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Caps try to return on the winning-street at home against Villach



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Freitag, 07.März 2014 - 7:48 - UPC Vienna Capitals face EC VSV in the Quarter-finals, the first game is played on Friday in Vienna.

So far this season the Caps won 5 of 6 games against the Eagles. „When we play, like we did most of the season, we have a good chance to reach the next round. Villach is no Play-off-team, but certainly we are not allowed to underestimate our opponent. Especially of their two Topscorers John Hughes and Derek Ryan we have to take care of”, knows Forward Niki Hartl, who played last year in Villach.

Lately the Capitals had problems at home. After beating EC VSV at home twice in the middle of January the Caps lost four home-games in a row. Headcoach Tommy Samuelsson misses Dustin Sylvester

EC VSV had some problems with the UPC Vienna Capials this season, won just one of six games. Gerhard Unterluggauer and Company traveled already today to Vienna. “There is a rivalry between the clubs. Vienna is the favorite, but we also have our chances. We must play good defense, be disciplined and do the little things right”, said defender Mario Altmann.

The Caps miss forward Markus Peintner.

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