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Statistical look at St. George Ravens 20-Game Win Streak

How the Ravens run compares to other win streaks in the GMHL this season

 January 7th, 2019 at 9:59AM  January 7th, 2019 4:12PM

Bradford, Ontario- The St. George Ravens hope to get their 21th consecutive win when they play the Toronto Predators at Canlan Ice Sports Arena in North York on Friday (7:30 P.M. EST; GMHL.TV).

The Ravens won their 20th in a row by defeating the Toronto Predators 5-0 on Sunday, which is the longest winning streak of the 2018-2019 Season. The other two win streaks this season came from the Ville-Marie Pirates winning 14 Games in a row, and the Bradford Rattlers who won 12 Games in a row. 

Here’s a statistical look at how the St. George Ravens streak compares to the other two:

 

14 Wins

Ville-Marie Pirates

Began: September 7, 2018; defeated Temiscaming Titans 7-4

Goals For/Against: Outscored opponents 101-42

Close Calls: Won two one-goal games. Trailed 6-2 after two periods against the West Nipissing Lynx but won 7-6 on October 18; Needed overtime to defeat the Bradford Rattlers 5-4 on September 30

Biggest Wins: 13-3 vs. Ottawa Sharpshooters on October 13; 12-2 vs. Almaguin Spartans on October 28.

Ended: November 1, 2018; 6-5 loss at New Tecumseth Civics

 

 

12 Wins

Bradford Rattlers

Began: October 14, 2018; defeated Almaguin Spartans 9-4

Goals For/Against: Outscored opponents 83-36

Close Calls: Won three games that were tied at the end of the second period. Tied 3-3 going into the third period twice vs. Almaguin Spartans on October 14 (9-4 W) & November 16 (6-3 W). Tied 7-7 vs. West Nipissing Lynx going into the third period on November 23 before scoring three unanswered goals to win 10-7.

Biggest Wins: 9-1 vs. Temiscaming Titans on November 11; 8-3 vs. South Muskoka Shield on November 4.

Ended: November 29, 2018; 4-3 loss at New Tecumseth Civics

 

 

20 Wins

St. George Ravens

Began: October 27, 2018; defeated Tillsonburg Hurricanes 7-6

Goals For/Against: Outscored opponents 163-50

Close Calls: Won three one-goal games. Scored with 1:58 left in the third period against Tillsonburg on October 27 to take the game 7-6. Then scored the lone goal in the second period to defeat the Tillsonburg Hurricanes 1-0 on October 28, taking both games in the home and home. Fought off a come back against the North York Renegades after going up 3-0 going into the third, and the Renegades pushed back with two goals late in the third.

Biggest Wins:  12-3 vs. Niagara Whalers on November 4; 11-3 vs. Kingsville Kings on November 18.

Next Game: January 11, 2019 vs. Toronto Predators

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