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
For the first time in their short history Sakhalin have been crowned the regular season champions.
Although this season was only 28 games, due to the participation of Korea in the Winter Olympics, Sakhalin looked comfortable all season. Starting the season off with 2 wins against the defending champions Halla, Sakhalin
Halla pick up wins on the road at Daemyung
Only two teams were in action this weekend. It was an all Korean affair as Anyang Halla made the trip not too far up the road to Incheon to faceoff against the Daemyung Killer Whales.
Having not played in the second game in
Eagles make the most of home advantage, Freeblades and Bucks rack up the goals Hachinohe, High1 pick up up their first sweep of the season.
Another weekend where 6 teams were in action, with Halla and Sakhalin sitting out this weekend.
Oji Eagles v Nippon Paper Cranes
The Eagles were home for the
Cranes and Halla split the difference, Eagles back on track against Daemyung, Freeblades stuck in a rut to the delight of the Bucks, Sakhalin back in the groove on home ice
All teams were in action this weekend with three games in Japan and one game in Sakhalin
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