The Slovenian national team finishes off a successful men’s hockey season with a championship at the Euro Ice Hockey Challenge in Ljubljana.
To secure the tournament victory, Slovenia needed to come out on top the bronze medal team from Japan. Austria was breathing down their necks, the same way the two teams tend to do at the World Championships. Slovenia took down the mighty Austrians in the final game, grabbing two goals from French league forward Ken Ograjenšek. Previously, Slovenia grabbed a 3-0 shutout of Belarus on Friday, a game in which Robert Kristian made a whopping 46 saves to help his team win in outstanding fashion. The team began the tournament with an easy 3-1 victory over the Japanese, who’s only victory came against Belarus on Saturday.
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