Game Preview: Sydney Bears vs Newcastle Northstars

20220827 - Game Preview - Bears vs Northstars
20220827 - Game Preview - Bears vs Northstars

Game Date: Saturday 27th August, 2022, 5:00 pm
Teams: Sydney Bears vs Newcastle Northstars
Venue: Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

This will be the fourth and final game in the series this year between the Newcastle Northstars and the Sydney Bears. Newcastle Northstars lead the series 3 wins to 0.

The Newcastle Northstars last played on Sunday 21st August, 2022 in Melbourne against the Melbourne Mustangs, with the Newcastle Northstars winning 7 – 4. Daniel Berno scored 3 goals, and Francis Drolet scored 2 goals and 2 assists in the victory. Daniel Berno scored the game winning goal at 9:43 of the 3rd period, assisted by Robert Malloy and Ethan Hawes.

The Sydney Bears last played on Friday 19th August, 2022 in Sydney against the Sydney Ice Dogs, with the Sydney Bears winning 12 – 1. Ellesse Carini scored 2 goals and 2 assists, and Jake Ratcliffe scored 2 goals and 2 assists in the victory. Geoffrey O’Hara scored the game winning goal at 9:56 of the 1st period, assisted by Alexander Gauthier and Timothy Newmark.

Sydney Bears 2022 SEASON COMPARISON Newcastle Northstars
10-8-1-0 W-L-OTW-OTL 15-3-0-1
L-L-L-L-W Last Five Games L-W-W-OTL-W
100 Goals For 109
90 Goals Against 69
22 / 106 (20.75%) Power Play 24 / 85 (28.24%)
20 / 95 (78.95%) Penalty Kill 14 / 92 (84.78%)

Saturday 6th August, 2022 at Macquarie Ice Rink, Sydney

Newcastle Northstars 2 6 0 8
Sydney Bears 1 2 2 5

Scoring Summary:
Sydney Bears: Brian Funes 1G 1A for 2pts. Jake Ratcliffe 1G 1A for 2pts. Michael Poirier 1G 1A for 2pts. Thomas Moncrieff 1G for 1pt. Kenshin Hayashi 1G for 1pt. Timothy Newmark 2A for 2pts. Michal Glowka 1A for 1pt. Scott Clemie 1A for 1pt.
Newcastle Northstars: Daniel Berno 3G 1A for 4pts. Francis Drolet 1G 2A for 3pts. Patrick Ward 1G 2A for 3pts. Connor Schultz 1G 1A for 2pts. John Kennedy 1G for 1pt. Timothy Stanger 1G for 1pt. Liam Manwarring 3A for 3pts. Robert Malloy 2A for 2pts. Mackenzie Gallagher 2A for 2pts. Ethan Hawes 1A for 1pt.
Goalie Statistics:
Ethan Spelde (W) 3 saves on 7 shots (0.429 SV%)
Ignacy (Ethan) Benjamin (L) 4 saves on 11 shots (0.364 SV%)

Sydney Bears HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS (since 2005) Newcastle Northstars
26-32-2-4 Head to Head (W-L-OTW-OTL) 32-26-4-2
3-4-0-0 Head To Head At Macquarie Ice Rink (W-L-OTW-OTL) 4-3-0-0
224 / 243 Goals For / Goals Against 243 / 224
30 / 26 Goals For / Goals Against At Macquarie Ice Rink 26 / 30