Germany trembles more


The German ice hockey national team in the quarter-finals In a thrilling ice-hockey-crime, a Youngster scores the host Team of the best Eight in the world.

Cheers on the guide: With the 1:0 David Wolf laid the Foundation for the victory.

He is still playing for a US College, but he is the match winner for Deutschlandt: Frederik Tiffels hits in the penalty shootout, the German ice hockey national team at the home world Cup in the quarter-finals. The Team of NHL Star Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers won the nervous game against Latvia 4:3 (0:0, 2:1, 1:2, 0:0, 1:0) and solved the last Ticket to the knockout round.

“It was beautiful, a Horny Moment for the whole Team,” said Tiffels about his crucial goal, which he described as a Cologne in Lukas-Podolski-style: “I thought to myself at the end, just make it.” And he did, the Rest was cheering in the sold-out Cologne Arena.

Felix Schütz with Last-Minute goal

Mannheimer, David Wolf, and Dennis Seidenberg of the New York Islanders made a double strike within 28 seconds for the lead of the German. (32.) However, in the last third of Latvia is turned on and thus the match: Gunars Skvorcovs (39.), Janis Sprukts (49.) and Andris Dzerins (57.) met for the Latvians, who seemed to be in order. But this game was not running before 18.797 spectators: Sweden-legionary Felix Schütz made 32 seconds before the end of the acclaimed 3:3 compensation.

Nail-biter, and Bigpoint: Germany wrestles Latvia finally.

The young selection of the German ice hockey Federation (DEB), continued their series at home tournaments: For the eighth Time, the German team took part in a world Cup in their own country, for the eighth Time, she ended up among the first Eight. The opponent on Thursday is a real killer: Olympic champion and defending champion Canada. “This is a game, it’s all there”, said Tiffels optimistic.

“The team never give up”

Federal trainer Marco Sturm praised the morale of his team: “The win we will take, even if it is once very, very closely. Hats off, before the performance. The team has to never give up.” Because the Latvians during the Training had spies, whirled the Coach in the official match report sheet, the rows of a mess. On the ice quite a different format were. Draisaitl, who shone with brilliant passes, played with the be careful to get Patrick Reimer and Yasin Ehliz.

The Latvians seemed, in fact, a little confused, the German team got the better Start and looked like the winner of this game. But then the Latvian selection turned on with a power and led the DEB-Team to the brink of defeat. The penalty, the German participation in extended shooting at the home tournament.

jw/ww (sid/dpa)