Game Preview: Melbourne Mustangs vs Newcastle Northstars

Game Date: Saturday 7th May, 2022, 5:00 pm
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs Newcastle Northstars
Venue: O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne

This will be the second game of the year between these two teams. Newcastle Northstars lead the series 1 win to 0.

The Newcastle Northstars last played on Saturday 30th April, 2022 in Newcastle against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Newcastle Northstars winning 7 – 4. Tomas Landa scored 2 goals and 1 assist, and Mackenzie Gallagher scored 2 goals in the victory. Robert Malloy scored the game winning goal at 19.33 of the 3rd period, assisted by Beau Taylor.

The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 1st May, 2022 in Sydney against the Sydney Bears, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 9 – 4. Ty Wishart scored 3 goals, and Scott Timmins scored 2 goals and 4 assists in the victory. Ty Wishart scored the game winning goal at 5.36 of the 2nd period, assisted by Scott Timmins.

Melbourne Mustangs 2022 SEASON COMPARISON Newcastle Northstars
1-1-0-0 W-L-OTW-OTL 1-0-0-0
L-OTL-OTW-L-W Last Five Games OTW-L-OTW-W-W
13 Goals For 7
11 Goals Against 4
1 / 11 (9.09%) Power Play 1 / 4 (25%)
2 / 13 (84.62%) Penalty Kill 0 / 5 (100%)

Saturday 30th April, 2022 at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle

Melbourne Mustangs 0 2 2 4
Newcastle Northstars 3 1 3 7

Scoring Summary:
Melbourne Mustangs: Scott Timmins 1G 1A for 2pts. Dylan Morris 1G for 1pt. Jordan Warren 1G for 1pt. Jesse Thompson 1G for 1pt. Ty Wishart 1A for 1pt. Brendan McDowell 1A for 1pt. Lukas Subrt 1A for 1pt. Gavin Birchler 1A for 1pt. David Shumborski 1A for 1pt.
Newcastle Northstars: Tomas Landa 2G 1A for 3pts. Mackenzie Gallagher 2G for 2pts. Robert Malloy 1G 2A for 3pts. Beau Taylor 1G 2A for 3pts. Daniel Berno 1G for 1pt. Liam Manwarring 3A for 3pts. Shane Southwood 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Ethan Spelde (W) 39 saves on 43 shots (0.907 SV%)
Sebastian Woodlands (L) 13 saves on 17 shots (0.765 SV%)

Melbourne Mustangs HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) Newcastle Northstars
14-17-2-2 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 17-14-2-2
7-9-1-0 Head To Head At O’Brien Icehouse (W-L-OTW-OTL) 9-7-0-1
126 / 143 Goals For / Goals Against 143 / 126
60 / 62 Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Icehouse 62 / 60