2018–19 DEL season

The 2018–19 Deutsche Eishockey Liga season was the 25th season since the founding of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga running from 14 September 2018 to 30 April 2019.

2018–19 DEL season
LeagueDeutsche Eishockey Liga
SportIce hockey
Duration14 September 2018 – 30 April 2019
Number of games364
Number of teams14
Regular season
Season championsAdler Mannheim
Season MVPDanny aus den Birken
Top scorerJeremy Williams
(57 points)
Finals
ChampionsAdler Mannheim
  Runners-upEHC Red Bull München
Finals MVPDennis Endras
DEL seasons

All 14 clubs from the previous year and the Löwen Frankfurt applied for a license.[1] The season saw the same teams as last year, as all teams were given their license.[2]

After a points-per-game record during the regular season with 2,23 points per game, the Adler Mannheim won the title for their seventh time deafeating EHC Red Bull München 4–1 in the finals.[3]

Player and staff awardsEdit

During the season, Danny aus den Birken, goalkeeper of EHC Red Bull München was selected als player of the year and goalie of the year. Philipp Gogulla from Düsseldorfer EG was awarded as forward of the year whereas Joonas Lehtivouri from the Adler Mannheim was elected as defenceman of the year. For the award of the best rookie of the year, the later NHL first round pick Moritz Seider was chosen by the DEL-fans. The lineup is completed by Don Jackson (RB München) as coach of the year. [4] After the playoffs, Adler Mannheim's goalkeeper Dennis Endras was awarded with the MVP of the playoffs-title.

TeamsEdit

Team City Arena Capacity
Augsburger Panther Augsburg Curt Frenzel Stadium 6,218
Eisbären Berlin Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena 14,200
Fischtown Pinguins Bremerhaven Eisarena Bremerhaven 4,674
Düsseldorfer EG Düsseldorf ISS Dome 13,400
ERC Ingolstadt Ingolstadt Saturn Arena 4,815
Iserlohn Roosters Iserlohn Eissporthalle Iserlohn 5,000
Kölner Haie Cologne Lanxess Arena 18,500
Krefeld Pinguine Krefeld König Palast 9,000
Adler Mannheim Mannheim SAP Arena 13,600
EHC Red Bull München Munich Olympia Eishalle 6,256
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Nuremberg Arena Nürnberger Versicherung 7,810
Schwenninger Wild Wings Villingen-Schwenningen Helios Arena 6,215
Straubing Tigers Straubing Eisstadion am Pulverturm 6,000
Grizzlys Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Eis Arena Wolfsburg 4,660

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Adler Mannheim 52 35 2 7 8 194 117 +77 116 Playoffs
2 EHC Red Bull München 52 31 5 6 10 176 118 +58 109
3 Augsburger Panther 52 24 4 6 18 149 139 +10 86
4 Kölner Haie 52 23 6 5 18 147 139 +8 86
5 ERC Ingolstadt 52 23 7 3 19 158 152 +6 86
6 Düsseldorfer EG 52 18 9 11 14 151 136 +15 83
7 Fischtown Pinguins 52 21 6 6 19 169 161 +8 81 Pre-playoffs
8 Straubing Tigers 52 21 6 6 19 159 151 +8 81
9 Eisbären Berlin 52 20 6 2 24 146 164 −18 74
10 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 52 18 4 3 27 158 168 −10 65
11 Krefeld Pinguine 52 12 11 3 26 141 170 −29 61
12 Grizzlys Wolfsburg 52 15 2 10 25 134 182 −48 59
13 Iserlohn Roosters 52 15 2 7 28 162 189 −27 56
14 Schwenninger Wild Wings 52 10 8 3 31 111 169 −58 49
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

