The defeated finalist of last year’s Jihlava succeeded in repeating the semifinal match when entering the season. Already in the 3rd minute Duklu was led by Vítězslav Brož, at the end of the second period Filip Seman prevailed in the power play and 73 seconds before the end during the power play of the guests, Tomáš Havránek scored into an empty goal. Russian goalkeeper Maxim Zhukov needed only 12 hits to zero.
It was also the first duel for the Wallachians, because on Saturday their home match with Kadaní was postponed due to symptoms of flu in the guests’ team and will be completed on Sunday, September 19.
Although Slavia lost in Frýdek-Místek from the 8th minute after the goal of the Polish forward Filip Komorský, Filip Vlček answered in 69 seconds and after exactly 11 minutes of play Tomáš Knotek provided the Prague team with a lead.
WIN! Today was more of a drama than last time, but we have three more points! Five different players, Tomáš, made their mark in Frýdek #KNOTEK he scored two Canadian points and after two rounds he already has 8 on his account. #FRMvSLA 3:5 pic.twitter.com/eQqCLuNZi8
– HC Slavia Prague (@HCSlavia) September 15, 2021
In the second period, the defender Daniel Krejčí increased the numerical advantage and in the middle of the match another back Matyáš Zelingr prevailed for Slavia. At the end of the second part, Komorski corrected the situation again and in the 54th minute, the home team was contacted by Ondrej Šedivý. However, Jiří Doležal insured Slavia’s win nine seconds before the end in an empty goal.
After the debacle in Prague at Slavia 4:10, Havířov and Třebíčí held a goalless state until the 27th minute, when after Micheek’s end, David Michálek alone gave Horácká Slavia a lead. Michal Vodný, Martin Dočekal and Václav Krliš were among the shooters in the third period. Goalkeeper Pavel Jekel kept a clean sheet thanks to 21 successful interventions.
Vrchlabí in Kolín lost the lead 3: 1 and 4: 3, but in the end they won 5: 4 after separate raids. Patrik Urban took the lead in the 7th minute in a power play, Dominik Zumr quickly leveled the lead for Kozla, but Tomáš Kaut and Martin Heřman scored in the second period for Vrchlabí, who took advantage of the numerical advantage.
Kolín also used two power games and Lukáš Krejčík equalized with Zdeněk Král. At 57:30 Vrchlabí, Urban returned the lead from the penalty shootout, but six seconds before the end of the third period, Štěpán Matějček forced the setting. In the shootout, Tomáš Zeman was the only one in the seventh series.
The victory of Litoměřice over Benátky nad Jizerou 3: 1 was scored by two goals by the Finnish striker Riku Sihvonen. The summer reinforcement of the Stadium from Sanok, Poland, after 50 seconds of the second period, opened the score and increased to 2: 0 in the 25th minute. In 26:18, Přemysl Svoboda added a third goal for the guests. The home team celebrated at least the first goal of the season in the 46th minute, which was scored by David Aubrecht, but they remained without a point.
Sumperk won over Přerov 2: 1, in the 18th minute he was already leading 2: 0. Petr Kratochvíl followed Denis Kindl’s goal in his own weakening from the middle of the introductory part. Jan Süss scored for Zubry in the 55th minute in an overpowering game.
Poruba won in Kadan 3: 1, in the middle of the match she already had a three-goal lead. Michal Houdek was the first in Ostrava in the 17th minute, Jakub Husa scored another goal in the second period and then Petr Stloukal scored. Only the Slovenian back Luka Zorko signed for Trhač among the shooters in the third period.
Forty-two-year-old defender Jan Novák, who was captain of Slavia for the past four seasons, scored his first goal in Sokolov’s jersey, and after the end of his engagement in Eden, the extra-league champion from 2003 and 2008 extended his career. And in Ústí nad Labem he established himself twice. He first scored in the 32nd minute in a classic power play and in 131 seconds also in the advantage of five against three.
In the 36th minute, his former teammate from Slavia Jiří Drtina reduced, but even before the break, Vít Jiskra made his mark and in the 44th minute Jaromír Kverka adjusted to 4: 1. Thanks to Michal Trávníček and Ondřej Bláh, Slovan reduced the difference in goal, but did not reach the first point of the season.
|2nd round of the first hockey Chance League:|
|Benatky nad Jizerou – Litomerice 1: 3 (0: 0, 0: 3, 1: 0)|
|Goals: 46. Aubrecht – 21. a 25. Sihvonen, 27. P. Svoboda. Judges: Wagner, Zavřel – Bosák, Podrazil. Exclusion: 5: 6. Utilization: 0: 1. Attendance: 223.|
|Jihlava – Vsetin 3: 0 (1: 0, 1: 0, 1: 0)|
|Goals: 3. Vítězslav Brož, 39. F. Seman, 59. T. Havránek. Judges: Czech Republic, Ondracek – Polak, Vasicek. Exclusion: 5: 6. Utilization: 1: 0. Attendance: 1118.|
|Havirov – Trebic 0: 4 (0: 0, 0: 1, 0: 3)|
|Goals: 27. D. Michálek, 47. Vodný, 50. Dočekal, 59. Krliš. Judges: Koziol, Micka – Gančarčík, Hranoš. Exclusion: 5: 4. No use. Attendance: 613.|
|Sumperk – Prerov 2: 1 (2: 0, 0: 0, 0: 1)|
|Goals: 10. D. Kindl, 18. Kratochvil – 55. Süss. Judges: Čáp, Pilný – Komínek, Kučera. Exclusion: 4: 3. Utilization: 0: 1. In weakness: 1: 0. Attendance: 1078.|
|Kadaň – Poruba 1: 3 (0: 1, 0: 2, 1: 0)|
|Goals: 47. Zorko – 17. M. Houdek, 28. Husa, 31. Stloukal. Judges: Kostourek, Zubzanda – Kokrment, Štofa. Exclusion: 2: 4. No use. Attendance: 216.|
|Frýdek-Místek – Slavia Prague 3: 5 (1: 2, 1: 2, 1: 1)|
|Goals: 8. and 38. Komorski, 54. O. Šedivý – 9. F. Vlček, 11. T. Knotek, 26. Daniel Krejčí, 31. Zelingr, 60. J. Doležal. Judges: Cabák, Vrba – Konvička, Kráľ. Exclusion: 2: 5. Utilization: 2: 1. Attendance: 761.|
|Usti nad Labem – Sokolov 3: 4 (0: 0, 1: 3, 2: 1)|
|Goals: 36. J. Drtina, 44. Trávníček, 55. O. Bláha – 32. and 34. J. Novák, 38. Jiskra, 44. Kverka. Judges: Petružálek, Jaroš – Coubal, Jindra. Exclusion: 7: 6. Utilization: 0: 2. Attendance: 983.|
|Kolín – Vrchlabí 4: 5 by sam. raids (1: 1, 0: 2, 3: 1 – 0: 0)|
|Goals: 8. Zumr, 48. L. Krejčík, 58. Z. Král, 60. Matějček – 7. a 58. z tr. shooting P. Urban, 27. T. Kaut, 40. M. Heřman, decisive sam. raid by T. Zeman. Judges: Jechoutek, Bejček – Hnát, Beneš. Exclusion: 5: 7. Utilization: 2: 2. Attendance: 921.|