Game Date: Saturday 30th April, 2022, 5:30 pm
Teams: Newcastle Northstars vs Melbourne Mustangs
Venue: Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
This will be the first game in the series this year between the Melbourne Mustangs and the Newcastle Northstars. In 2019, Newcastle Northstars lead the series 4 wins to 0.
The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 25th August, 2019 in Sydney against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 3 – 3. Sean Jones scored 2 goals, and Jamie Bourke scored 1 goal in the victory. Thomas Flack scored the game winning goal at 2.23 of the 4th period, assisted by Christian Isackson.
The Newcastle Northstars last played on Sunday 25th August, 2019 in Newcastle against the Adelaide Adrenaline, with the Newcastle Northstars winning 14 – 3. Luke Simpson scored 3 goals and 2 assists, and Francis Drolet scored 2 goals and 6 assists in the victory. Francis Drolet scored the game winning goal at 11.35 of the 2nd period, assisted by Jayson Chalker and Richard Tesarik.
|Newcastle Northstars||2019 SEASON COMPARISON||Melbourne Mustangs|
|W-OTW-L-OTW-W||Last Five Games||W-L-L-OTL-OTW|
|28 / 127 (22.05%)||Power Play||18 / 128 (14.06%)|
|18 / 106 (83.02%)||Penalty Kill||16 / 129 (87.6%)|
LAST GAME BETWEEN NORTHSTARS AND MUSTANGS
Saturday 24th August, 2019 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
Newcastle Northstars: Robert Malloy 1G 1A for 2pts. Sammy Banga 1G 1A for 2pts. Francis Drolet 1G for 1pt. Trey Phillips 2A for 2pts. Richard Tesarik 1A for 1pt.
Melbourne Mustangs: Christian Isackson 1G for 1pt. Matthew Anderson 1G for 1pt. Jamie Bourke 2A for 2pts. Parker Thomas 1A for 1pt.
Dayne Davis (W) 23 saves on 25 shots (0.920 SV%)
Kevin Nastiuk (L) 26 saves on 29 shots (0.897 SV%)
|Newcastle Northstars||HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005)||Melbourne Mustangs|
|18-12-2-2||Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL)||12-18-2-2|
|9-5-2-1||Head To Head At Hunter Ice Skating Stadium (W-L-OTW-OTL)||5-9-1-2|
|144 / 114||Goals For / Goals Against||114 / 144|
|80 / 56||Goals For / Goals Against At Hunter Ice Skating Stadium||56 / 80|