A2 Playoffs 2012
HC Neumarkt Egna downs HC Gherdeina in overtime, 5-4 (OT)
The HC Neumarkt Egna Wild Goose's Federico Gilmozzi scored 18:45 into overtime to beat the HC Gherdeina Furie, 5-4 (OT).
Davide Stricker had two goals and one assist to lead HC Neumarkt Egna. Stricker scored the first of his two goals at 30 seconds into the second period to make the score 2-0 HC Neumarkt Egna. Gilmozzi assisted on the tally. Stricker's next tally made the score 4-3 HC Neumarkt Egna with 9:49 left in the third period. Michael Sullmann picked up the assist.
The Wild Goose capitalized on HC Gherdeina's penalties, netting three goals while skating with a man advantage.
Steve Pellettier also scored for HC Neumarkt Egna. In addition, HC Neumarkt Egna received assists from Eric Werner and Patrick Zambaldi, who each chipped in one and Flavio Faggioni and Michele Ciresa, who contributed two a piece.
The Furie were helped by Fabio Kostner, who had one goal. Kostner scored 11:21 into the third period to make the score 4-4. Derek Eastman provided the assist. HC Gherdeina additionally got points from Rupert Stampfer, who also racked up one goal and one assist. HC Gherdeina also got a goal from Kevin Senoner as well. More assists for HC Gherdeina came via James Schaafsma, who had three.
HC Neumarkt Egna's Martin Rizzi stopped 41 shots out of the 45 that he faced. The Wild Goose incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Florian Grossgasteiger made 35 saves for HC Gherdeina on 40 shots. The Furie incurred 24 minutes in penalty time with seven minors.