Game Date: Sunday 9th June, 2019, 4:00 pm
Teams: CBR Brave vs Melbourne Mustangs
Venue: Phillip Ice Skating Centre, Canberra
This will be the first game of the year between these two teams. Last season, the series was tied last season at 2 wins apiece.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 2nd June, 2019 in Melbourne against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 10 – 2. Vadim Virjassov scored 3 goals, and Christian Isackson scored 1 goal and 3 assists in the victory. Brendan McDowell scored the game winning goal at 8:34 of the 2nd period, assisted by Jaxson Lane and Jamie Bourke.
The CBR Brave last played on Saturday 8th June, 2019 in Canberra against the Sydney Bears, with the CBR Brave winning 5 – 2. Joseph Hughes scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Jesse Gabrielle scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Jesse Gabrielle scored the game winning goal at 7:40 of the 2nd period, assisted by Adam Kambeitz and .
|CBR Brave||2019 SEASON COMPARISON||Melbourne Mustangs|
|W-W-W-W-W||Last Five Games||L-W-L-OTL-W|
|13 / 57 (22.81%)||Power Play||6 / 43 (13.95%)|
|5 / 52 (90.38%)||Penalty Kill||8 / 45 (82.22%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN BRAVE AND MUSTANGS
Sunday 8th July, 2018 at O’Brien Icehouse, 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%)
|CBR Brave||HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)||Melbourne Mustangs|
|10-6-2-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||6-10-2-2|
|5-3-1-1||Head To Head At Phillip Ice Skating Centre (W-L-OTW-OTL)||3-5-1-1|
|79 / 73||Goals For / Goals Against||73 / 79|
|40 / 34||Goals For / Goals Against At Phillip Ice Skating Centre||34 / 40|