Gauthier Scores Two As Bears Demolish Northstars

NEWCASTLE – Danick Gauthier found the back of the net twice and Jake Ratcliffe tallied three points as the Sydney Bears crushed the Newcastle Northstars 5-0 at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium on Saturday evening.

The first goal for Gauthier was scored at 10:38 of the second period, with Jake Ratcliffe and Ryan Annesley picking up the assists. Gauthier scored his second goal at 11:44 of the third period, with Jake Ratcliffe and Vladimir Rubes picking up the assists.

Jake Ratcliffe scored one goal and two assists for three points.

Adam Dauda scored the game winning goal at 13:28 of the 1st, assisted by Thomas Steven.

Thomas Steven scored one goal and one assist for two points.

Anthony Kimlin was the winning goalie for Sydney Bears, making 34 saves on 34 shots, for a Save Percentage of 1.000.  Dayne Davis was the losing goalie for Newcastle Northstars, making 30 saves on 35 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.857.