Last three defeats in a row, also a disappointing table space Five – Mannheim has responded and “after the disappointing performances in recent weeks, the consequences drawn and head coach Pavel Gross and assistant coach Mike Pellegrims leave with immediate effect,” the club justified the separation on his website.
“We are in a period of the season in which the play-offs are imminent and the team should be on the way to play their best ice hockey. Regrettably, the trend went into the wrong direction. Therefore, we came to the decision that the Team in the final strap and in the finals a new impulse, a fresh wind needed, “explained Club Chef Daniel Hopp.
Bill Stewart is now handling the team for the rest of the season, Marcel Goc and Jochen’s Hecht are ready as assistants. The 64-year-old Stewart, who was mastered with the Adlers 2001, leads his first training on Tuesday, on Wednesday is then his debut against tissue Krefeld Penguine.
Gross: Master, second and semi-final-out
Gross came together with Pellegrims 2018 to Mannheim, in his first season behind the eagle gang was championed Master. In the broken season 2019/20 the eagle stood on the 2nd place. 2020/21 came in the semifinals against the Ex-Club of Gross, the Grizzlys Wolfsburg, which.