The time has finally come for our final weekend and games of the season. For our last away game of the season the Bees will make the trip to Romford on Friday to face the Raiders for the final time this season. Then on Sunday return to the Slough for the final time this season to welcome the Swindon Wildcats to the Slough Ice Arena for the last time this season.
In March the Raiders played 8 games, won 4 and lost 4 but altogether collected 8 points while scoring a total of 35 goals. So far this season Mathieu Gomercic is leading the Raiders as top point scorer so far this season with a total of 64 points (24 goals and 40 assists) in only 51 games but close behind him Jake Sylvester has 63 points (26 goals and 37 assists) in 54 games and at the same time only collected a total of 9 penalty minutes the whole regular season.
The Bees will need to find a way to limit Mathieu Gomercic’s chances because in games only against the Bees, Mathieu has a total of 6 goals and 2 assists, however has also collected 13 penalty minutes along the way. But on the other hand, Jake Sylvester has a total of 2 goals and 4 assists while also collecting 5 penalty minutes in games against the Bees this season. The Raiders have beaten the Bees 4 times this season and the Bees have come out with the 2 points only once.
In the Wildcat’s last 7 games in March they have won 5 games but lost 2 games so collected a total of 10 points and scored 28 goals in total. Tomaz Malazinski finds himself the top point scorer so far this season for the Wildcats as he has collected a total of 113, scoring 42 goals and 71 assists. Head Coach Aaron Nell comes in as the Wildcat’s 2nd top point scorer of the season as he has gathered 48 goals and 46 assists totalling to 94 points for the Wildcats.
In games only against the Bees this season Tomaz Malasinski has a total of 2 goals and 12 assists while Aaron Nell has a total of 5 goals and 4 assists against the Bees so far this season. In games this season Dean Skinns has stopped a total of 44 shots on goal against the Bees and let in 7 goals whereas Renny Marr has stopped 81 shots and conceded a total of 6 goals while scoring an empty net goal at Slough this season. On the other side of this Matt Smital has faced a total of 103 shots in games against the Wildcats and let in 13 goals and in comparison Adam Goss has faced 101 shots and conceded 5 goals.
Face-off for our last game of the 2022/23 season is at 5pm on Sunday evening. Come down and celebrate the achievements of the season and come cheer on the boys for a final time this season.