Game Date: Sunday 10th June, 2018
Teams: Newcastle Northstars vs Perth Thunder
Venue: Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
This will be the first game in the series this year between these two teams. Last season, Perth Thunder lead the series 4 wins to 0.
The Perth Thunder last played on Saturday 9th June, 2018 in Sydney against the Sydney Bears, with the Perth Thunder winning 4 – 3 in a shootout. Landon Oslanski scored 1 goal and 2 assists, and Pier-Olivier Grandmaison scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Peter Di Salvo stopped 37 of the 40 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.925 and a goals against average of 3.00.
The Newcastle Northstars last played on Saturday 9th June, 2018 in Newcastle against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Newcastle Northstars winning 5 – 2. Zane Jones scored 2 goals, and Joseph Harcharik scored 1 goal and 3 assists in the victory. Nick Rivait scored the game winning goal at 4.03 of the 2nd period, assisted by Joseph Harcharik and Tomas Landa.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-OTL-W-OTW-W||Last Five Games||L-W-W-W-OTW|
|9 / 50 (18%)||Power Play||10 / 45 (22.22%)|
|6 / 45 (86.67%)||Penalty Kill||16 / 54 (70.37%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN NORTHSTARS AND THUNDER
Sunday 2nd July, 2017 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
Newcastle Northstars: Felix-Antoine Poulin 2G for 2pts. Kale Kerbashian 1G 2A for 3pts. Jonatan Ruth 1G for 1pt. Steven Kuhn 2A for 2pts. Liam Manwarring 1A for 1pt. Robert Malloy 1A for 1pt.
Perth Thunder: Jessyko Bernard 2G 1A for 3pts. Per Daniel Göransson 1G for 1pt. Jordan Kyros 1G for 1pt. Christian Ouellet 2A for 2pts. Benjamin Breault 2A for 2pts. Simon Kudla 1A for 1pt. Jonathon Bremner 1A for 1pt. Robert Haselhurst 1A for 1pt.
Peter Di Salvo (W) 25 saves on 29 shots (0.862 SV%)
Charlie Smart (L) 28 saves on 32 shots (0.875 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|8-9-2-3||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||9-8-3-2|
|4-3-1-3||Head To Head At Hunter Ice Skating Stadium (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-4-3-1|
|74 / 77||Goals For / Goals Against||77 / 74|
|47 / 41||Goals For / Goals Against At Hunter Ice Skating Stadium||41 / 47|