Lions' ice hockey rivals narrow their lead

Berne players (right) make a pass difficult for Davos player, Marc Heberlein (left) Keystone

Davos and Ambri-Piotta have closed Zurich Lions' lead in the premier ice hockey division. After Saturday night's matches, the Lions are now three points clear of their second-placed rivals.

This content was published on November 4, 2000 minutes

The Lions lost their match against Lugano 2-4, meaning their five-point lead was diminished. Davos and Ambri, however, both won their matches and now hold 25 points in the overall league table.

Davos beat Berne 4-2 while the Ticinese side's match against Fribourg was more closely contested. Ambri ultimately won 4-3.

In other matches, Rapperswil scored a convincing victory over league stragglers, La Chaux-de-Fonds, winning 5-2. Kloten beat Chur 5-3 while Zug beat Langnau Tigers 5-3.

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