The Nippon Paper Cranes are not going down without a fight.
Facing elimination, and playing on Anyang Halla's home Ice, Yoshinori Iimura scored the game winner in overtime as the Nippon Paper Cranes defeated Anyang Halla 3-2. in game 6 of their best of 7 Asian Hockey League Semi Final Series. Paper Cranes goaltender Hisashi Ishikawa, stopped 38 Shots to earn the victory and force a Seventh and deciding game.
Game 7 goes Saturday March 7th at 5pm Korea time, 1am Edmonton Alberta time. The winner faces The Seibu Prince Rabbits for the Asian Hockey League Championship.