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A Game to Set the Tone

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Somewhat of a deja vu from this time last year, Vienna were on top of the league after the (for the lack of a better name, really) pick round, with a wide open selection of their first round playoff opponent. Yet…

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Special Teams Prevail as Znojmo Win in Zagreb

ZAGREB – Medvescak had a golden opportunity to solidify their position in the top six when Znojmo came to town, but cursed by penalties, the Bears fell to the Eagles 4:3. The Czechs took advantage of their opportunities, while displaying…

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Medvescak Drop a Tight Contest in Vienna

VIENNA – The red, well, blue hot Bears rolled into Vienna looking to solidify their position in the top six which would give them a guaranteed spot in the playoffs, but playing against the league leading team never comes as…

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Znojmo Take Home Shootout Win From Vienna

VIENNA – It is the Eastern Derby in the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga, and on Friday night it was a game between the first placed team and the last placed team. In their last matchup of the regular season, the…

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New Year, New Bears?

ZAGREB – The Christmas markets in downtown Zagreb have been crowned as the best in Europe, having attracted tourists from all over the world to Croatia in all of December. What hasn’t been so joyful in the last month of the year…

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Graz Win in Vienna

VIENNA – With their youngest lineup ever, the Vienna Capitals fell short of reaching the 100 point margin as the Graz 99ers won the second to last game of the regular season. After 60 minutes of play, the score was…

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Klagenfurt Come Back to Beat Vienna in OT

VIENNA – Klagenfurt prevailed in the Albert Schultz Eishalle Sunday night, as they beat the Vienna Capitals 4:3 in overtime. Jamie Lundmark hit the back of the net for the win. The home team scored twice in the first period with…

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Capitals Drop Tough Matchup to Linz

VIENNA – The derby between the Vienna Capitals and the Black Wings Linz went to the visiting team, in a matchup that seemed very much like a playoff game. “We expected it to be a hard fought game,” said Capitals head coach…

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Goal Festival in Vienna Goes in Innsbruck’s Favor

VIENNA – Innsbruck hold on to win in Vienna by a score of 9:7 following a crazy 60 minutes of hockey. Innsbruck came back from a 3:1 deficit late in the second period, to build up a 8:4 lead in…

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Capitals Return Home to Face Innsbruck

VIENNA – It has been half a month since the Vienna Capitals faced off at home, with three road games and the national team break inbetween tomorrow’s game and their last home stand. The first match this season between the…