Hockey: Zlín one step away from league title

Zlín beat Kometa Brno 4-1 in Czech hockey league finals in Brno on Monday night, and is leading Brno 3-0 in the best-of- seven series. Brno pushed hard for their first win but failed to convert all but one of its opportunities. The fourth game is scheduled for Tuesday night; if Zlín win, they will claim the league title for the first time in 10 years.