After a short break where the Turkish Airlines Baltic Challenge Cup tournament took place in the capital, the National Hockey League continues. On November 14, the winners of the last season's Kaunas Hockey Championship will compete with the main challenger of the Hockey Punks Capital Entertainment Arena.
Chef Kaunas Hockey coach Aurimas Gutauskas told us before the trip to Vilnius that he had used training breaks in the championship: "It is interesting to watch legionaries and local players development – when we train together we can work fully during the training hours."
The coach was glad that on Wednesday on Vilnius ice can already see the scandalous Donatas Kumeliauskas: "We are all looking forward to his return, a professional and intelligent player with such training, fighting, the job is a pleasure."
Two honorary players from Kaunas Hockey, Vytautas Jagelavičius and David Streckis, defended Lithuania's honor at the international weekend tournament. Former attackers who previously played in the youth group, it was a debut in the national team, marked and the first goal in the Japanese team's door: "I was obviously tired, but it was very interesting and useful to play a whole different game." The striker also got the opportunity to evaluate the new Lithuanian team coach, Canadian Daniel Lacroix: "NHL level."
Last weekend in the capital tournament was presented a new year's new news – the Baltic League Cup, which will lead to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia clubs. "I think it will be a good championship, which will help raise the ice hockey level in Lithuania, sure A. Gutauskas.
Wednesday's event in Vilnius 'Entertainment Arena' begins at 20.15. Kaunas Hockey hopes that places for the team bench will traditionally be light green. In the capital, the upcoming cocaine campaign in the championship will be held on November 21st. Kaunas Hockey will meet with "Iron Wolf" in the entertainment arena.
On Saturday, December 1, at the house, on Kaunas isa "Baltų aiņi", Kaunas residents and "Iron Wolf" will be on Saturday.