Game Preview: Melbourne Mustangs vs Sydney Ice Dogs

20220827_Game Preview - Mustangs vs Ice Dogs
20220827_Game Preview - Mustangs vs Ice Dogs

Game Date: Saturday 27th August, 2022, 5:00 pm
Teams: Melbourne Mustangs vs Sydney Ice Dogs
Venue: O’Brien Icehouse, Melbourne

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

The Sydney Ice Dogs last played on Friday 19th August, 2022 in Sydney against the Sydney Bears, with the Sydney Ice Dogs losing 1 – 12. Strat Allen scored 1 goal, and Thomas Voller scored 1 assist in the loss. Jakob Doornbos stopped 35 of the 47 shots he faced.

The Melbourne Mustangs last played on Sunday 21st August, 2022 in Melbourne against the Newcastle Northstars, with the Melbourne Mustangs losing 4 – 7. Scott Timmins scored 1 goal and 3 assists, and Gavin Birchler scored 1 goal in the loss. Sebastian Woodlands stopped 16 of the 23 shots he faced.

Melbourne Mustangs 2022 SEASON COMPARISON Sydney Ice Dogs
7-9-0-1 W-L-OTW-OTL 3-15-0-0
OTL-W-W-W-L Last Five Games W-L-L-L-L
77 Goals For 62
80 Goals Against 129
18 / 78 (23.08%) Power Play 15 / 91 (16.48%)
15 / 84 (82.14%) Penalty Kill 31 / 87 (64.37%)

Sunday 14th August, 2022 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

Melbourne Mustangs 3 2 4 9
Sydney Ice Dogs 3 1 2 6

Scoring Summary:
Melbourne Mustangs: Matt Armstrong 2G 3A for 5pts. Scott Timmins 2G 2A for 4pts. Brendan McDowell 2G for 2pts. Vadim Virjassov 1G 2A for 3pts. Mitchell Humphries 1G 1A for 2pts. Gavin Birchler 1G for 1pt. Ty Wishart 3A for 3pts. Sean Jones 2A for 2pts. Matthew Knox 1A for 1pt. Stephen Belic 1A for 1pt.
Sydney Ice Dogs: Cameron Todd 3G 1A for 4pts. Strat Allen 2G 2A for 4pts. Aleksandr Dvinianinov 1G for 1pt. Daniel Pataky 3A for 3pts. Shannon McGregor 1A for 1pt. Jeremy Vasquez 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Sebastian Woodlands (W) 19 saves on 25 shots (0.760 SV%)
Jakob Doornbos (L) 40 saves on 49 shots (0.816 SV%)

Melbourne Mustangs HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) Sydney Ice Dogs
18-15-2-2 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 15-18-2-2
9-7-1-1 Head To Head At O’Brien Icehouse (W-L-OTW-OTL) 7-9-1-1
161 / 126 Goals For / Goals Against 126 / 161
83 / 65 Goals For / Goals Against At O’Brien Icehouse 65 / 83