And it’s gone…

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A good special team is important for almost every team in the National League A. Being efficient during the power play and staying solid during the box play is therefore one of the most important keys to success. But if the box play isn’t playing well, there need to be many more goals by the power play to compensate on this deficit. This is why we need to see the whole picture of both box play and power play, by checking on the combined ranking.… continue reading

Change for Geneva

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He has been coaching the the team in Geneva for 15 years, he has built up a lower division team to be a solid factor in the National League A. Chris McSorley has been an important figure for Genève Servette HC and can’t be removed from Servette. This mostly because he is owning the team and can decide over his own fate. We @swisshockeytrolls were wondering if he should think of making space for a new head coach for some change and a chance to win the NLA championship?… continue reading

Ending it in Lugano

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Geneva was looking to break the ice this year to win the Swiss championship for the first time in the teams history. After winning the Spengler cup twice in the past few years, Geneva is starting to find the winning end and is getting nearer to win their first championship title. Unfortunately not in this post season, as the team of Chris Mcsorley got knocked out by Doug Shedden, who has reached the final in the NLA for the first time.… continue reading

Easter holidays

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After Bern had qualified for the final, there were only two games left to be played on this easter monday. Geneva needed to continue the away curse in order to stay alive against Lugano and Kevin Schläpfer wanted to add the third win in the playout final against Langnau in front of the home crowd. We have summarized these two match up’s for you!

Home curse

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After the fourth away game victory last night in Lugano, the home advantage seems to be a disadvantage between Geneva and Lugano. After all games won by the home team during the regular season, between Lugano and Geneva, it is now completely different. Why has this changed for the home team in the playoffs? We have analysed the situation and can tell when the home team has an advantage in a playoff series.… continue reading

Shedden for final?

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The second playoff semi final will start tonight at 20.15 at les Vernets in Geneva, where the eagles from Geneva meet the team from Lugano. Geneva has ended the regular season on third place with nine points ahead of Lugano, who finished on fifth. Chris Mcsorley is aiming to win the Swiss championship for the first time for Geneva and will be motivated to win against Lugano, which gets coached by Doug Shedden, the former EV Zug coach.… continue reading

Game over

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Fribourg should have been motivated, after winning at home last Thursday with 3-0 to cut the lead of Geneva to a 3-1 advantage. The game 5 of this series was staged in Geneva and gave Servette the home advantage. Geneva-Fribourg was the only series that still wasn’t decided, after all other series had been ended last Thursday.

Fribourg was able to bring this pace into the game against Geneva in les Vernets and had the clear advantage in the starting phase of the game.… continue reading