Matches 1–26Edit

Home \ Away AUG BER BRE DÜS ING ISE KÖL KRE MAN MUN NÜR SCH STR WOL
Augsburger Panther 1–2
(OT)
4–1 1–2
(OT)
6–3 4–2 4–1 3–2 1–5 0–2 5–2 8–1 2–5 6–0
Eisbären Berlin 1–2 5–2 3–2
(SO)
1–3 4–3 0–4 5–3 4–1 2–4 5–4 5–3 0–1
(SO)
3–2
(OT)
Fischtown Pinguins 4–0 2–3 3–4 4–5 4–1 2–6 5–3 2–1
(OT)
6–2 2–1 3–0 3–1 4–3
Düsseldorfer EG 5–3 5–1 2–3
(SO)
2–3
(OT)
5–1 4–3 3–4
(OT)
2–3 3–1 4–3
(OT)
4–0 1–3 7–3
ERC Ingolstadt 1–3 2–4 3–0 3–2
(OT)
3–4
(OT)
6–0 7–4 4–3
(OT)
0–4 4–1 6–0 1–4 2–1
(OT)
Iserlohn Roosters 6–7 3–2 4–2 6–3 4–2 1–3 2–3
(OT)
2–3 8–3 6–3 5–2 2–4 5–2
Kölner Haie 4–5
(OT)
3–2 3–2
(SO)
2–3
(OT)
1–2 2–1
(OT)
2–3 2–4 3–4
(SO)
4–1 3–1 0–1 2–0
Krefeld Pinguine 3–2 1–3 3–4
(OT)
3–2
(OT)
4–7 6–5
(OT)
4–5 0–2 2–5 2–0 4–2 2–3
(OT)
4–3
Adler Mannheim 4–0 2–3 4–1 1–2
(OT)
3–1 6–2 5–3 3–0 4–5
(SO)
4–2 3–1 6–1 6–3
EHC Red Bull München 2–1 3–1 2–3
(OT)
5–4
(OT)
2–4 6–2 2–1
(OT)
1–2 0–1
(SO)
4–1 4–2 3–1 5–1
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 0–1 4–3 6–2 2–3 3–4 7–1 2–3 3–4 1–4 1–4 0–2 5–2 5–1
Schwenninger Wild Wings 0–3 0–1
(SO)
2–3 0–3 3–4 5–3 1–4 4–5
(OT)
4–0 4–3
(OT)
3–2
(OT)
2–5 3–2
(SO)
Straubing Tigers 2–4 5–3 1–2 2–3
(OT)
4–2 2–1 3–1 2–3
(SO)
5–6 1–3 3–7 2–1 1–2
Grizzlys Wolfsburg 4–2 4–2 3–6 4–3 4–3 1–3 3–5 2–3
(SO)
4–3
(OT)
0–4 2–3
(OT)
3–0 2–5
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 3–0 3–2
(SO)
3–6 4–2 3–2
(SO)
2–1 4–0 2–6 3–2 2–3
(SO)
3–1 3–2
(OT)
6–2
Eisbären Berlin 0–1 5–3 2–0 2–4 4–3
(SO)
5–4 6–3 0–7 2–6 2–5 1–3 4–0 1–4
Fischtown Pinguins 5–0 4–5 4–3 6–5
(OT)
2–3 2–3 5–2 4–5
(OT)
4–3
(OT)
4–2 3–4
(OT)
1–3 8–1
Düsseldorfer EG 4–3 4–5
(OT)
5–4
(SO)
3–2
(SO)
3–2 3–4
(SO)
1–2 1–2 2–5 1–3 3–4
(OT)
2–3
(OT)
3–1
ERC Ingolstadt 3–2
(OT)
2–3 2–4 1–0 3–2 3–2 4–0 1–6 2–4 3–0 4–1 6–4 3–2
(OT)
Iserlohn Roosters 2–4 2–5 3–5 4–2 1–2 3–4
(SO)
5–2 1–2 3–5 8–2 5–4 3–4 7–6
(OT)
Kölner Haie 6–1 2–5 5–4
(OT)
2–3
(OT)
5–2 2–1 3–0 1–5 1–6 6–3 3–1 2–1 0–3
Krefeld Pinguine 5–4
(OT)
6–2 2–3 2–4 2–3
(SO)
4–1 1–3 5–4 3–2
(OT)
2–4 3–5 0–1 5–2
Adler Mannheim 5–3 6–2 6–5 2–5 7–2 4–3 2–3
(SO)
4–2 1–2 4–3 1–2 6–3 5–1
EHC Red Bull München 4–1 4–3
(OT)
1–4 4–1 3–2 5–1 5–2 2–0 1–3 7–2 1–2
(SO)
4–3 3–1
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 5–3 6–4 7–3 3–2 1–2 5–2 1–2 4–3 1–4 4–1 4–3
(SO)
2–3
(OT)
0–7
Schwenninger Wild Wings 3–6 3–5 2–5 0–1 5–1 4–3 2–3 2–1 0–4 5–3 3–8 2–1
(OT)
0–3
Straubing Tigers 2–1
(OT)
7–3 5–0 2–3 7–2 4–5 7–4 3–4
(OT)
4–3
(SO)
5–6 6–5
(SO)
5–2 5–4
Grizzlys Wolfsburg 2–1 3–2 4–0 2–3
(SO)
5–7 5–4
(OT)
2–4 4–5
(OT)
5–3 0–4 0–5 1–2
(SO)
6–1
Source: DEL
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

