René Corbet notched the game-winning goal with 7:06 left to lift the Mannheim Adler
to a lucky 3-2 (0-0, 2-1, 1-1) road win over the Hannover Scorpions
. Mannheim has won four straight games. The game was tight until the end. Hanover twice erased a one-goal deficit. Fredrik Öberg and Patrik Augusta each had a goal and an assist for the Scorpions. Steve Kelly (short-handed) and Andy Delmore tallied for the Adler.
Marco Sturm led the way with a goal and an assist as ERC Ingolstadt
handed the Krefeld Pinguine
their third straight loss, winning 3-1 (2-0, 1-0, 0-1) at home. Martin Jiranek scored from the slot to give Ingolstadt the lead on a power-play goal 5:48 into the contest. Günther Oswald doubled the lead to 2-0 with 1:25 left in the opening frame. Marco Sturm's fifth goal of the season put the game out of reach late in the second period. He scored on a short-handed odd-man rush with Glen Goodall and Jakub Ficenec. A power-play tally from Krefeld's Alexander Selivanov spoiled Jimmy Waite's shutout bid with 9:53 to go.
ERCI defenseman Chris Armstrong left the game after twenty minutes with a knee injury. He will undergo further examination.
Defenseman Stephané Julien scored on the power-play and also assisted on Eduard Lewandowski's game-winner at 12:33 of the second period as the Kölner Haie
edged the Iserlohn Roosters
2-1 (0-0, 2-0, 0-1) at home. Martin Knold tallied Iserlohn's lone goal at the start of the third period. He converted a feed from Mike York on the power-play to dash Chris Rogles' hopes for a shutout.