Game Date: Saturday 4th August, 2018
Teams: Sydney Ice Dogs vs CBR Brave
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
This will be the first game in the series this year between the CBR Brave and the Sydney Ice Dogs. Last season, CBR Brave lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The CBR Brave last played on Sunday 29th July, 2018 in Canberra against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the CBR Brave winning 6 – 0. Trevor Gerling scored 2 goals and 2 assists, and Ainars Podzins scored 2 goals and 1 assist in the victory. Mat Hewitt stopped 6 of the 6 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 1.000 and a goals against average of 0.00.
The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Saturday 28th July, 2018 in Sydney against the Perth Thunder, with the Sydney Ice Dogs losing 0 – 3. Curtis Skip stopped 23 of the 25 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.920% and a Goals Against Average of 2.10.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|L-W-W-L-L||Last Five Games||L-W-W-W-W|
|14 / 77 (18.18%)||Power Play||19 / 90 (21.11%)|
|16 / 98 (83.67%)||Penalty Kill||15 / 97 (84.54%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE DOGS AND BRAVE
Sunday 20th August, 2017 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
|Sydney Ice Dogs||1||0||0||1|
Sydney Ice Dogs: Grant Toulmin 1G for 1pt. Stephen Johnston 1A for 1pt. Todd Stephenson 1A for 1pt.
CBR Brave: Stephen Blunden 1G 3A for 4pts. Geordie Wudrick 1G 2A for 3pts. Dominic Jalbert 1G 2A for 3pts. Casey Kubara 1G 1A for 2pts. Kai Miettinen 1G for 1pt. Matthew Harvey 1G for 1pt. Jan Safar 3A for 3pts. Christopher McPhail 1A for 1pt.
Aleksi Toivonen (W) 25 saves on 26 shots (0.962 SV%)
Damien Ketlo (L) 39 saves on 45 shots (0.867 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|5-11-0-0||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||11-5-0-0|
|0-2-0-0||Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL)||2-0-0-0|
|48 / 78||Goals For / Goals Against||78 / 48|
|2 / 10||Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink||10 / 2|