PlayoffsEdit

The playoffs started on 6 March 2019.

BracketEdit

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

Pre-playoffsEdit

The playoff qualification were played between 6 and 10 March 2019 in a best-of-three mode.

Fischtown Pinguins vs. Thomas Sabo Ice TigersEdit

6 March Fischtown Pinguins 1–3 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
No scoring First period 04:11 – Chris Brown
13:37 – Patrick Reimer (PP2)
Chad Nehring – 35:05 Second period 27:18 – Tim Bender
No scoring Third period No scoring
Tomáš Pöpperle (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (28 saves / 29 shots)
8 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 3–4 2OT Fischtown Pinguins Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
Leonhard Pföderl (PP2) – 08:32
Chris Brown (PP) – 09:12
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Brandon Segal – 43:05 Third period 44:15 – Brock Hooton
44:31 – Justin Feser
51:23 – William Weber
No scoring Second overtime period 99:14 – Maxime Fortunus
Niklas Treutle (52 saves / 56 shots) Goalie stats Tomáš Pöpperle (35 saves / 38 shots)
10 March Fischtown Pinguins 2–3 OT Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers Eisarena Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven Recap  
Chad Nehring – 09:04 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 47:59 – Shawn Lalonde (PP)
Alex Friesen (EA) – 59:31 Third period 49:07 – Tom Gilbert
No scoring First overtime period 63:36 – Dane Fox
Tomáš Pöpperle (19 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (32 saves / 34 shots)
Nürnberg won series 2–1


Straubing Tigers vs. Eisbären BerlinEdit

6 March Straubing Tigers 2–3 Eisbären Berlin Eisstadion am Pulverturm, Straubing Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Vladislav Filin – 23:25 Second period 29:08 – Martin Buchwieser
Antoine Laganière – 46:23 Third period 40:42 – Austin Ortega
No scoring overtime period 70:31 – Ortega
Jeff Zatkoff (41 saves / 44 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Poulin (37 saves / 39 shots)
8 March Eisbären Berlin 4–2 Straubing Tigers Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Marcel Noebels – 01:35
Jamie MacQueen – 17:45
First period No scoring
André Rankel – 30:36 Second period 24:52 – Sandro Schönberger
James Sheppard – 50:21 Third period 53:36 – Stephan Daschner
Kevin Poulin (39 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Jeff Zatkoff (35 saves / 39 shots)
Berlin won series 2–0


QuarterfinalsEdit

The quarterfinals were played between 12 and 31 March 2019 in a best-of-seven mode.

