Yertis Pavlodar, the Fischtown Pinguins, Angers Ducs and Neman Grodno will compete in the Continental Cup Super Final thanks to their performances during the Group D and Group E tournaments this weekend.
For Pavlodar, the club was able to finish Group D with a perfect 3-0 record. The Pinguins finished in a mere second place with five points, but it was good enough to defeat Ritten Sport in the end, who had just four points in three games. Pavlodar have been crowned the Kazakhstan Champions the past two seasons, the only two championships in the club’s history. Fischtown, who competes in the German DEL2 league, advanced to the tournament after a flawless Group B tournament a month ago, becoming one of three teams to move on from the second round to the tournaments this weekend.
In the Group E tournament, Angers Ducs and Neman Grondo were apart of a three way tie with the Belfast Giants with six points each. The winners would be decided by goal differential, and even though Belfast and Grondo each had a +2 GD, Neman Grondo would earn promotion due to having just four goals allowed in the three game tournament.
The winner of the super-final will have much to cheer about when it’s completed, as the victor, minus Fischtown who are ineligible due to competing in a second tier hockey league, will earn an automatic birth into the 2015-2016 Champions Hockey League tournament. The finals are set to be staged from January 9th-11th, 2015 in a city TBD.
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