Slovakia vs Czch Reublic
Shootout Slovakia vs Czech Republic 2 – 4
For the first time ever in ballhockey history, a shootout had to decide which team would move up to the final. This had become necessary as Slovakia and Czech Republic were all tied up after the round robin.
The Czech Republic won the coin toss and let Slovakia shoot first.
Matus Palocko the first shooter for Slovakia did not score. Jan Bilý then brought the Czech Republic ahead. Slovakia's second shooter Martin Obuch wasn't able to put the ball into the Czech net. Ondřej Palička did it better 2 to 0 for the Czech Republic. The pressure was big for Adrian Palak, but he handled it well, and brought his colors back. Third Shooter for the Czech Republic was Jaroslav Liška as his two teammates he put the ball into the net, 3 to 1 for the Czech Republic. Michal Sismic had to score to keep Slovakia in the game, and he did it. Michal Průcha had the first "match ball" for the Czech Republic and shot his colors into tomorrows' final.
10 am Austria vs Germany
12 pm Sloakia vs USA
2 pm Canada vs Czech Republic
Today our tournament received more Television coverage that it ever has here in Canada. We would like to thank the CBC, CBC Here and Now and all the Media that has seen the diversity and depth of our ISBHF Family. We would like to thank the programs who went on the CBC to tell them about there leagues they have back at home in Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Israel and Switzerland to mention a few. These CBC coast to coast pieces are great exposure for the game. And of our 10th Men's and 4th Women's world meeting of the ISBHF family.
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