AIK grab dramatic 4-3 win over Malmö

In the overtime win over Malmö, Oscar Lindberg scored a goal in the first period and assisted on two more.
In the overtime win over Malmö, Oscar Lindberg scored a goal in the first period and assisted on two more.

This battle between a formidable Skellefteå AIK and a determined Malmö, saw the home team twice rally to level the score to pin back AIK. However, the game took a dramatic turn in overtime, with Jonathan Johnson stepping into the spotlight.

Ishockey 5 februari 2024 10:55

In a thrilling encounter, Skellefteå AIK faced off against a resilient Malmö, resulting in a 4-3 victory for AIK in overtime. The game was a doozy as the dominant AIK, led by Oscar Lindberg's early goal, faced a spirited and durable Malmö team. Lindberg not only netted the opening goal but also assisted in two more during the extended play.

Despite AIK's initial power play and relentless offensive efforts, Malmö's goalie, Adam Werner, made a series of remarkable saves to keep the score at 1-0 after the first period. The guests continued their offensive prowess, with Max Lindholm scoring the second goal. Malmö responded swiftly, with Fredrik Händemark and an ensuing equalizer, forcing the game into a tense deadlock.

As the match progressed, AIK took the lead through Linus Lindström, but Malmö's Anton Wahlberg swiftly leveled the score. In the dying minutes, AIK appeared to secure a decisive goal from Rickard Hugg, only for video review to nullify it. The game reached its climax in overtime when Jonathan Johnson secured the victory for AIK, capitalizing on a power play advantage.

The win means AIK stay fourth in the SHL.

FAKTA

Malmö Redhawks – Skellefteå AIK 3–4 (0–1, 2–1, 1–1, 0–1)

Goals: 0–1 (08.58) Oscar Lindberg (Johnson, Pudas), spel fem mot fyra, 0–2 (30.24) Max Lindholm (Heikkinen, Lindberg), 1–2 (31.32) Fredrik Händemark (Persson, Pajuniemi), 2–2 (34.19) Lauri Pajuniemi (Lassen, Persson), 2–3 (41.33) Linus Lindström (Nilsson, A. Johnson), 3–3 (51.06) Anton Wahlberg, 3–4 (62.37) Jonathan Johnson (Pudas, Lindberg), spel fyra mot tre.

Shots: 19–37 (7–19, 6–9, 5–7, 1–2)

Penalty minutes: 4–6 (4–2, 0–4, 0–0, 2–0).

Referees: Mikael Holm, Linus Öhlund.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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