The Fischtown Pinguins beat Starbulls Rosenheim 7-3 to win the Arena Cup. Jordan Owens led the offense for the Pinguins scoring a hat trick. In the consolation game, Rittner Buam beat Villach 2-0.
Cody Lampl continues his tour of Europe with the Fischtown Pinguins as the team is in Northern Italy to compete in the Arena Cup this weekend. Located in Ritten-Renon Italy, the tournament features the host team Rittner Buam (Serie A- Italy), VSV VIllach (EBEL-Austria), Starbulls Rosenheim (DEL2-Germany) and the Fischtown Pinguins (DEL2-Germany). European Hockey loves these type of mini tournaments during the pre-season. Lamps and the Pinguins open the weekend against the host Rittner Buam on Friday night. If they win, they advance to the final on Saturday night. A lose and they play in the consolation game. We'll keep you posted on how the team makes out.
For all our Colorado College fans, former Tiger Andrew Canzanello plays for VSV Villach.
First up in our feature on get to know European Hockey is the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga. Based primarily in Austria the league features 8 Austrian teams as well as 4 from neighboring countries such as the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy.