Game Date: Saturday 1st September, 2018
Teams: Sydney Bears vs Perth Thunder
Venue: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
This will be the fifth game in the series this year between these two teams. Sydney Bears lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The Perth Thunder last played on Sunday 26th August, 2018 in Perth against the Newcastle Northstars, with the Perth Thunder winning 5 – 3. Pier-Olivier Grandmaison scored 2 goals and 2 assists, and Benjamin Breault scored 2 goals and 1 assist in the victory. Benjamin Breault scored the game winning goal at 0:39 of the 3rd period, assisted by Pier-Olivier Grandmaison and James Woodman.
The Sydney Bears last played on Saturday 25th August, 2018 in Sydney against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Sydney Bears winning 5 – 1. Ryan Lough scored 3 goals and 1 assist, and Joey Gunner scored 1 goal in the victory. Ryan Lough scored the game winning goal at 7:02 of the 2nd period, assisted by Graeme Strukoff and Vladimir Rubes.
2018 SEASON COMPARISON
|W-W-W-L-W||Last Five Games||L-L-W-OTW-W|
|27 / 94 (28.72%)||Power Play||18 / 99 (18.18%)|
|18 / 126 (85.71%)||Penalty Kill||30 / 115 (73.91%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN BEARS AND THUNDER
Sunday 5th August, 2018 at Perth Ice Arena, Perth
Sydney Bears: Charles Adams 4G 1A for 5pts. Ryan Lough 1G 3A for 4pts. Ryan Annesley 1G 3A for 4pts. Graeme Strukoff 3A for 3pts. Michael Schlamp 1A for 1pt. Tyerell Clare 1A for 1pt.
Perth Thunder: Pier-Olivier Grandmaison 1G 1A for 2pts. Andrew Cox 1G 1A for 2pts. Benjamin Breault 1G 1A for 2pts. Pascal Gemperli 1G for 1pt. Jonathon Bremner 2A for 2pts. David Kudla 1A for 1pt. Jordan Kyros 1A for 1pt. Simon Kudla 1A for 1pt.
Anthony Kimlin (W) 27 saves on 31 shots (0.871 SV%)
Peter Di Salvo (L) 43 saves on 48 shots (0.896 SV%)
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)
|7-12-5-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||12-7-2-5|
|0-0-0-0||Head To Head At O’Brien Group Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||0-0-0-0|
|79 / 85||Goals For / Goals Against||85 / 79|
|/||Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Group Arena||/|