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ICE HOCKEY: Goalposts wrongly fixed on ice in Steel Arena, but results remain valid

The goals at the Steel Arena in Košice were not installed on the ice properly during the first matches of the 2011 Ice Hockey World Championship, the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, May 3.

The goals at the Steel Arena in Košice were not installed on the ice properly during the first matches of the 2011 Ice Hockey World Championship, the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, May 3.

"The holes in the ice in which the goalposts were fixed were shifted three and seven centimetres off-centre respectively," the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced. According to the IIHF, the results of the matches in Košice remain valid, however. The goals have now been put in their proper places.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

For more information about the Ice Hockey World Championship in Slovakia see our Hockey Fan Guide.

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