Mannheim (dpa) - The EHC Red Bull Munich has won the top game of the German Ice Hockey League, giving national player Yannic Seidenberg a victory in the anniversary game.
The championship leader prevailed on Tuesday evening in Seidenberg's 1000th DEL game with the chase Adler Mannheim 2-1 (0: 1, 0: 0, 2: 0) and built up the lead over Mannheim six games before the end of the regular round eleven points out. Borna Rendulic (3rd minute) scored for the eagles. Trevor Parkes (47.) after Seidenberg template and Chris Bourque (60.) turned the game in front of 13 305 spectators.
Jubilar Seidenberg was honored by DEL for his 1000th assignment before the game. The 36-year-old received a ring made of white gold and silver from the league. The name, shirt number 36 and 1000 are also engraved. After Mirko Lüdemann, Daniel Kreutzer, Niki Mondt, Patrick Köppchen and Sebastian Furchner, the Olympic runner-up is the sixth DEL professional in the 1000 group.
The Straubing Tigers secured third place with 90 points through a 4: 1 (1: 0, 1: 1, 2: 0) at the fifth Düsseldorf EC. The Eisbären Berlin can also plan with 82 points for the direct entry into the playoff quarter-finals. The fourth won 4-2 against Iserlohn Roosters (1-1, 2-0, 1-1).
The Nuremberg Ice Tigers have the best chances for the pre-playoffs. The Franks defeated the Augsburg Panther 5: 2 (1: 0, 1: 1, 3: 1) and have 67 points on the account. Augsburg has a 62-point lead of ten points over the Cologne Sharks, who are in eleventh place outside the playoff places.
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