Game Date: Saturday 20th April, 2019, 4:45 pm
Teams: Sydney Ice Dogs vs Sydney Bears
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
This will be the first game in the series this year between these two teams. Last season, the series was tied last season at 2 wins apiece.
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. Anthony Kimlin stopped 34 of the 35 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.971 and a goals against average of 1.00.
The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Sunday 26th August, 2018 in Sydney against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Sydney Ice Dogs losing 2 – 3. Grant Toulmin scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Todd Stephenson scored 1 goal in the loss. Curtis Skip stopped 44 of the 47 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.936 and a goals against average of 3.00.
|Sydney Ice Dogs||2018 SEASON COMPARISON||Sydney Bears|
|L-L-L-W-L||Last Five Games||W-W-W-L-W|
|24 / 125 (19.2%)||Power Play||27 / 94 (28.72%)|
|30 / 130 (76.92%)||Penalty Kill||18 / 126 (85.71%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN ICE DOGS AND BEARS
Friday 24th August, 2018 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney
|Sydney Ice Dogs||3||3||1||7|
Sydney Ice Dogs: Bryan Kolodziejczyk 5G 1A for 6pts. Geordie Wudrick 1G 2A for 3pts. Cameron Todd 1G 2A for 3pts. Grant Toulmin 5A for 5pts. Daniel Pataky 1A for 1pt. Shannon McGregor 1A for 1pt. Tomas Manco 1A for 1pt. David Dunwoodie 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Bears: Ryan Lough 1G 1A for 2pts. Graeme Strukoff 1G for 1pt. Charles Adams 1A for 1pt. James Urweiss 1A for 1pt.
Curtis Skip (W) 30 saves on 32 shots (0.938 SV%)
Anthony Kimlin (L) 21 saves on 27 shots (0.778 SV%)
|Sydney Ice Dogs||HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)||Sydney Bears|
|26-23-6-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||23-26-2-6|
|4-3-1-0||Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-4-0-1|
|206 / 186||Goals For / Goals Against||186 / 206|
|23 / 19||Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink||19 / 23|