Stena Line Belfast Giants vs Nottingham: The Numbers
Saturday (7pm) and Sunday (4pm) sees the Stena Line Belfast Giants back in action at home as they clash with the Nottingham Panthers on two consecutive nights at the Odyssey Arena. The games between the past two Elite League champions is shaping up as a dress rehearsal for the Playoff Quarter-Finals later this month with both sides occupying fourth and fifth spots in the standings.
These two mouth watering clashes have seen some brilliant memories set over the years and this weekend is set to be no different with an electric atmosphere expected both games, including hundreds of Nottingham fans who will make the trip to Belfast for the weekend.
Here are all ‘The Numbers’ you need for this Saturday’s and Sunday’s games vs Nottingham in Belfast:
Saturday & Sunday vs Nottingham
All time record (Win-Loss-Overtime Loss-Shootout Loss-Draw): 124 games, 64-45-2-8-5, 402 goals for, 379 goals against, 5-3-1-1 in last 10 games, 2-4 season record.
Giants top scorers vs Nottingham: Peacock 5 points (3+2), Lloyd 5 points (3+2), Sandrock 5 points (1+4), Cheverie 5 points (1+4)
Panthers top scorers vs Belfast: Higgins 5 points (2+3), Farmer 5 points (1+4), Graham 4 points (2+2), Jacina 4 points (2+2), Lachowicz 4 points (2+2)
Giants powerplay vs Nottingham: 11.1% (3-for-27)
Panthers powerplay vs Belfast: 17.1% (6-for-35)
Panthers powerplay this season: 15.9% (6th in the league) – 19.0% on the road (5th in the league)
Panthers penalty kill this season: 83.1% (4th in the league) – 81.0% on the road (7th in the league)
Stephen Murphy career vs Nottingham: 24-11-2-5, 2.59 GAA, .913 SV%, 2 SO
Carsen Chubak career vs Nottingham: 2-2-1, 2.36 GAA, .924 SV%
Craig Kowalski career vs Belfast: 18-14-0-3, 2.64 GAA, .917 SV%, 2 SO
Mattias Modig career vs Belfast: 0-2, 3.56 GAA, .875 SV%
Power Play: Overall – 21.8% (2nd overall, down 1), Home 23.1% (2nd, up 1), Away 20.4% (2nd, up 1)
Penalty Kill: Overall – 79.9% (8th overall), Home 77.4% (10th), Away 82.1% (4th)
Other Stats & Milestones
Robby Sandrock 1 goal from 50 as a Giant.
Robby Sandrock 3 points from 200 as a Giant.
Mark Garside 2 assists from 100 as a Giant.
David Phillips 6 points from 200 career.
Craig Peacock 5 goals from tying George Awada for 2nd all time.
Nathan Robinson 5 goals from 200 career.
Tickets for both Saturday as well as Sunday are selling well. Secure your seats NOW by clicking here to visit Ticketmaster Online or purchase in person from allÂ Ticketmaster Outlets,Â the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre and the Odyssey Arena Box Office or over the phone by calling (028) 9073 9074.
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See you at the ‘O’ this weekend!