Rooted in Ice
Franken Stadium, Nuremberg – Ice hockey returns to its roots Saturday afternoon when the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) will play the inaugural Winter Game outdoors in the home of the Bundesliga soccer club 1.FC Nürnberg.
The Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers host the Berlin Polar Bear (Eisbären) in a league game that will have most than just three points at stake. The hope of the league is that a game with this stage will raise the awareness of the league in Europe.
Sport Eagle TV Preview – DEL Winter Game, Ice Tigers vs. Polar Bears
The Ice Tigers who play in the arena across the street will be hoping a win will get them closer to Berlin in the standings. Coming into the game, the Polar Bears sit in fifth place with 55 points, while Nuremberg are six points back in 7th place.
Face-off is at 16:30 CET.