheim 3–2 2OT ERC Ingolstadt SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Luke Adam – 21:42
Garrett Festerling (PP) – 27:48
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 45:37 – Thomas Greilinger
53:37 – Ville Koistinen
Daniel Sparre – 83:45 Second overtime period No scoring
Dennis Endras (35 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Timo Pielmeier (50 saves / 53 shots)
18 March ERC Ingolstadt 4–3 OT Adler Mannheim Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
Tim Stapleton (PP2) – 13:12 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 22:23 – Phil Hungerecker
Ville Koistinen – 46:40
Thomas Greilinger – 50:51
Third period 49:45 – Marcel Goc
52:52 – Daniel Sparre
Mike Collins – 72:59 First overtime period No scoring
Timo Pielmeier (45 saves / 48 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (24 saves / 28 shots)
20 March Adler Mannheim 5–3 ERC Ingolstadt SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period 11:50 – David Elsner
Christoph Ullmann – 28:02
David Wolf – 38:33
Garrett Festerling – 39:11
Second period 22:37 – Mike Collins
36:16– Mike Collins
Thomas Larkin – 42:18
Matthias Plachta – 51:06
Third period No scoring
Dennis Endras (21 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Timo Pielmeier (31 saves / 36 shots)
23 March ERC Ingolstadt 3–4 Adler Mannheim Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
No scoring First period 01:03 – Phil Hungerecker
10:25 – David Wolf
Brett Olson (PP) – 27:15
John Laliberte – 33:55
Second period 28:41 – Matthias Plachta
32:52 – Mark Stuart
Laliberte – 56:29 Third period No scoring
Timo Pielmeier (27 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (30 saves / 33 shots)
Mannheim won series 4–1


SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were played between 29 March 8 11 April 2018 in a best-of-seven mode.

EHC München vs. Adler MannheimEdit

29 March EHC München 4–2 Adler Mannheim Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Maximilian Kastner – 05:50
Dominik Kahun (PP2) – 19:24
First period 12:26 – Christoph Ullmann
Michael Wolf – 25:39 Second period 25:05 – Luke Adam
Wolf (PP) – 54:36 Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (29 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (32 saves / 36 shots)
31 March Adler Mannheim 4–2 EHC München SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Thomas Larkin – 00:39 First period 17:00 – Yannic Seidenberg
No scoring Second period No scoring
Christoph Ullmann – 52:03
Luke Adam – 52:54
Marcus Kink (ENG) – 59:16
Third period 40:28 – Jason Jaffray
Dennis Endras (30 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (24 saves / 28 shots)
2 April EHC München 2–1 2OT Adler Mannheim Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Michael Wolf (PP) – 08:17 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 49:02 – Devin Setoguchi
Mads Christensen – 85:30 Second overtime period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (39 saves / 40 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (36 saves / 38 shots)
4 April Adler Mannheim 3–6 EHC München SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Brent Raedeke – 07:02
Patrick Mullen (PP) – 15:44
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 23:31 – Markus Lauridsen
24:55 – Patrick Hager (PP)
26:17 – Michael Wolf (PP)
39:23 – Konrad Abeltshauser
David Wolf – 48:40 Third period 41:40 – Jon Matsumoto (PP)
42:41 – Mads Christensen
Dennis Endras (15 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (25 saves / 28 shots)
6 April EHC München 5–0 Adler Mannheim Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Mads Christensen – 00:45
Andreas Eder (PP) – 12:28
Dominik Kahun – 18:43
First period No scoring
Keith Aulie – 24:40
Keith Aucoin – 29:37
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (33 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (30 saves / 35 shots)
Munich won series 4–1


