Game Date: Sunday 27th May, 2018
Teams: Sydney Bears vs Melbourne Mustangs
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
This will be the second game in the series this year between these two teams. Sydney Bears lead the series 1 win to 0.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Saturday 26th May, 2018 in Newcastle against the Newcastle Northstars, with the Melbourne Mustangs losing 5 – 6 in a shootout. Benjamin Davies scored 2 goals and 1 assist, and Brett Ferguson scored 2 goals in the loss. Petri Pitkänen stopped 37 of the 42 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.881 and a goals against average of 5.00.
The Sydney Bears last played on Saturday 26th May, 2018 in Sydney against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Sydney Bears losing 2 – 3 in a shootout. Jeremy Vasquez scored 1 goal, and Ryan Lough scored 1 goal in the loss. Anthony Kimlin stopped 22 of the 24 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.917 and a goals against average of 2.00.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-L-OTW-W-OTL||Last Five Games||L-W-L-OTL-OTL|
|3 / 22 (13.64%)||Power Play||5 / 37 (13.51%)|
|4 / 31 (87.1%)||Penalty Kill||7 / 28 (75%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN BEARS AND MUSTANGS
Saturday 19th May, 2018 at O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
Sydney Bears: Etienne Du Toit 1G for 1pt. Michael Burns 1G for 1pt. Vladimir Rubes 1A for 1pt. Jeremy Brücker 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Mustangs: Troy Robertson 1G for 1pt. Patrick O’Kane 1G for 1pt. Benjamin Davies 1A for 1pt. Brendan McDowell 1A for 1pt. Sean Jones 1A for 1pt.
Anthony Kimlin (W) 28 saves on 30 shots (0.933 SV%)
Petri Pitkänen (L) 29 saves on 32 shots (0.906 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|9-15-2-1||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||15-9-1-2|
|1-1-0-0||Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL)||1-1-0-0|
|87 / 112||Goals For / Goals Against||112 / 87|
|10 / 11||Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink||11 / 10|