CANBERRA – Landon Oslanski scored a hat trick and Pier-Olivier Grandmaison earned 3 points to help the Perth Thunder beat the CBR Brave 4-3 at the Phillip Swimming & Ice Skating Centre on Sunday evening.
Oslanski scored his first goal at 11.08 of the second period, with Pier-Olivier Grandmaison and Alastair Punler picking up the assists. Oslanski scored his second goal at 7.54 of the second period, with Pier-Olivier Grandmaison and Benjamin Breault picking up the assists. Oslanski scored his third goal at 5.30 of the second period, with Pier-Olivier Grandmaison getting the assist.
Pier-Olivier Grandmaison got 3 assists for 3 points, and Alastair Punler got 2 assists for 2 points.
Hayden Dawes scored two goals for the Brave. His first goal came at 10.43 of the first period, with Ainars Podzins and Channing Bresciani picking up the assists. Dawes scored his second goal at 11.42 of the second period, with Channing Bresciani and Joseph Hughes picking up the assists.
Channing Bresciani got 3 assists for 3 points for the Brave.
Peter Di Salvo was the winning goalie for Perth Thunder, making 29 saves on 33 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.879. Alex Tetreault was the losing goalie for CBR Brave, making 13 saves on 17 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.765. Tetreault left the game at teh end of the second period. Matt Hewitt was the backup goalie for CBR Brave, making 12 saves on 12 shots, for a Save Percentage of 1.000. Hewitt was pulled for an extra attacker in the last minute, but the Brave were unable to capitalise with the extra player.