Tatar was at Slovan, waiting for Vitkoviceam more

BRATISLAVA. Hockey player Slovan Bratislava did not run general for the new KHL, in the preparatory match with Vítkovice from the Czech extraliga lost 1: 2 after prolongation.

They were killing Johan Backlund when a Swedish goalie who has held his team in the game several times in the first minute of the game, kicked off the puck on the opponent’s hockey goal and Burger secured the victory.

“I was expecting more of Slovan, especially a more courageous assault,” said Tomas Tatar, Detroit Red Wings from the NHL, who watched the match.

Slovan grew stronger in the summer, with twelve new players coming. He played ten matches in the tournament, winning six.

With the exception of Banska Bystrica’s extralig (4: 1), however, none of the opponents missed more than three goals.Against Vítkoviciam, 4500 spectators paid off for a low shot performance.

“One goal is hard to win,” admitted Ivan Baranka, who came to Bratislava from Omska.

“We can not push in the offensive phase, it’s not just a matter of the attackers, we have a lot of reserves in the defense, and it was one of our worse performances on Thursday, with such a performance as Vítkoviciam. KHL did not succeed. ”

“But the preparatory fights still have nothing to imply – let’s just remember: Slovakia has won out of eight matches only once before returning to the silver medal before the 2012 world championships.”

Slovan has a clear goal ahead of the new season to move to the Gagarin Cup playoffs.Domestic missed a spark

Vítkovice with five Slovak players and led by Slovakian coach Petr Oremusom played boldly in Bratislava, from the second third they were a better team.

“I was expecting the home team to scramble to play faster, but the players were tired,” said Richard Stehlík, a prominent Slovak representative in the defense team, first “Home as if missing a spark, but they have a week to KHL and can play better after a break.”

The team from Bratislava plays the first match of the new KHL in Slovnaft Arena on September 4 with Medveschak Zagreb.