Game Date: Saturday 28th July, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs Newcastle Northstars
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the fourth and final game of the year between these two teams. Newcastle Northstars lead the series 3 wins to 0.
The Newcastle Northstars last played on Sunday 22nd July, 2018 in Newcastle against the Sydney Bears, with the Newcastle Northstars losing 2 – 5. Sammy Banga scored 1 goal, and Zane Jones scored 1 goal in the loss. Dayne Davis stopped 30 of the 34 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.882 and a goals against average of 4.07.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 22nd July, 2018 in Melbourne against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 2 – 0. Nikita Kolesnikovs scored 1 goal, and Brett Ferguson scored 1 goal in the victory. Brett Ferguson scored the game winning goal at 12.56 of the 1st period, assisted by Brendan McDowell and Benjamin Davies.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|L-W-L-W-W||Last Five Games||W-W-L-L-L|
|15 / 106 (14.15%)||Power Play||15 / 99 (15.15%)|
|12 / 84 (85.71%)||Penalty Kill||15 / 82 (81.71%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN MUSTANGS AND NORTHSTARS
Saturday 9th June, 2018 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
Melbourne Mustangs: Matt Stringer 1G for 1pt. Benjamin Davies 1G for 1pt. Sean Jones 1A for 1pt. Michael McMahon 1A for 1pt. Bradley Apps 1A for 1pt. Troy Robertson 1A for 1pt.
Newcastle Northstars: Zane Jones 2G for 2pts. Joseph Harcharik 1G 3A for 4pts. Nicholas Rivait 1G 2A for 3pts. Richard Tesarik 1G for 1pt. Tomas Landa 2A for 2pts. Patrick Nadin 1A for 1pt. Sam Lawson 1A for 1pt. Robert Malloy 1A for 1pt.
Dayne Davis (W) 34 saves on 36 shots (0.944 SV%)
Petri Pitkänen (L) 9 saves on 12 shots (0.750 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|13-13-2-1||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||13-13-1-2|
|7-6-1-0||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||6-7-0-1|
|109 / 118||Goals For / Goals Against||118 / 109|
|52 / 48||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||48 / 52|