Game Date: Saturday 1st September, 2018
Teams: CBR Brave vs Melbourne Mustangs
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the fifth game of the year between these two teams. The series is tied at 2 wins apiece.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 26th August, 2018 in Sydney against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 3 – 2. Benjamin Davies scored 1 goal, and Vadim Virjassov scored 1 goal in the victory. Vadim Virjassov scored the game winning goal at 3.52 of the 3rd period, assisted by Nikita Kolesnikovs and Matt Anderson.
The CBR Brave last played on Sunday 26th August, 2018 in O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne against the Melbourne Ice, with the CBR Brave winning 6 – 2. Trevor Gerling scored 3 goals and 1 assist, and Wehebe Darge scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Mitch Henning scored the game winning goal at 12.29 of the 2nd period, assisted by Matthew Harvey.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-W-W-W-W||Last Five Games||W-W-W-L-W|
|32 / 119 (26.89%)||Power Play||23 / 145 (15.86%)|
|22 / 133 (83.46%)||Penalty Kill||15 / 109 (86.24%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN BRAVE AND MUSTANGS
Sunday 8th July, 2018 at O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
CBR Brave: Ainars Podzins 1G 1A for 2pts. Trevor Gerling 1G 1A for 2pts. Wehebe Darge 1G for 1pt. Matthew Harvey 2A for 2pts. Casey Kubara 1A for 1pt. Chris Leveille 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Mustangs: Brett Ferguson 2G 3A for 5pts. Benjamin Davies 2G 2A for 4pts. Nikita Kolesnikovs 1G 3A for 4pts. Jamie Bourke 1G 1A for 2pts. Damian Bright 1A for 1pt. Mitchell Humphries 1A for 1pt.
Petri Pitkänen (W) 27 saves on 30 shots (0.900 SV%)
Mat Hewitt (L) 16 saves on 21 shots (0.762 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|10-6-2-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||6-10-2-2|
|5-3-1-1||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-5-1-1|
|79 / 73||Goals For / Goals Against||73 / 79|
|39 / 39||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||39 / 39|