Game Date: Friday 11th May, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs Melbourne Ice
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the first game in the series this year between the Melbourne Ice and the Melbourne Mustangs. Last season, Melbourne Ice lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Sunday 6th May, 2018 in Adelaide against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Melbourne Ice winning 4 – 3 in a shootout. Dillon Lawrence scored 1 goal and 2 assists, and Dylan Anderson scored 1 goal and 2 assists in the victory. Michael James stopped 26 of the 29 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.897 and a goals against average of 3.00.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 6th May, 2018 in Perth against the Perth Thunder, with the Melbourne Mustangs losing 2 – 4. Mitchell Humphries scored 2 goals, and Patrick O’Kane scored 1 assist in the loss. Aleksi Toivonen stopped 31 of the 35 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.886 and a goals against average of 4.15.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|L-L-W-W-L||Last Five Games||W-W-OTW-W-OTW|
|5 / 22 (22.73%)||Power Play||2 / 15 (13.33%)|
|4 / 15 (73.33%)||Penalty Kill||1 / 16 (93.75%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN MUSTANGS AND ICE
Thursday 13th July, 2017 at O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
Melbourne Mustangs: Jamie Bourke 1G 1A for 2pts. Mitchell Humphries 1G for 1pt. Anton Kokkonen 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Ice: Viktor Gibbs Sjödin 1G for 1pt. Joseph Hughes 1G for 1pt. Lliam Webster 1A for 1pt. Jeremy Brown 1A for 1pt.
James Kruger (W) 33 saves on 35 shots (0.943 SV%)
Jaden Pine-Murphy (L) 16 saves on 18 shots (0.889 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|3-20-2-3||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||20-3-3-2|
|3-20-2-3||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||20-3-3-2|
|69 / 124||Goals For / Goals Against||124 / 69|
|69 / 124||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||124 / 69|