Game Preview: Melbourne Mustangs vs CBR Brave

Game Date: Saturday 29th June, 2019, 5:00 pm
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs CBR Brave
Venue: O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne

This will be the second game in the series this year between these two teams. CBR Brave lead the series 1 win to 0.

The CBR Brave last played on Sunday 23rd June, 2019 in Sydney against the Sydney Bears, with the CBR Brave winning 6 – 3. Jesse Gabrielle scored 4 goals, and Jordan Draper scored 1 goal and 3 assists in the victory. Jesse Gabrielle scored the game winning goal at 16:15 of the 3rd period, assisted by Joseph Hughes and Jordan Draper.

The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Saturday 22nd June, 2019 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Ice, with the Melbourne Mustangs losing 2 – 3. Vadim Virjassov scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Jordan Owens scored 1 goal in the loss. Jaden Pine-Murphy stopped 21 of the 24 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.875 and a goals against average of 3.09.

Melbourne Mustangs 2019 SEASON COMPARISON CBR Brave
5-4-0-3 W-L-OTW-OTL 13-1-0-0
L-OTL-W-L-L Last Five Games W-W-W-W-W
48 Goals For 80
39 Goals Against 32
6 / 51 (11.76%) Power Play 19 / 73 (26.03%)
11 / 54 (79.63%) Penalty Kill 5 / 74 (93.24%)

Sunday 9th June, 2019 at Phillip Ice Skating Centre, Canberra

Melbourne Mustangs 1 1 2 4
CBR Brave 3 3 5 11

Scoring Summary:
Melbourne Mustangs: Vadim Virjassov 2G for 2pts. Jamie Bourke 1G for 1pt. Matthew Anderson 1G for 1pt. Troy Robertson 2A for 2pts. Thomas Flack 1A for 1pt. Parker Thomas 1A for 1pt. Sean Jones 1A for 1pt.
CBR Brave: Jesse Gabrielle 4G 2A for 6pts. Adam Kambeitz 2G 2A for 4pts. Kai Miettinen 2G for 2pts. Wehebe Darge 1G 2A for 3pts. Joseph Maatouk 1G for 1pt. Joseph Hughes 1G for 1pt. Hayden Dawes 5A for 5pts. Jordan Draper 5A for 5pts. Matthew Harvey 2A for 2pts. Matt Price 1A for 1pt. Tyler Kubara 1A for 1pt. David Lewis 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Matthew Climie (W) 25 saves on 29 shots (0.862 SV%)
Jaden Pine-Murphy (L) 12 saves on 16 shots (0.750 SV%)

Melbourne Mustangs HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) CBR Brave
6-11-2-2 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 11-6-2-2
3-5-1-1 Head To Head At O’Brien Icehouse (W-L-OTW-OTL) 5-3-1-1
77 / 90 Goals For / Goals Against 90 / 77
39 / 39 Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Icehouse 39 / 39