Game Date: Saturday 28th April, 2018
Teams: Newcastle Northstars vs CBR Brave
Venue: Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
This will be the first game of the year between these two teams. Last season, CBR Brave lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The CBR Brave last played on Saturday 21st April, 2018 in Canberra against the Sydney Bears, with the CBR Brave winning 4 – 2. Trevor Gerling scored 1 goal and 3 assists, and Matthew Harvey scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Matthew Harvey scored the game winning goal at 15.19 of the 3rd period, assisted by Trevor Gerling.
The Newcastle Northstars last played on Saturday 21st April, 2018 in Sydney against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Newcastle Northstars losing 3 – 4 in a shootout. Zane Jones scored 1 goal and 2 assists, and Tomas Landa scored 1 goal in the loss. Nicholas Mizen stopped 31 of the 34 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.912 and a goals against average of 3.00.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|L-L-L-L-OTL||Last Five Games||W-W-L-L-W|
|2 / 8 (25%)||Power Play||2 / 5 (40%)|
|2 / 4 (50%)||Penalty Kill||0 / 3 (100%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN NORTHSTARS AND BRAVE
Saturday 19th August, 2017 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
Newcastle Northstars: Zane Jones 1G for 1pt. Mathew Lindsay 1A for 1pt. Robert Malloy 1A for 1pt.
CBR Brave: Geordie Wudrick 2G 2A for 4pts. Brian Bales 2G 1A for 3pts. Wehebe Darge 1G 1A for 2pts. Jan Safar 1G 1A for 2pts. Stephen Blunden 1G 1A for 2pts. Christopher McPhail 1G for 1pt. Matthew Harvey 2A for 2pts. Dominic Jalbert 2A for 2pts. Kai Miettinen 1A for 1pt. Bayley Kubara 1A for 1pt.
Aleksi Toivonen (W) 16 saves on 17 shots (0.941 SV%)
Nicholas Mizen (L) 11 saves on 14 shots (0.786 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|5-6-1-4||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||6-5-4-1|
|2-3-0-3||Head To Head At Hunter Ice Skating Stadium (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-2-3-0|
|58 / 58||Goals For / Goals Against||58 / 58|
|30 / 34||Goals For / Goals Against At Hunter Ice Skating Stadium||34 / 30|