Adler Mannheim vs. Thomas Sabo Ice TigersEdit

13 March Adler Mannheim 7–2 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Andrew Desjardins (PP) – 11:27 First period 15:42 – Patrick Reimer (PP)
Markus Eisenschmid – 22:38
Andrew Desjardins – 23:57
Markus Eisenschmid – 24:37
Second period 38:19 – Leonhard Pföderl
Luke Adam – 45:19
Tommi Huhtala – 53:50
Andrew Desjardins – 59:28
Third period No scoring
Dennis Endras (17 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (35 saves / 42 shots)
15 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 2–4 Adler Mannheim Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
No scoring First period 06:34 – Luke Adam
18:28 – Markus Eisenschmid (PP)
Daniel Weiss – 36:46 Second period 21:50 – Markus Eisenschmid
38:05 – Tommi Huhtala
Shawn Lalonde – 48:02 Third period No scoring
Niklas Treutle (33 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (25 saves / 27 shots)
17 March Adler Mannheim 4–1 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Markus Eisenschmid (PP) – 12:43 First period 05:54 – Chris Brown (PP)
Mark Katic – 23:56
Ben Smith – 35:59
Second period No scoring
Luke Adam – 51:54 Third period No scoring
Dennis Endras (23 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Andreas Jenike (39 saves / 43 shots)
22 March Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers 4–3 OT Adler Mannheim Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Brandon Segal – 31:57 Second period 27:45 – Matthias Plachta (PP)
34:49 – Mark Katic (PP)
Daniel Weiss (PP) – 53:03
Patrick Reimer – 56:27
Third period 59:32 – Andrew Desjardins (EA)
Patrick Reimer – 65:09 First overtime period No scoring
Niklas Treutle (41 saves / 44 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (23 saves / 27 shots)
24 March Adler Mannheim 7–4 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Garrett Festerling (PP2) – 11:53
Ben Smith (PP) – 19:12
First period 12:51 – Chad Bassen (PP)
19:52 – Patrick Reimer (PP)
Chad Kolarik – 29:36
Markus Eisenschmid – 38:34
Second period 29:14 – Patrick Reimer
David Wolf (PP) – 42:05
Denis Reul (EA) – 45:08
Mark Katic (EN) – 58:06
Third period 50:31 – Eric Stephan
Dennis Endras (17 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Niklas Treutle (32 saves / 39 shots)
Mannheim won series 4–1


EHC Red Bull München vs. Eisbären BerlinEdit

13 March EHC Red Bull München 3–2 OT Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Frank Mauer – 45:36
Justin Shugg – 54:26
Third period 44:53 – Sean Backman
47:05 – Brendan Ranford
Justin Shugg (PP) – 70:08 First overtime period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (28 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Poulin (46 saves / 49 shots)
15 March Eisbären Berlin 4–0 EHC Red Bull München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
Sean Backman (PP) – 08:11
Austin Ortega – 16:11
First period No scoring
Brendan Ranford (PP) – 25:04
Sean Backman – 26:20
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Kevin Poulin (40 saves / 40 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (23 saves / 27 shots)
17 March EHC Red Bull München 4–1 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Keith Aulie – 05:09 First period No scoring
Yasin Ehliz (SH) – 23:09
Patrick Hager (PP) – 30:52
Second period 33:38 – Sean Backman (PP)
Frank Mauer – 49:23 Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (24 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Poulin (29 saves / 33 shots)
22 March Eisbären Berlin 2–5 EHC Red Bull München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
No scoring First period 00:28 – Justin Shugg
17:39 – Daryl Boyle
No scoring Second period 33:37 – Frank Mauer
39:43 – Derek Joslin
James Sheppard – 51:17
André Rankel – 58:36
Third period 49:10 – Yasin Ehliz
Kevin Poulin (24 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (32 saves / 34 shots)
24 March EHC Red Bull München 0–3 Eisbären Berlin Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 11:35 – Jamie MacQueen (PP)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 48:16 – Austin Ortega
48:53 – Austin Ortega
Danny aus den Birken (22 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Kevin Poulin (29 saves / 29 shots)
29 March Eisbären Berlin 3–4 EHC Red Bull München Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin Recap  
James Sheppard (PP) – 08:33 First period 05:27 – Maximilian Kastner
13:25 – Mads Christensen
16:53 – Michael Wolf (PP2)
17:40 – Justin Shugg (PP)
Marcel Noebels – 29:19
Jamie MacQueen (PP) – 33:46
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Kevin Poulin (24 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (22 saves / 25 shots)
Munich won series 4–2


