For the first time since the introduction of the Alps Hockey League, the Zeller Eisbären are in the final. Namely in the Austrian championship after two clear victories against Bregenzerwald. Even better: Derby rivals Red Bull Juniors are waiting in the final. He turned his semi-final against Lustenau.
It only took 57 seconds before the 2,100 polar bear fans raised their hands for the first time. A worthy debut for the team led by the extremely strong Neubauer, who shone in the second leg of the semifinals of the Austrian Alps Hockey League championship against Bregenzerwald with a goal and an assist. With three goals within seven minutes, the Pinzgau team pulled away in the middle section and scored an unchallenged 5:3 over the rounds (first leg: 5:0). And are in the final for the first time since the league began. Returnee Kittinger summed it up: “We definitely deserve it. For me, the comeback couldn’t have gone any better.” “Now I’m really looking forward to the final.”Since the second part of the duel between Salzburg and Vorarlberg also went to Salzburg, there was a derby. Because the Young Bulls turned the away 2: 3 in Lustenau at home with a clear 6: 2, after five goals they were through in the middle third. Goalkeeper Simon Wolf saw a game in which the Bulls’ fountain of youth grew stronger and managed the lead in the end. “Now we’re looking forward to the final and it’s a derby against Zell am See too.” The Mozartstadt team have home advantage in the second leg on February 11th. Two days earlier, Treff eins climbed to the pinzgau for the crown.