9/1/2018 Cranes fly high over Icebucks, Free Blades cut through Eagles

Cranes fly high over Icebucks The Nippon Paper Cranes continued their high flying home opening success with  a 6-1 thrashing of the Nikko Icebucks. For the Cranes it was their 11th home opening victory in 16 seasons and fourth win in five openers against the Icebucks. Sniper Hiroki Ueno started the scoring