Eisbären Berlin vs. Thomas Sabo Ice TigersEdit

29 March Eisbären Berlin 5–1 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Frank Hördler – 04:05 First period No scoring
Nick Petersen – 29:24 Second period 36:53 – Yasin Ehliz (PP)
Jamie MacQueen (PP) – 47:43
Louis-Marc Aubry – 58:29
Petersen (ENG) – 59:05
Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (45 saves / 50 shots)
31 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 3–2 OT Eisbären Berlin Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Leonhard Pföderl – 08:08 First period 10:37 – Nick Petersen
Leonhard Pföderl – 39:59 Second period 34:08 – Louis-Marc Aubry
No scoring Third period No scoring
John Mitchell – 76:50 First overtime period No scoring
Niklas Treutle (55 saves / 57 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (46 saves / 49 shots)
2 April Eisbären Berlin 4–3 OT Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Rihards Bukarts – 10:48 First period 13:03 – Steven Reinprecht (PP)
Louis-Marc Aubry – 22:35
Marcel Noebels – 22:68
Second period 27:36 – Reinprecht
No scoring Third period 40:26 – Yasin Ehliz (PP)
Nick Petersen – 60:23 First overtime period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (28 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (33 saves / 37 shots)
4 April Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 4–1 Eisbären Berlin Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Dane Fox – 06:51 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Marius Möchel – 45:45
Leonhard Pföderl – 51:20
John Mitchell – 55:04
Third period 41:00 – Louis-Marc Aubry
Niklas Treutle (33 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (28 saves / 32 shots)
6 April Eisbären Berlin 5–4 OT Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Jamie MacQueen – 15:23 First period No scoring
Marcel Noebels (PP) – 38:35 Second period 23:13 – Patrick Bjorkstrand
24:44 – Brandon Segal
Nick Petersen – 44:08
Frank Hördler (PP) – 47:36
Third period 55:02 – Leonhard Pföderl
55:36 – John Mitchell
Mark Olver – 71:07 First overtime period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (33 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (53 saves / 58 shots)
8 April Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2–3 Eisbären Berlin Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Yasin Ehliz (PP) – 06:22 First period 08:53 – Frank Hördler
Leonhard Pföderl – 34:50 Second period 38:00 – Jamie MacQueen
No scoring Third period 56:28 – Mark Olver
Niklas Treutle (29 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (27 saves / 29 shots)
Berlin won series 4–2


FinalEdit

The final was played between 13 and 26 April in a best-of-seven mode.


13 April EHC München 3–4 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Jon Matsumoto – 11:56 First period 01:10 – Jamie MacQueen
14:53 – Sean Backman
Brooks Macek – 27:15 Second period 24:57 – James Sheppard
Keith Aucoin (EA) – 59:07 Third period 54:29 – Louis-Marc Aubry
Danny aus den Birken (23 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (38 saves / 41 shots)
15 April Eisbären Berlin 4–5 EHC München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Sean Backman – 13:49 First period 12:27 – Brooks Macek (PP)
18:11 – Steven Pinizzotto (PP)
Nick Petersen – 37:19 Second period 23:05 – Florian Kettemer
33:36 – Jon Matsumoto
39:48 – Maximilian Kastner
Backman (PP) – 45:07
Petersen (EA) – 59:20
Third period No scoring
Petri Vehanen (16 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (33 saves / 37 shots)
18 April EHC München 4–1 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Yannic Seidenberg (PP) – 07:06 First period No scoring
Jon Matsumoto (PP) – 27:39
Michael Wolf (PP) – 37:13
Second period No scoring
Patrick Hager – 50:45 Third period 43:07 – Nick Petersen (PP)
Danny aus den Birken (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (41 saves / 45 shots)
20 April Eisbären Berlin 2–4 EHC München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Jamie MacQueen – 05:21 First period 11:58 – Maximilian Kastner
Sean Backman – 26:04 Second period 34:37 – Jon Matsumoto
38:16 – Yannic Seidenberg
No scoring Third period 57:19 – Dominik Kahun
Petri Vehanen (31 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (33 saves / 35 shots)
22 April EHC München 5–6 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Brooks Macek – 14:06 First period 06:39 – André Rankel
12:27 – Thomas Oppenheimer
17:24 – Jamie MacQueen
Mads Christensen – 25:30 Second period 38:37 – Rankel (PP)
Macek – 41:18
Jon Matsumoto (PP) – 47:12
Keith Aucoin – 54:58
Third period 47:32 – James Sheppard (PS, EA)
No scoring Overtime 61:16 – MacQueen
Danny aus den Birken (27 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (28 saves / 33 shots)
24 April Eisbären Berlin 5–3 EHC München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Louis-Marc Aubry – 03:38 First period 08:07 – Konrad Abeltshauser
Nick Petersen – 22:04 Second period No scoring
Jamie MacQueen (PP) – 40:12
Daniel Fischbuch – 44:28
André Rankel (ENG) – 57:57
Third period 57:24 – Mads Christensen
58:39 – Patrick Hager (EA)
Petri Vehanen (30 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (29 saves / 34 shots)
26 April EHC München 6–3 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Konrad Abeltshauser – 12:42
Jon Matsumoto – 15:57
Steven Pinizzotto – 16:07
Mads Christensen – 19:21
First period 11:01 – Michael DuPont (PP)
Pinizzotto (PP) – 27:12 Second period No scoring
Brooks Macek – 46:03 Third period 44:48 – Jamie MacQueen
47:07 – Kai Wissmann
Danny aus den Birken (38 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Petri Vehanen (27 saves / 33 shots)
Munich won series 4–3


Rule changesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Red Bulls machen Titel-Triple perfekt". del.org. 26 April 2018.
  2. ^ Leahy, Sarah (13 December 2017). "Another league changes its rules, thanks to David Leggio". NBCsports.com. NBC. Retrieved 13 December 2017.

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