Game Date: Saturday 28th April, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Ice vs Perth Thunder
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the first game of the year between the Perth Thunder and the Melbourne Ice. Last season, Melbourne Ice lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The Perth Thunder last played on Sunday 27th August, 2017 in Perth against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Perth Thunder winning 12 – 1. Jordan Kyros scored 3 goals, and Shaun Tobin scored 2 goals and 2 assists in the victory. Benjamin Breault scored the game winning goal at 11.01 of the 1st period, assisted by Christian Ouellet.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Saturday 21st April, 2018 in Melbourne against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Melbourne Ice winning 8 – 0. Dillon Lawrence scored 3 goals and 2 assists, and Cassian Delsar scored 2 goals and 2 assists in the victory. Dillon Lawrence scored the game winning goal at 9.28 of the 1st period, assisted by Dylan Anderson and Robert Clark.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-W-W-W-W||Last Five Games||W-W-W-W-W|
|0 / 2 (0%)||Power Play||0 / 0 (0%)|
|0 / 4 (100%)||Penalty Kill||0 / 0 (100%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE AND THUNDER
Sunday 18th June, 2017 at O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
Melbourne Ice: Christopher Wong 2G for 2pts. Viktor Gibbs Sjödin 1G for 1pt. Thomas Powell 1A for 1pt. Joseph Hughes 1A for 1pt. Austin McKenzie 1A for 1pt. Sebastian Ottosson 1A for 1pt. Niklas Dalhberg 1A for 1pt. Jeremy Brown 1A for 1pt.
Perth Thunder: Jessyko Bernard 2G 2A for 4pts. Benjamin Breault 1G 2A for 3pts. Christian Ouellet 1G 2A for 3pts. Jordan Kyros 1G for 1pt. Per Daniel Göransson 1A for 1pt. Jonathon Bremner 1A for 1pt. Robert Bird 1A for 1pt. Andrew Cox 1A for 1pt.
Peter Di Salvo (W) 30 saves on 33 shots (0.909 SV%)
Jaden Pine-Murphy (L) 15 saves on 20 shots (0.750 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|12-5-3-4||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||5-12-4-3|
|5-4-1-2||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||4-5-2-1|
|96 / 69||Goals For / Goals Against||69 / 96|
|46 / 42||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||42 / 46|