Game Date: Sunday 10th June, 2018
Teams: Sydney Ice Dogs vs Melbourne Mustangs
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
This will be the first game of the year between these two teams. Last season, the series was tied last season at 2 wins apiece.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Saturday 9th June, 2018 in Newcastle against the Newcastle Northstars, with the Melbourne Mustangs losing 2 – 5. Benjamin Davies scored 1 goal, and Matt Stringer scored 1 goal in the loss. Petri Pitkänen stopped 9 of the 12 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.750 and a goals against average of 5.87.
The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Saturday 26th May, 2018 in Sydney against the Sydney Bears, with the Sydney Ice Dogs winning 3 – 2 in a shootout. Nathan Chiarlittii scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Grant Toulmin scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Curtis Skip stopped 23 of the 25 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.920 and a goals against average of 2.00.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-OTL-W-L-OTW||Last Five Games||L-OTL-OTL-L-L|
|8 / 33 (24.24%)||Power Play||7 / 49 (14.29%)|
|8 / 41 (80.49%)||Penalty Kill||9 / 37 (75.68%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE DOGS AND MUSTANGS
Sunday 27th August, 2017 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
|Sydney Ice Dogs||0||3||1||4|
Sydney Ice Dogs: Stephen Johnston 1G 3A for 4pts. Strat Allen 1G 2A for 3pts. Grant Toulmin 1G 1A for 2pts. Billy Cliff 1G for 1pt. David Dunwoodie 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Mustangs: Maxime Langelier-Parent 2G for 2pts. Patrick O’Kane 1A for 1pt.
Damien Ketlo (W) 38 saves on 40 shots (0.950 SV%)
Fraser Carson (L) 24 saves on 28 shots (0.857 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|13-11-1-1||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||11-13-1-1|
|1-1-0-0||Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL)||1-1-0-0|
|97 / 111||Goals For / Goals Against||111 / 97|
|5 / 4||Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink||4 / 5|