Game Date: Saturday 14th July, 2018
Teams: Perth Thunder vs Melbourne Ice
Venue: Perth Ice Arena, Perth
This will be the second game of the year between these two teams. Melbourne Ice lead the series 1 win to 0.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Sunday 8th July, 2018 in Newcastle against the Newcastle Northstars, with the Melbourne Ice winning 4 – 3. Thomas Powell scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Matt Armstrong scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Nate Fleming scored the game winning goal at 2:28 of the 3rd period, assisted by Christian Pansino and Dylan Anderson.
The Perth Thunder last played on Saturday 30th June, 2018 in Perth against the CBR Brave, with the Perth Thunder losing 2 – 6. Pier-Olivier Grandmaison scored 1 goal, and Alastair Punler scored 1 goal in the loss. Peter Di Salvo stopped 58 of the 64 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.906 and a goals against average of 6.00.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-L-OTW-W-L||Last Five Games||L-W-W-L-W|
|13 / 59 (22.03%)||Power Play||8 / 65 (12.31%)|
|20 / 73 (72.6%)||Penalty Kill||7 / 55 (87.27%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN THUNDER AND ICE
Saturday 28th April, 2018 at O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
Perth Thunder: Pier-Olivier Grandmaison 1G 2A for 3pts. Andrew Cox 1G for 1pt. Tomek Sak 1G for 1pt. Lyndon Lodge 1G for 1pt. Benjamin Breault 2A for 2pts. Landon Oslanski 2A for 2pts. Robert Bird 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Ice: Dylan Anderson 3G 1A for 4pts. Cassian Delsar 1G for 1pt. Dillon Lawrence 3A for 3pts. Todd Graham 2A for 2pts. Marcus Wong 1A for 1pt.
Michael James (W) 28 saves on 32 shots (0.875 SV%)
Peter Di Salvo (L) 16 saves on 20 shots (0.800 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|5-12-4-4||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||12-5-4-4|
|1-7-2-2||Head To Head At Perth Ice Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||7-1-2-2|
|73 / 100||Goals For / Goals Against||100 / 73|
|27 / 50||Goals For / Goals Against At Perth Ice Arena||50 / 27|