Game Date: Sunday 29th July, 2018
Teams: Melbourne Ice 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 2 wins to 1.
The Newcastle Northstars last played on Saturday 28th July, 2018 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Newcastle Northstars winning 6 – 4. Zane Jones scored 3 goals, and Richard Tesarik scored 3 goals in the victory. Zane Jones scored the game winning goal at 1.09 of the 3rd period, assisted by Robert Haselhurst and Nick Rivait.
The Melbourne Ice last played on Saturday 21st July, 2018 in Melbourne against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Melbourne Ice losing 3 – 4. Dillon Lawrence scored 2 goals, and Thomas Powell scored 1 goal in the loss. Lliam Webster was charged with 25 penalty minutes in a penalty-filled game.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|L-W-OTL-L-L||Last Five Games||W-L-L-L-W|
|9 / 75 (12%)||Power Play||15 / 100 (15%)|
|9 / 64 (85.94%)||Penalty Kill||15 / 87 (82.76%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE AND NORTHSTARS
Sunday 8th July, 2018 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
Melbourne Ice: Matt Armstrong 1G 1A for 2pts. Thomas Powell 1G 1A for 2pts. Nate Fleming 1G for 1pt. Dillon Lawrence 1G for 1pt. Robert Clark 1A for 1pt. Dylan Anderson 1A for 1pt. Declan Bronte 1A for 1pt. Christian Pansino 1A for 1pt. Todd Graham 1A for 1pt.
Newcastle Northstars: Nicholas Rivait 2G for 2pts. Sammy Banga 1G for 1pt. Robert Malloy 2A for 2pts. Joseph Harcharik 2A for 2pts. Richard Tesarik 1A for 1pt.
James Downie (W) 38 saves on 41 shots (0.927 SV%)
Dayne Davis (L) 20 saves on 24 shots (0.833 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|20-20-7-1||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||20-20-1-7|
|7-7-8-0||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||7-7-0-8|
|187 / 175||Goals For / Goals Against||175 / 187|
|62 / 52||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||52 / 62|