Kaunas Hockey beat the Hockey Punks 3-1 with three goals from Kumeliauskas.
In the Lithuanian league today came to the meeting between the hockey punks and Kausas Hockey. The Punks made for a surprise in the last game, they won against league leaders Energija with 5-2…
In the Pramogue Arena, the punks were very ambitious against the favorites, but were caught 1-0 by Donatas Kumeliauskas (11.). They did not let themselves be frustrated and just six minutes later Kudrevicius scored the equalizer to 1-1 (16.). Both teams each had a power play in the first period, there were no goals.
There followed a balanced middle period in which the Punks found three (!) Power-play opportunities, but the Kaunas defensive survived these sticky situations without conceding. So it was even after 40 minutes a draw.
There were minutes played in the final section, as Kaunas had a power play. This took advantage of the guests and Kumeliauskas scored after a pass from Nikulin to 2-1 (47.). The Punks pressed for the draw but with a skillful tactic Kaunas left no great opportunities. After a time-out of the Punks went Goalie Baltrunas from the ice, with a sixth fielder still to achieve the draw. Kaunas was more consistent in this situation and Kumeliauskas sealed with an empty net goal – his third goal in this game – the 3-1 for Kaunas and the defeat of the Hockey Punks Vilnius (60.).
Hockey Punks Vilnius vs Kaunas Hockey 1-3 (1-1, 0-0, 0-2)