Game Date: Sunday 1st July, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs Sydney Bears
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the third game in the series this year between the Sydney Bears and the Melbourne Mustangs. Sydney Bears lead the series 2 wins to 0.
The Sydney Bears last played on Saturday 30th June, 2018 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Ice, with the Sydney Bears losing 1 – 2. Ryan Lough scored 1 goal in the loss. Anthony Kimlin stopped 25 of the 27 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.926 and a goals against average of 2.07.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Friday 29th June, 2018 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Ice, with the Melbourne Mustangs losing 1 – 4. Brendan McDowell scored 1 goal, and Jamie Bourke scored 1 assist in the loss. Petri Pitkänen stopped 18 of the 22 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.818 and a goals against average of 4.15.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|OTW-L-W-L-L||Last Five Games||OTL-W-W-OTL-L|
|13 / 84 (15.48%)||Power Play||10 / 38 (26.32%)|
|10 / 66 (84.85%)||Penalty Kill||8 / 51 (84.31%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN MUSTANGS AND BEARS
Sunday 27th May, 2018 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
Melbourne Mustangs: Benjamin Davies 2G for 2pts. Brendan McDowell 1G for 1pt. Brett Ferguson 2A for 2pts. Nikita Kolesnikovs 2A for 2pts. Damian Bright 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Bears: Ryan Lough 2G 1A for 3pts. Michael Schlamp 2G for 2pts. Jeremy Vasquez 1G 1A for 2pts. Brian Funes 1G for 1pt. Charles Adams 3A for 3pts. Ryan Annesley 2A for 2pts. Thomas Steven 1A for 1pt. Shai Rabinowitz 1A for 1pt.
Anthony Kimlin (W) 29 saves on 32 shots (0.906 SV%)
Petri Pitkänen (L) 23 saves on 28 shots (0.821 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|14-11-2-1||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||11-14-1-2|
|8-4-1-1||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||4-8-1-1|
|111 / 97||Goals For / Goals Against||97 / 111|
|50 / 36||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||36 / 50|