MELBOURNE – Timothy Nikitin tallied three points and two points to Paul Lazzarotto helped the Melbourne Ice defeat the Sydney Ice Dogs 4-2 at the O’Brien Icehouse on Sunday afternoon.
Timothy Nikitin got three assists for three points.
Paul Lazzarotto scored one goal and one assist for two points.
Ryan Foll scored the game winning goal at 9:16 of the second period, assisted by Timothy Nikitin and Paul Lazzarotto.
Shannon McGregor got two assists for two points for the Ice Dogs.
Michael James was the winning goalie for Melbourne Ice, making 20 saves on 22 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.909. Jakob Doornbos was the losing goalie for Sydney Ice Dogs, making 35 saves on 39 shots, for a Save Percentage of 0.897.