A2 Playoffs 2012
HC Neumarkt Egna falls to HC Gherdeina in overtime, 4-3 (OT)
Julian Mascarin gave the HC Gherdeina Furie a 4-3 (OT) victory over the HC Neumarkt Egna Wild Goose when he scored 8:30 into the extra period.
HC Gherdeina overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. The Furie fell behind 3-1 after a goal by HC Neumarkt Egna's Flavio Faggioni at 16:02 in the third period. HC Gherdeina tied things up at 3-3 on a goal by James Schaafsma at 17:12 in the third period.
Schaafsma was all over the ice for the Furie, as he tallied two goals and one assist in the win. Schaafsma scored the first of his two goals at 16:49 into the third period to make the score 3-2 HC Neumarkt Egna. Patrick Wallenberg assisted on the tally. Schaafsma's next tally made the score with 2:48 left in the third period. Wallenberg picked up the assist.
HC Gherdeina additionally got points from Rupert Stampfer, who also registered one goal and one assist.
The Wild Goose were helped by Eric Werner, who racked up one goal. Werner scored 7:19 into the third period to make the score 1-0 HC Neumarkt Egna. HC Neumarkt Egna also got points from Domenico Perna, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. More assists for HC Neumarkt Egna came via Federico Gilmozzi and Steve Pellettier, who each chipped in one.
Florian Grossgasteiger made 36 saves for HC Gherdeina on 39 shots. The Furie totaled 45 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 1-for-5 on the power play. HC Gherdeina ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Derek Eastman was ejected from the game. Martin Rizzi recorded 28 saves for HC Neumarkt Egna. The Wild Goose incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.