Game Date: Saturday 5th May, 2018
Teams: Sydney Ice Dogs vs Sydney Bears
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
This will be the first game of the year between these two teams. Last season, the series was tied last season at 2 wins apiece.
The Sydney Bears last played on Saturday 21st April, 2018 in Canberra against the CBR Brave, with the Sydney Bears losing 2 – 4. Anthony Barnes scored 1 goal, and Michael Haynes scored 1 goal in the loss. Aston Brookes stopped 19 of the 22 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.864 and a goals against average of 3.03.
The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Sunday 29th April, 2018 in Adelaide against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Sydney Ice Dogs winning 6 – 3. Geordie Wudrick scored 2 goals and 1 assist, and Todd Stephenson scored 2 goals and 1 assist in the victory. Todd Stephenson scored the game winning goal at 5.42 of the 2nd period, assisted by Nathan Chiarlittii and Geordie Wudrick.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-W-OTW-L-W||Last Five Games||W-OTW-W-W-L|
|4 / 12 (33.33%)||Power Play||0 / 3 (0%)|
|5 / 19 (73.68%)||Penalty Kill||2 / 5 (60%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE DOGS AND BEARS
Friday 4th August, 2017 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
|Sydney Ice Dogs||1||2||0||3|
Sydney Ice Dogs: Scott Stephenson 1G for 1pt. Andrew White 1G for 1pt. Daniel Pataky 1G for 1pt. Grant Toulmin 2A for 2pts. Tomas Manco 1A for 1pt. Shannon McGregor 1A for 1pt. Stephen Johnston 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Bears: Jackson Brewer 2G for 2pts. Tomas Landa 1G 2A for 3pts. Nicholas Rivait 1G for 1pt. Richard Tesarik 1G for 1pt. Tyler Noseworthy 2A for 2pts. Tyerell Clare 1A for 1pt. Michael Schlamp 1A for 1pt.
Anthony Kimlin (W) 28 saves on 31 shots (0.903 SV%)
Damien Ketlo (L) 26 saves on 31 shots (0.839 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|24-22-5-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||22-24-2-5|
|2-2-0-0||Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL)||2-2-0-0|
|192 / 176||Goals For / Goals Against||176 / 192|
|9 / 9||Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink||9 / 9|