PERTH – Benjamin Breault scored 2 goals and two points to Pier Olivier Grandmaison helped as the Perth Thunder defeated the Melbourne Mustangs 4-2 at the Perth Ice Arena on Sunday afternoon.
Breault scored his first goal at 1.44 of the second period, with James Woodman and Pier Olivier Grandmaison picking up the assists. Breault scored his second goal at 14.48 of the third period, with Pier Olivier Grandmaison and Landon Oslanski picking up the assists.
Pier Olivier Grandmaison got 2 assists for 2 points. Jordan Kyros scored the game winning goal at 10.19 of the 3rd, assisted by David Kudla.
Mitchell Humphries scored 2 goals for 2 points for the Mustangs.
A few fights at 2.28 of the 3rd period resulted in 102 minutes of penalties. Jamie Bourke, Jonathon Bremner, and Landon Oslanski got game misconduct penalties, and Kahu Joyce got a match penalty. Bourke, Bremner, and Oslanski were all assessed fighting majors along with their game misconducts, with Brenmer picking up an additional roughing minor.
Peter Di Salvo was the winning goalie for Perth Thunder, making 41 saves on 43 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.953. Aleksi Toivonen was the losing goalie for Melbourne Mustangs, making 31 saves on 35 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.886. Toivonen left the game at 18.22 of the 3rd period, pulled for an extra attacker.