German Second-Tier Hockey Club Hannover Indians File For Bankruptcy
German second-tier hockey club EC Hannover Indians Managing Dir Dirk Wroblewski said that the team "will file for bankruptcy immediately" as it is unable to pay its bills, according to the DPA. The result of this revelation "will be relegation from the league." Whether the team of head coach Christian Künast will finish the current season or not lays with the administrator. The club's financial troubles have become so severe that team officials "called for a merger with German Hockey League (DEL) club Hannover Scorpions or a move to the TUI-Arena." Wroblewski said after many talks both ideas "didn't prove to be real alternatives" (DPA, 2/27).