THE NUMBERS GAME: Clan vs Stars
Play-off points are a must as Glasgow Clan play host to Dundee Stars for the first time in this Premier Sports Elite League season.
But what can the numbers tell us about both teams as they get ready to do battle in Braehead Arena in this latest outing? Let’s take a look and see.
Number of days since Dundee Stars last visited Glasgow Clan at Braehead Arena. Stars edged a 3-2 contest on penalty shots on that occasion.
Number of goals scored by Dundee’s left winger Sebastian Bengtsson in his last three games, netting two against Cardiff Devils on Wednesday and two against Belfast Giants last Friday.
Also number of victories picked up by an Omar Pacha-led Dundee Stars team in 12 previous meetings at Braehead Arena since he took over from Marc LeFebvre in 2017.
Number of times this fixture has produced five goals or more out of the last 18 meetings between them in a run that stretches back from October 2018
Number of appearances that will be made by Clan #12 Jordan Buesa if he ices in this game in all Premier Sports Elite League competition
Number of goals in the nine meetings between the two teams during the 2019/20 season, made up of five league games and four in the Challenge Cup
Number of goals scored by Colton Yellow Horn for Glasgow Clan against Dundee Stars this season – half of his total tally of six thus far.
Goals by Jordan Buesa and Mikko Vainonen against Sheffield Steelers on Wednesday were their first goals of the season for the Clan
Number of goals conceded by Dundee goalie Adam Morrison in the Premier Sports Elite League – the second highest by a netminder behind Shane Owen of Fife Flyers
Number of goals scored by Glasgow Clan’s Mitch Jones – the highest of any defenceman in the Premier Sports Elite League so far this season.
Photo by Derek Black