Game Preview: Sydney Ice Dogs vs Newcastle Northstars

Game Date: Sunday 11th August, 2019, 4:45 pm
Teams: Sydney Ice Dogs vs Newcastle Northstars
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

This will be the fourth and final game of the year between the Newcastle Northstars and the Sydney Ice Dogs. Newcastle Northstars lead the series 2 wins to 1.

The Newcastle Northstars last played on Sunday 4th August, 2019 in Perth against the Perth Thunder, with the Newcastle Northstars winning 7 – 3. Robert Malloy scored 2 goals and 1 assist, and Francis Drolet scored 2 goals and 1 assist in the victory. Robert Malloy scored the game winning goal at 10:14 of the 2nd period, assisted by Sammy Banga and Francis Drolet.

The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Saturday 10th August, 2019 in Canberra against the CBR Brave, with the Sydney Ice Dogs losing 5 – 12. Tomas Manco scored 1 goal and 1 assist, and Henrik Ahlin scored 1 goal and 1 assist in the loss. Garrett Bartus stopped 19 of the 25 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.760 and a goals against average of 9.03.

Sydney Ice Dogs 2019 SEASON COMPARISON Newcastle Northstars
8-13-1-1 W-L-OTW-OTL 15-8-1-0
L-W-W-L-L Last Five Games L-L-L-L-W
99 Goals For 103
109 Goals Against 74
25 / 123 (20.33%) Power Play 23 / 107 (21.5%)
24 / 98 (75.51%) Penalty Kill 14 / 89 (84.27%)

Friday 26th July, 2019 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

Newcastle Northstars 3 1 0 4
Sydney Ice Dogs 1 2 4 7

Scoring Summary:
Sydney Ice Dogs: Tim Crowder 4G 3A for 7pts. Grant Toulmin 2G 4A for 6pts. Kale Costa 1G 2A for 3pts. James Marino 2A for 2pts. Shannon McGregor 1A for 1pt. Henrik Ahlin 1A for 1pt. Strat Allen 1A for 1pt.
Newcastle Northstars: Francis Drolet 2G for 2pts. Luke Simpson 1G 1A for 2pts. Jayden Ryan 1G for 1pt. Trey Phillips 2A for 2pts. Richard Tesarik 2A for 2pts. David Ferrari 1A for 1pt. Shane Southwood 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Garrett Bartus (W) 26 saves on 30 shots (0.867 SV%)
Charlie Smart (L) 20 saves on 27 shots (0.741 SV%)

Sydney Ice Dogs HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) Newcastle Northstars
23-25-3-8 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 25-23-8-3
2-1-1-1 Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL) 1-2-1-1
210 / 241 Goals For / Goals Against 241 / 210
22 / 15 Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink 15 / 22