Game Preview: Melbourne Mustangs vs Sydney Bears

Game Date: Saturday 21st May, 2022, 5:00 pm
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs Sydney Bears
Venue: O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne

This will be the second game in the series this year between the Sydney Bears and the Melbourne Mustangs. Melbourne Mustangs lead the series 1 win to 0.

The Sydney Bears last played on Saturday 14th May, 2022 in Newcastle against the Newcastle Northstars, with the Sydney Bears losing 1 – 7. Brian Kim scored 1 goal, and Tyerell Clare scored 1 assist in the loss. Gabe Robledo stopped 26 of the 33 shots he faced, for a save percentage of 0.788 and a goals against average of 5.83.

The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Friday 20th May, 2022 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Ice, with the Melbourne Mustangs winning 7 – 2. Mitchell Humphries scored 2 goals and 1 assist, and Scott Timmins scored 2 goals in the victory. Mitchell Humphries scored the game winning goal at 8.01 of the 1st period, assisted by Sean Jones and Stephen Belic.

Melbourne Mustangs 2022 SEASON COMPARISON Sydney Bears
2-2-0-0 W-L-OTW-OTL 0-2-0-0
OTW-L-W-L-W Last Five Games W-W-W-L-L
21 Goals For 5
16 Goals Against 16
2 / 20 (10%) Power Play 1 / 15 (6.67%)
4 / 26 (84.62%) Penalty Kill 1 / 8 (87.5%)

Sunday 1st May, 2022 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

Melbourne Mustangs 2 4 3 9
Sydney Bears 2 1 1 4

Scoring Summary:
Melbourne Mustangs: Ty Wishart 3G for 3pts. Scott Timmins 2G 4A for 6pts. Jesse Thompson 1G 1A for 2pts. Brendan McDowell 1G 1A for 2pts. Stephen Belic 1G 1A for 2pts. Mike McDowell 1G for 1pt. Vadim Virjassov 1A for 1pt. Jordan Warren 1A for 1pt. Maksim Astafiev 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Bears: Thomas Moncrieff 1G 1A for 2pts. Aidan Wardlaw 1G 1A for 2pts. Alexander Wardlaw 1G 1A for 2pts. Ellesse Carini 1G for 1pt. Alexander Gauthier 2A for 2pts. Tyerell Clare 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Sebastian Woodlands (W) 21 saves on 25 shots (0.840 SV%)
Gabriel Robledo (L) 28 saves on 37 shots (0.757 SV%)

Melbourne Mustangs HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) Sydney Bears
18-14-2-1 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 14-18-1-2
10-5-1-1 Head To Head At O’Brien Icehouse (W-L-OTW-OTL) 5-10-1-1
142 / 122 Goals For / Goals Against 122 / 142
63 / 46 Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Icehouse 46 / 63