It really doesn't get any more unfortunate: Sebastian Schwarz will be absent from the Erding Gladiators for a few months.
Erding - Ice hockey Bayern league team Erding Gladiators offered a strong match on Friday evening in the friendly against the EHF Passau Black Hawks.
In the end, the upper division won 4: 3 goals (2: 2, 0: 0, 2: 1).
the upper hand.
However, the game was overshadowed by the serious injury of Erdings Sebastian Schwarz.
In a duel shortly before the end, his Achilles tendon was severed by a skate blade.
In addition to Lukas Miculka (hand injury), Erding was also missing keeper Christoph Schedlbauer (strain), but his deputies Thomas Mende and Patrick Mayer, who shared the game, held flawlessly.
Nevertheless, Mende had to reach behind him for the first time in the 5th minute after a shot from Anders Poulsen.
Michael Trox equalized with a skilful oblique shot through the schooner of former Erdinger goalkeeper Menno Bergmeister (7th).
A heavy slap shot from Lukas Brummer from close range made it 2-1 for Passau (11th), but Erdinger's answer came promptly when Mark Waldhausen pulled off the blue line and the puck hit 2-2 (14th).
In the second round the game got a little tougher, the first tangible argument had Erdings Lukas Krämmer and Fabio Frick, later there was a tussle when Alex Gantschnig had to go into the dressing room injured after a check in the gang. With a great parade, Mende had prevented the Passau lead against Michael Franz (31st).
But it fell 23 seconds after Manuel Malzer started again, and Jonas Franz made it 4-2 (54th). The Gladiators fought their way back into the game. Florian Zimmermann shortened to 3: 4 (58th), but suddenly the game was no longer important. With 90 seconds to go, defender Schwarz twisted slightly in a duel, and his opponent severed his Achilles tendon when he fell with his runner. 35-year-old Erdinger was taken to the hospital after first aid and operated on Saturday evening.