Serie A 2015/2016
Fassa Falcons falls to Hafro SG Cortina after surprising comeback
Hafro SG Cortina climbed out of a two-goal hole to beat Fassa Falcons, 5-4.
Hafro SG Cortina never led in the game until netting the game winner. Hafro SG Cortina was down 4-2 after a goal by Fassa Falcons' Jesse Niinimäki at 10:59 in the second period. Hafro SG Cortina tied things up at 4-4 on a goal by Alexander Gellert at 16:19 in the second period. Hafro SG Cortina scored the game winner at 19:46 in the second period on a goal by Gellert.
Hafro SG Cortina got the win with help from a great game by Brett Sonne, who had one goal and two assists.
Hafro SG Cortina found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. Hafro SG Cortina has scored at the pace of 2.4 goals per game during the current campaign.
Hafro SG Cortina additionally got points from Angelo Esposito, who also finished with one goal and two assists, Stefano Momesso, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Gellert, who also tallied one goal and two assists. Hafro SG Cortina also got a goal from Peter Wunderer as well. More assists for Hafro SG Cortina came via Francesco Adami, who had one and Richard Crowley, who had two.
Fassa Falcons was helped by Jari Monferone, who had one goal. Monferone scored 57 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Fassa Falcons. Michele Marchetti assisted on the tally. Fassa Falcons also got points from Niinimäki, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Fassa Falcons also had goals scored by Daniele Veggiato and Jason Lawrens Lepine, who each put in one. In addition, Fassa Falcons received assists from Marton Vas, who had one and Luca Felicetti and Michael Jouko Vaskivuo, who each chipped in two.
Martino Valle Da Rin made 26 saves for Hafro SG Cortina on 30 shots. Hafro SG Cortina ended with no penalties and went 2-for-7 on the power play. Fassa Falcons' Thomas Tragust stopped 25 shots out of the 30 that he faced. Fassa Falcons incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors and had no power play opportunities.