Game Date: Saturday 27th April, 2019, 4:30 pm
Teams: Perth Thunder vs Melbourne Mustangs
Venue: Perth Ice Arena, Perth
This will be the first game of the year between the Melbourne Mustangs and the Perth Thunder. Last season, Melbourne Mustangs lead the series 3 wins to 1.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Saturday 20th April, 2019 in Melbourne against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 6 – 2. Christian Isackson scored 2 goals, and Jamie Bourke scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Mitchell Humphries scored the game winning goal at 7.16 of the 1st period, assisted by Matt Anderson.
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 Jamie Woodman.
|Perth Thunder||2019 SEASON COMPARISON||Melbourne Mustangs|
|L-L-W-OTW-W||Last Five Games||W-W-L-W-W|
|0 / 0 (0%)||Power Play||2 / 4 (50%)|
|0 / 0 (100%)||Penalty Kill||1 / 6 (83.33%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN THUNDER AND MUSTANGS
Saturday 18th August, 2018 at O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne
Perth Thunder: Landon Oslanski 1G 1A for 2pts. Pier-Olivier Grandmaison 1G 1A for 2pts. Benjamin Breault 1A for 1pt. Andrew Cox 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Mustangs: Brett Ferguson 2G 2A for 4pts. Benjamin Davies 2G 2A for 4pts. Jamie Bourke 1G 1A for 2pts. Patrick O’Kane 2A for 2pts. Brendan McDowell 1A for 1pt. Michael McMahon 1A for 1pt. Mitchell Humphries 1A for 1pt.
Aleksi Toivonen (W) 23 saves on 25 shots (0.920 SV%)
Peter Di Salvo (L) 24 saves on 29 shots (0.828 SV%)
|Perth Thunder||HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)||Melbourne Mustangs|
|13-14-1-0||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||14-13-0-1|
|4-8-1-0||Head To Head At Perth Ice Arena (W-L-OTW-OTL)||8-4-0-1|
|97 / 94||Goals For / Goals Against||94 / 97|
|31 / 43||Goals For / Goals Against At Perth Ice Arena||43 / 31|