Slovan Bratislava, HK Poprad take a 2-0 lead in Slovak ice hockey playoff series

2021-04-02 01:05:26 GMT2021-04-02 09:05:26(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BRATISLAVA, April 2 (Xinhua) -- HC Slovan Bratislava and HK Poprad took a 2-0 lead in their respective series in the Slovak Tipos Extraliga playoff quarterfinals on Thursday.

Two goals in the second and two goals in the third period turned the game around and Bratislava celebrated a 4-1 victory in the end, with Tomas Matousek leading the pack with two goals.

HK Poprad also had to rally, even twice, as HC 07 Detva first took a 1-0 lead and then a 3-2 lead, but both times the home team managed to answer the visitors' effort to tie the series. Poprad's 32-year-old forward David Skokan scored his team's first and also last goal to lead the scoring department and provide the 4-3 victory late in the second period. Enditem