Game Date: Sunday 17th June, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Ice vs Sydney Ice Dogs
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the first game of the year between these two teams. Last season, Melbourne Ice lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Saturday 16th June, 2018 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Sydney Ice Dogs winning 4 – 3. Geordie Wudrick scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Bryan Kolodziejczyk scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Bryan Kolodziejczyk scored the game winning goal at 16.25 of the 3rd period, assisted by Grant Toulmin and James Marino.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Friday 15th June, 2018 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Melbourne Ice losing 4 – 5 in a shootout. Dillon Lawrence scored 2 goals, and Todd Graham scored 1 goal in the loss. Michael James stopped 27 of the 31 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.871 and a goals against average of 4.00.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|L-L-L-L-OTL||Last Five Games||W-L-OTW-W-W|
|5 / 43 (11.63%)||Power Play||8 / 38 (21.05%)|
|4 / 33 (87.88%)||Penalty Kill||10 / 52 (80.77%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE AND ICE DOGS
Saturday 19th August, 2017 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
|Sydney Ice Dogs||0||1||0||1|
Melbourne Ice: Matt Armstrong 1G 2A for 3pts. Viktor Gibbs Sjödin 1G 2A for 3pts. Jason Baclig 1G for 1pt. Niklas Dalhberg 1G for 1pt. Thomas Powell 2A for 2pts. Joseph Hughes 1A for 1pt. Sebastian Ottosson 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Ice Dogs: Ellesse Carini 1G for 1pt.
Dayne Davis (W) 23 saves on 24 shots (0.958 SV%)
Damien Ketlo (L) 37 saves on 41 shots (0.902 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|29-13-2-4||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||13-29-4-2|
|11-2-0-2||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||2-11-2-0|
|224 / 143||Goals For / Goals Against||143 / 224|
|75 / 35||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||35 / 75|