Game Date: Saturday 30th June, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Ice vs Sydney Bears
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the second game of the year between these two teams. Sydney Bears lead the series 1 win to 0.
The Sydney Bears last played on Sunday 24th June, 2018 in Adelaide against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Sydney Bears losing 2 – 3 in a shootout. Michael Schlamp scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Jeremy Brücker scored 1 goal in the loss. Anthony Kimlin stopped 33 of the 35 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.943 and a goals against average of 2.00.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Friday 29th June, 2018 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Melbourne Ice winning 4 – 1. Dillon Lawrence scored 2 goals, and Cassian Delsar scored 1 goal in the victory. Matt Armstrong scored the game winning goal at 12:11 of the 1st period, assisted by Dylan Anderson and Thomas Powell.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|OTL-OTL-L-L-W||Last Five Games||W-OTL-W-W-OTL|
|7 / 55 (12.73%)||Power Play||10 / 35 (28.57%)|
|5 / 44 (88.64%)||Penalty Kill||8 / 47 (82.98%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE AND BEARS
Sunday 20th May, 2018 at O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
Melbourne Ice: Dillon Lawrence 1G 1A for 2pts. Nate Fleming 1G for 1pt. Todd Graham 1A for 1pt. Cassian Delsar 1A for 1pt. Dylan Anderson 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Bears: Charles Adams 2G for 2pts. Ryan Annesley 1G 1A for 2pts. Michael Burns 2A for 2pts.
Anthony Kimlin (W) 30 saves on 32 shots (0.938 SV%)
Michael James (L) 26 saves on 29 shots (0.897 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|26-14-6-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||14-26-2-6|
|10-3-7-1||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-10-1-7|
|205 / 159||Goals For / Goals Against||159 / 205|
|81 / 48||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||48 / 81|