AJIHL news: 14 November 2018

Melbourne Glaciers
The Glaciers have begun a slow release of their player roster for the 2018-19 AJIHL season. Players announced so far include:
– Bobby Huang. First season with the Glaciers
Christian Pansino. Second season with the Glaciers
Elijah West-Testa. Third season with the Glaciers
Damon Parolin. Second season with the Glaciers
Isaac Norris. Played two seasons with the Brisbane Blitz (2016-2018)

Adelaide Generals 2018-19 roster

The Adelaide Generals have announced their roster for the upcoming 2018-19 AJIHL season. Into the roster are Timothy Benson, Andrew Chen (from A21 Academy), Jake Hazel, Brandon Hodge, Craig Meharry, Jolyon Oakey and Cameron Pope. While players dropped from the roster include Zachary Boyle, Kyle Collier, Ted Fabijan, Kayne Fedor, Ryan Foll, Jordan Geyer, Aaron Grubb (to Seaforth Generals), Leo Hildebrand, Damon Hoad, Bradley Rowe, Brandon Taylor and Charlie Wragg.

Defencemen
#5 Kyle Clark (C)
#16 Andrew Chen (A)
#55 Jake Hazel
#72 Timothy Benson

Forwards
#2 Brad Chenoweth (A)
#3 Dylan Pope
#15 Nathaniel Benson
#20 Cameron Pope
#49 Craig Meharry
#64 Neil Opolentisima
#75 Ambrose Foster
#91 Jolyon Oakey

Goaltenders
#1 Jeremy Friedrich
#37 Brandon Hodge

Staff
– Head Coach: Corey Smith
– Assistant Coach: Ryan Foll
– Team Manager: Paula Benson

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Perth Inferno defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games of their double header. The Melbourne Ice remain at the top of the standings, six points cleared of the second placed Inferno. Competition resumes on 24 November with the Rush hosting the Brisbane Goannas and the Sydney Sirens travelling to Perth to take on the Inferno.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results
– Perth Inferno 11–4 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 10 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream
– Perth Inferno 6–0 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 11 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 4 0 0 0 12
Perth Inferno 2 2 0 0 0 6
Sydney Sirens 2 0 0 0 2 0
Adelaide Rush 2 0 0 0 2 0
Brisbane Goannas 2 0 0 0 2 0

Last updated 11 November 2018

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Wolf Pack and Sydney Sabres each picking up a win from their double header. The Wolf Pack take first place on the standings, edging out the Sabres on goal difference. Next week the Adelaide Generals host the Melbourne Glaciers in a three game series at the Ice Arena.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sabres 2-5 Sydney Wolf Pack (19:15, 10 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 2-4 Sydney Sabres (18:15, 11 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Glaciers 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Glaciers 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 10 November 2018

2018 World Para Championships: China wins promotion

The 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament has finished with China defeating Finland 5-0 in the final game. As a result of their win China is promoted to Group B for 2019. Australian captain Jarred Liddicoat was named the tournaments most valuable player.

For more information see the Australian Para Ice Hockey Association Facebook page.

– Finland 0-5 China (15:00, 8 November 2018, Vierumäki)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
China 2 2 0 0 0 6
Finland 2 1 0 0 1 3
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0

2018 World Para Championships: China shutout Australia

The Australian men’s national para ice hockey team have lost 0-40 to China in their second game of the 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament. Their loss means Australia finish the tournament in last place. The final game of the tournament between China and Finland will be held today to determine who earns promotion to Group B for 2019.

For more information see the Australian Para Ice Hockey Association Facebook page.

– Australia 0-40 China (15:00, 7 November 2018, Vierumäki)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
China 1 1 0 0 0 3
Finland 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0

2018 World Para Championships: Australia lose to Finland

The Australian men’s national para ice hockey team have lost 1-6 to Finland in their opening game of the 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament. Captain Jarrod Liddicoat scored the team’s only goal and was named Australia’s most valuable player of the game. Australia take on China today in their final game of the tournament.

For more information see the Australian Para Ice Hockey Association Facebook page.

– Australia 1-6 Finland (15:00, 6 November 2018, Vierumäki)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Finland 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 0 0 0 1 0
China 0 0 0 0 0 0

Australian para team captains announced

The Australian Para Ice Hockey Association have announced the team captains for the Australian men’s national para ice hockey team for the 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament. The competition takes place from 6 November to 8 November in Vierumäki, Finland with Australia competing against China and Finland.

Captain: Jarred Liddicoat
Alternate Captain: Marty Jackson
Alternate Captain: Xavier Player

Australian Women’s U18 roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian women’s under-18 team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament. The competition will take place from 12 January to 18 January in Jaca, Spain with Australia competing against Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain and Turkey.

Goaltenders
Taylah Pearson (Brisbane Goannas)
Olivia Last (Sydney Sirens)

Skaters
Celestine Adams (Perth Inferno)
– Imogene Alexander
Anna Badaoui (Sydney Sirens)
Samantha Brophy (Brisbane Goannas)
Ebony Brunt (Sydney Sirens)
Ava Calabria (Sydney Sirens)
Emily Davis-Tope (Pursuit of Excellence)
– Endillion Kenyon
Lindsey Kiliwnik
Cleo Mayer (Sydney Sirens)
– Sienna Nicholson
Liana Njirich (Perth Inferno)
Marnie Pullin (Melbourne Ice)
Isabela Raymundo (Melbourne Ice)
Sara Sammons
Nikki Sharp (Perth Inferno)
– Mikaelah Wakefield
Chloe Walker (Sydney Sirens)