German Mens Hockey Team
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In the Germany vs New Zealand men’s match, The German men edge out the Black Sticks men (4-3) in a shootout after being locked (3-3) in regulation time in their Pro League match.
Stephen Jenness and Nick Woods opened the score for Black Sticks before Germany’s Timm Herzbruch reduced the deficit at 2-1 ahead of half time.
Germany’s Timur Oruz equalised the score just 40 seconds after half time, but Sam Lane’s backhand strike gave the Black Sticks a 3-2 lead going into the final quarter.

Germany’s Tom Grambusch netted a late penalty corner to force a shoot-out before brother Mats Grambusch scored the decisive effort in the one-on-ones to take the shoot-out 4-3 and earn a valuable bonus point for the hosts.
Germany’s Timm Herzbruch, who was named Player of the Match said it was not easy playing against the Black Sticks.
“It was a very tough match, going down 0-2 but we got it to 2-2 which was fine, we were playing well and creating chances. We wanted to win the match in regular time, but of course we are happy with the shoot-out win.”

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