Slovan Bratislava continues dominance in Slovak Tipos Extraliga after fourth win in a row

2021-11-27 12:05:37 GMT2021-11-27 20:05:37(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BRATISLAVA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Amid the nation-wide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Slovakia, the ice hockey premiership Tipos Extraliga continued with its 20th round on Friday, although again with only four out of six scheduled fixtures able to be played.

Slovan Bratislava Hockey Club again stated its dominance, winning 5-0 over newcomers HC Grotto Presov, the fourth victory in a row, .

The most productive Tipos Extraliga player of the previous two seasons, Marcel Hascak, celebrated a great night after returning from a two-game absence due to injury, scoring three straight goals in the second period within 12 minutes and assisted on another.

Slovan's Canadian goalie Clint Windsor saved 30 shots on his first Extraliga shutout.

Also on Friday, HK Dukla Ingema Michalovce claimed its third consecutive victory, edging out HC '05 Banska Bystrica 3-1 and staying in the hunt for the top spot, just two points behind the league-leader Bratislava.

Defending champion HKM Zvolen stay close in third place, trailing Michalovce by a single point after nipping a 3-2 win over HC Nove Zamky, pushing the opponent to the last place in the standings.

In Friday's another matchup, tenth-ranked newcomer HK Spisska Nova Ves succumbed to MHK 32 Liptovsky Mikulas 4-3 after overtime. Enditem