Cold Hard Stats 1. The Sydney Ice Dogs and Newcastle North Stars have met twice this season, splitting the series 1-1-0-0 so far before this weekend. The North Stars won the game at Liverpool Catholic Club Sports Complex 9-1 on May 7.
2. The North Stars have won the last five games against the Ice Dogs at Liverpool Catholic Club Sports Complex.
3. The Ice Dogs last home win against the North Stars was a 4-3 win in June 2013.
4. The Ice Dogs’ Grant Toulmin has scored 10 points in his last five games including eight goals.
5. Since arriving, the North Stars’ Josh Harris has scored at least a point in all but one game, the last start against the Bears.