Augsburger Panther vs. Düsseldorfer EGEdit

12 March Augsburger Panther 7–1 Düsseldorfer EG Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
Matthew White – 10:47 First period No scoring
Patrick McNeill – 25:38 (PP)
Daniel Schmölz – 32:08
Second period No scoring
Matthew White – 44:23
Simon Sezemsky – 49:05
Scott Valentine – 52:35
Simon Sezemsky – 55:59
Third period 53:29 – Alexander Barta
Olivier Roy (22 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Mathias Niederberger (29 saves / 36 shots)
15 March Düsseldorfer EG 4–1 Augsburger Panther ISS Dome, Düsseldorf Recap  
Jaedon Descheneau – 07:52
Manuel Strodel – 12:18
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Jaedon Descheneau (EA) – 47:09
John Henrion (EN) – 59:37
Third period 48:56 – Braden Lamb (PP2)
Mathias Niederberger (19 saves / 20 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (29 saves / 33 shots)
17 March Augsburger Panther 3–4 Düsseldorfer EG Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
Simon Sezemsky (PP) – 01:00 First period 01:35 – Jaedon Descheneau
12:37 – Patrick Buzas
18:10 – Braden Pimm (PP)
Matthew White – 27:38
Drew LeBlanc (SH) – 30:54
Second period 37:18 – Philip Gogulla
No scoring Third period No scoring
Olivier Roy (16 saves / 20 shots) Goalie stats Mathias Niederberger (33 saves / 36 shots)
22 March Düsseldorfer EG 1–2 Augsburger Panther ISS Dome, Düsseldorf Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Ryan McKiernan (PP) – 35:04 Second period 21:50 – Patrick McNeill
22:49 – David Stieler
No scoring Third period No scoring
Mathias Niederberger (16 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (21 saves / 22 shots)
24 March Augsburger Panther 4–3 OT Düsseldorfer EG Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
No scoring First period 18:39 – Ryan McKiernan
Matt Fraser (PP) – 21:08 Second period 35:53 – Marco Nowak (PP)
36:45 – Alexander Barta
Jaroslav Hafenrichter – 42:47
David Stieler (EA) – 59:14
Third period No scoring
Thomas Holzmann – 61:32 First overtime period No scoring
Olivier Roy (23 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Mathias Niederberger (25 saves / 29 shots)
29 March Düsseldorfer EG 4–3 OT Augsburger Panther ISS Dome, Düsseldorf Recap  
No scoring First period 05:03 – Matt Fraser (PP)
06:06 – Drew LeBlanc (SH)
Jaedon Descheneau – 31:32 Second period 35:33 – Braden Lamb (PP)
Alexander Barta – 49:53
Kevin Marshall (EA) – 59:08
Third period No scoring
Jaedon Descheneau – 60:36 First overtime period No scoring
Mathias Niederberger (16 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (28 saves / 32 shots)
31 March Augsburger Panther 2–1 Düsseldorfer EG Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
Daniel Schmölz – 18:46 First period 13:52 – Braden Pimm (PP)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Andrew LeBlanc – 43:20 Third period No scoring
Olivier Roy (17 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Mathias Niederberger (31 saves / 33 shots)
Augsburg won series 4–3


Kölner Haie vs. ERC IngolstadtEdit

12 March Kölner Haie 2–6 ERC Ingolstadt Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period 12:34 – Brandon Mashinter (PP)
16:25 – David Elsner
Jason Akeson – 29:14
Jason Akeson (PP) – 30:17
Second period 23:29 – Joachim Ramoser
No scoring Third period 42:55 – Thomas Greilinger (PP)
46:58 – Ryan Garbutt
51:00 – Jerry D'Amigo
Gustaf Wesslau (27 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Jochen Reimer (27 saves / 29 shots)
15 March ERC Ingolstadt 4–3 OT Kölner Haie Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
David Elsner – 17:53 First period 13:40 – Simon Després (PP)
Brandon Mashinter (PP) – 29:46 Second period 20:18 – Frederik Tiffels
Maury Edwards – 47:35 Third period 58:52 – Austin Madaisky (EA)
Thomas Greilinger – 67:12 First overtime period No scoring
Jochen Reimer (34 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (30 saves / 34 shots)
17 March Kölner Haie 3–2 OT ERC Ingolstadt Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Sebastian Uvira – 30:37
Rok Tičar – 36:02
Second period 29:23 – David Elsner
No scoring Third period 43:07 – Jerry D'Amigo (PP)
Ryan Jones – 62:56 First overtime period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (23 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Jochen Reimer (26 saves / 29 shots)
22 March ERC Ingolstadt 3–2 OT Kölner Haie Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
Tim Wohlgemuth – 03:00 First period No scoring
Brett Olson (PP) – 34:29 Second period 32:39 – Colby Genoway (PP)
No scoring Third period 54:11 – Alexander Oblinger
Brandon Mashinter – 63:26 First overtime period No scoring
Jochen Reimer (51 saves / 53 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (25 saves / 28 shots)
24 March Kölner Haie 4–2 ERC Ingolstadt Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
Fabio Pfohl – 17:20 First period 03:34 – Darin Olver
Mike Zalewski – 22:40 Second period 23:27 – Tim Wohlgemuth
Frederik Tiffels – 44:49
Jason Akeson (EN) – 59:24
Third period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (18 saves / 20 shots) Goalie stats Jochen Reimer (24 saves / 28 shots)
29 March ERC Ingolstadt 2–5 Kölner Haie Saturn Arena, Ingolstadt Recap  
No scoring First period 04:15 – Alexander Oblinger
11:00 – Felix Schütz (PP)
13:01 – Felix Schütz (PP)
Benedikt Kohl – 26:38
Brett Olson (PP) – 33:07
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 54:01 – Felix Schütz
58:23 – Jason Akeson (EN)
Jochen Reimer (22 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (34 saves / 36 shots)
31 March Kölner Haie 3–2 ERC Ingolstadt Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
Ryan Jones – 03:59 First period No scoring
Ryan Jones (PP) – 37:22 Second period 25:49– Brandon Mashinter (PP)
Frederik Tiffels – 55:57 Third period 58:59 – Mike Collins (EA)
Gustaf Wesslau (25 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Timo Pielmeier (20 saves / 23 shots)
Köln won series 4–3


SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals were played between 2 and 16 April 2019 in a best-of-seven mode.

Adler Mannheim vs. Kölner HaieEdit

2 April Adler Mannheim 1–0 Kölner Haie SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Ben Smith – 32:08 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Dennis Endras (20 saves / 20 shots) Goalie stats Hannibal Weitzmann (21 saves / 22 shots)
5 April Kölner Haie 1–4 Adler Mannheim Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period 08:28 – Markus Eisenschmid (PP)
No scoring Second period 22:37 – Chad Kolarik
34:55 – Andrew Desjardins (PP)
Ben Hanowski – 45:21 Third period 55:23 – David Wolf
Hannibal Weitzmann (23 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (19 saves / 20 shots)
7 April Adler Mannheim 4–0 Kölner Haie SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Mark Katic – 28:37 Second period No scoring
Matthias Plachta (PP) – 41:23
Andrew Desjardins – 50:17
Luke Adam – 53:14
Third period No scoring
Dennis Endras (16 saves / 16 shots) Goalie stats Gustaf Wesslau (22 saves / 26 shots)
9 April Kölner Haie 2–4 Adler Mannheim Lanxess Arena, Cologne Recap  
No scoring First period 10:46 – Luke Adam
No scoring Second period 27:25 – Andrew Desjardins (PP)
27:59 – Garrett Festerling (PP)
31:25 – Ben Smith
Pascal Zerressen – 44:43
Frederik Tiffels (PP) – 53:24
Third period No scoring
Gustaf Wesslau (17 saves / 21 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (19 saves / 21 shots)
Mannheim won series 4–0


EHC Red Bull München vs. Augsburger PantherEdit

3 April EHC Red Bull München 2–1 3OT Augsburger Panther Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Mark Voakes (PP) – 53:58 Third period 54:52 – Braden Lamb (PP)
Mark Voakes – 101:12 Third overtime period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (36 saves / 37 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (51 saves / 53 shots)
5 April Augsburger Panther 4–3 EHC Red Bull München Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
Matt Fraser – 16:22 First period 17:21 – Mark Voakes
Matthew White – 25:01 Second period 21:41 – John Mitchell
Andrew LeBlanc – 41:45
Andrew LeBlanc (PP) – 59:34
Third period 47:33 – John Mitchell
Olivier Roy (38 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (25 saves / 29 shots)
7 April EHC Red Bull München 1–2 3OT Augsburger Panther Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 09:42 – James Arniel
John Mitchell (PP) – 32:24 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring Third overtime period 103:34 – Braden Lamb
Danny aus den Birken (48 saves / 50 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (70 saves / 71 shots)
10 April Augsburger Panther 1–2 EHC Red Bull München Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
No scoring First period 02:03 – Derek Joslin (PP)
No scoring Second period No scoring
David Stieler – 45:47 Third period 44:05 – Derek Joslin
Olivier Roy (25 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (23 saves / 24 shots)
12 April EHC Red Bull München 1–0 Augsburger Panther Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Trevor Parkes (PP) – 34:09 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (20 saves / 20 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (31 saves / 32 shots)
14 April Augsburger Panther 2–0 EHC Red Bull München Curt Frenzel Stadium, Augsburg Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Adam Payerl (PP) – 39:56 Second period No scoring
Adam Payerl (EN) – 59:54 Third period No scoring
Olivier Roy (33 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (28 saves / 30 shots)
16 April EHC Red Bull München 2–0 Augsburger Panther Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
Mads Christensen – 15:31 First period No scoring
Patrick Hager – 25:33 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Danny aus den Birken (22 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Olivier Roy (31 saves / 33 shots)
Munich won series 4–3


