The teams met twice this season. Klagenfurt won both of them, beating the Bears at home. The first match ended 2:4 while second played just a week ago ended 0:7.
Klagenfurt currently sits in 3rd place with 63 points.
Canadian winger Nick Petersen is in a great form this year with 44 points in 34 games. He also leads the team with 17 points. American Mitch Wahl is second with 28 points while Adam Comrie and Thomas Koch share third place with 26 points each.
In net, they rely on Lars Haugen who played 25 games and has 1.78 goals against average with 92.8% save percentage. David Madlener featured in 9 games with 3.12 goals against average and 89% save percentage.
Klagenfurt conceded least goals from all teams in the league with 80, scoring 105.
They are very efficient on their power play with 25.8% of them resulting in a goal, the Bears have 15% efficiency in that regard. On the penalty kill, they defend against 81.1% of them while the Bears defend 72%.
Both teams are top 2 in fair play. Klagenfurt having 9.1 penalty minutes a game while the Bears have 9.6.
The Bears will face a tough matchup in Klagenfurt but will look to prove themselves. Come on Bears!