Game Preview: Sydney Bears vs Perth Thunder

Game Date: Saturday 22nd June, 2019, 5:00 pm
Teams: Sydney Bears vs Perth Thunder
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

This will be the second game of the year between the Perth Thunder and the Sydney Bears. Perth Thunder lead the series 1 win to 0.

The Perth Thunder last played on Saturday 8th June, 2019 in Perth against the Melbourne Ice, with the Perth Thunder winning 5 – 2. Shaun Tobin scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Keven Veilleux scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the victory. Benjamin Breault scored the game winning goal at 2:28 of the 1st period, assisted by Andrew Cox.

The Sydney Bears last played on Saturday 8th June, 2019 in Canberra against the CBR Brave, with the Sydney Bears losing 2 – 5. Danick Gauthier scored 1 goal, and Jeremy Brücker scored 1 goal in the loss. Anthony Kimlin stopped 44 of the 49 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.898 and a goals against average of 5.00.

Sydney Bears 2019 SEASON COMPARISON Perth Thunder
5-5-1-0 W-L-OTW-OTL 3-6-1-0
OTW-L-W-L-L Last Five Games L-W-L-L-W
42 Goals For 22
38 Goals Against 42
6 / 39 (15.38%) Power Play 4 / 37 (10.81%)
7 / 55 (87.27%) Penalty Kill 10 / 44 (77.27%)

Sunday 26th May, 2019 at Perth Ice Arena, Perth

Sydney Bears 2 0 2 4
Perth Thunder 2 0 3 5

Scoring Summary:
Sydney Bears: Danick Gauthier 1G 2A for 3pts. Jeremy Brücker 1G for 1pt. Tim Newmark 1G for 1pt. Jake Ratcliffe 1G for 1pt. Alexander Wardlaw 1A for 1pt. Justin Vienneau 1A for 1pt. Jeremy Vasquez 1A for 1pt. Thomas Steven 1A for 1pt. Brian Funes 1A for 1pt.
Perth Thunder: Kieren Webster 3G for 3pts. Louick Marcotte 1G 2A for 3pts. Jason Mcmahon 1G for 1pt. Keven Veilleux 2A for 2pts. Sean Hamilton 2A for 2pts. Jordan Kyros 1A for 1pt. David Kudla 1A for 1pt. Robert Haselhurst 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Nico Viksten (W) 28 saves on 32 shots (0.875 SV%)
Anthony Kimlin (L) 28 saves on 33 shots (0.848 SV%)

Sydney Bears HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) Perth Thunder
7-13-5-2 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 13-7-2-5
2-0-1-1 Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL) 0-2-1-1
83 / 90 Goals For / Goals Against 90 / 83
16 / 9 Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink 9 / 16