FinalEdit

The final was played between 18 and 30 April 2019 in a best-of-seven mode.


18 April Adler Mannheim 1–2 EHC Red Bull München SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Ben Smith (PP) – 24:00 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 47:14 – Matt Stajan (SH)
No scoring overtime period 78:21 – Frank Mauer
Dennis Endras (26 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (40 saves / 41 shots)
20 April EHC Red Bull München 0–3 Adler Mannheim Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period 01:21 – Chad Kolarik
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 43:33 – Markus Eisenschmid (PP)
56:11 – Ben Smith (SH, EN)
Danny aus den Birken (16 saves / 19 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (23 saves / 23 shots)
22 April Adler Mannheim 4–1 EHC Red Bull München SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Matthias Plachta – 00:05
Andrew Desjardins (PP2) – 06:54
First period No scoring
Andrew Desjardins – 25:24 Second period 30:22 – Patrick Hager (PP)
Tommi Huhtala – 55:32 Third period No scoring
Dennis Endras (15 saves / 16 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (21 saves / 25 shots)
24 April EHC Red Bull München 0–4 Adler Mannheim Olympia Eishalle, Munich Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 23:52 – Cody Lampl
24:36 – Ben Smith
25:58 – Phil Hungerecker
No scoring Third period 41:32 – Matthias Plachta
Danny aus den Birken (21 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Dennis Endras (20 saves / 20 shots)
26 April Adler Mannheim 5–4 OT EHC Red Bull München SAP Arena, Mannheim Recap  
Marcel Goc – 05:37
Cody Lampl – 11:48
First period No scoring
Matthias Plachta – 23:01
Tommi Huhtala – 30:09
Second period 25:17 – Trevor Parkes (PP)
38:27 – Andreas Eder
No scoring Third period 45:42 – Patrick Hager (PP)
47:29 – Yasin Ehliz
Thomas Larkin – 73:37 First overtime period No scoring
Dennis Endras (20 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Danny aus den Birken (34 saves / 38 shots)
Mannheim won series 4–1


StatisticsEdit

Scoring leadersEdit

List shows the top skaters sorted by points, then goals.

Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM POS
Jeremy Williams 52 30 27 57 +13 22 F
Jon Matsumoto 52 22 34 56 +1 18 F
Daniel Pietta 52 15 38 53 +8 24 F
Jacob Berglund 51 32 20 52 +4 46 F
Michael Connolly 52 15 37 52 +14 36 F
Chad Costello 52 17 35 52 +3 20 F
Philip Gogulla 52 26 26 52 +5 18 F
Mark Zengerle 46 14 38 52 +7 24 F
Jaedon Descheneau 52 19 32 51 −5 30 F
Chad Nehring 49 16 33 49 +1 36 F

Leading goaltendersEdit

Only the top five goaltenders, based on save percentage, who have played at least 40% of their team's minutes, are included in this list.

Player TOI GA GAA SA Sv% SO
Mathias Niederberger 1976 72 2.19 1013 92.9 2
Danny aus den Birken 2099 67 1.91 907 92.6 5
Olivier Roy 2030 82 2.42 991 91.7 5
Kevin Poulin 2482 115 2.78 1351 91.5 4
Dustin Strahlmeier 2673 124 2.78 1437 91.4 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alle DEL-Clubs reichen Lizenzunterlagen ein". del.org. 25 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Alle 14 DEL-Clubs erhalten Lizenz für Jubiläumssaison". del.org. 29 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Adler krallen sich den DEL-Titel 2019". del.org. 26 April 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.del.org/news/red-bulls-goalie-danny-aus-den-birken-heimst-zwei-ehrungen-ein/9900

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