Starbulls Rosenheim rips Bietigheim Steelers, 6-2
Starbulls Rosenheim had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 6-2 win over Bietigheim Steelers.
After the loss made the series score 2-3 in the best of seven series, Bietigheim Steelers faces elimination next time out.
Starbulls Rosenheim was led by Tyler Mc Neely, who finished with one goal and one assist. Mc Neely scored 11:03 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Starbulls Rosenheim. Robin Weihager provided the assist.
Starbulls Rosenheim stifled Bietigheim Steelers' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Starbulls Rosenheim got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.
Starbulls Rosenheim additionally got points from Shawn Weller, who also tallied two goals and one assist and Josef Frank, who also registered one goal and two assists. Starbulls Rosenheim also had goals scored by Stephan Gottwald and Michael Rohner, who scored one goal each. More assists for Starbulls Rosenheim came via Norman (FL) Hauner, who had three and Robin Hanselko, Maximilian Hofbauer, Dominic Auger, and Kim Staal, who each chipped in one.
The defensemen of Bietigheim Steelers were also effective in Starbulls Rosenheim's zone, and came away with two goals.
Bietigheim Steelers was helped by Marco Schütz, who grabbed two goals. Schütz scored the first of his two goals at 9:45 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Starbulls Rosenheim. Chris St.Jacques picked up the assist. Schütz's next tally made the score 5-2 Starbulls Rosenheim with 14:49 left in the third period. St.Jacques provided the assist. Other players who recorded assists for Bietigheim Steelers were Robin Just, who had one.
Starbulls Rosenheim incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors. Bietigheim Steelers incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors.