2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Perth Inferno in both games of their double header at the O’Brien Group Arena. With their two wins the Ice increase their lead at the top of the standings, now seven points clear of the second placed Sydney Sirens. Next week the Sirens host the Adelaide Rush in a double header at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Perth Inferno 3–9 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 8 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream
– Perth Inferno 1–5 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 9 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 6 6 0 0 0 18
Sydney Sirens 6 3 1 0 2 11
Adelaide Rush 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Inferno 6 2 0 0 4 6
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 0 1 5 1

Last updated 9 December 2018

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Blitz picking up two wins and the Sydney Sabres one win from their three game series at Iceworld Boondall. The Blitz move to the top of the Northern Division standings, edging out the Sabres on percentage. The Adelaide Generals remain at the top of the Southern Division and League standings. Next week the Sharks host the Glaciers at the Perth Ice Arena and the Blitz travel to Sydney to take on the Wolf Pack.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sabres 1–3 Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres 2–3 Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres 3–1 Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 3 2 0 0 1 6
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 1 0 4 5
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Brisbane Blitz 3 2 0 0 1 6
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 1 0 4 5
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 9 December 2018

AIHL news: 5 December 2018

Melbourne Ice
– The Ice have announced the signing of Brad Vigon to the position of head coach. Vigon replaces interim coach Sandy Gardner who had been in the role since June 2018 after the departure of Peter Ekroth. Vigon previously coached the Melbourne Mustangs from 2013 to 2015 and is the current head coach of the Australian men’s national team.

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games of their double header. The Melbourne Ice remain at the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Ice host the Perth Inferno in a double header at the O’Brien Group Arena.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 4–3 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 1 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall). Live stream
– Sydney Sirens 6–1 Brisbane Goannas (07:00, 2 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall). Live stream

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 4 0 0 0 12
Sydney Sirens 6 3 1 0 2 11
Perth Inferno 4 2 0 0 2 6
Adelaide Rush 4 2 0 0 2 6
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 0 1 5 1

Last updated 2 December 2018

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with Adelaide Generals picking up two wins and the Glaciers one win from their three game series at the O’Brien Group Arena. The Generals remain at the top of the Southern Division and League standings while the Sydney Wolf Pack lead the Northern Division. Next week the Brisbane Blitz host the Sydney Sabres at Iceworld Boondall.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide General 4–1 Melbourne Glaciers (12:15, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General 5–3 Melbourne Glaciers (18:00, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General 2–3 SO Melbourne Glaciers (16:00, 2 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

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 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 1 0 4 5
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 1 0 4 5
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
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 2 December 2018

Australia men’s U20 roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian men’s under-20 team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division III tournament. The competition will take place from 14 January to 20 January in Reykjavik, Iceland with Australia competing against Bulgaria, China, Chinese Taipei, Iceland, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey.

Further information:
IHA announcement
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Goaltenders
Ethan Spelde (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Sebastian Woodlands (A21 Academy)

Skaters
Jordan Brunt (CBR Brave)
Andrew Chen (Adelaide Generals)
Lachlan Fahmy (South Shore Kings)
Kenshin Hayashi
Thomas Kiliwnik
Yannic Lodge (Tranås AIF J20)
Liam Manwarring (Tranås AIF J20)
Marcel McGuiness (Adelaide Red Wings)
Jack Ransome (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Jake Riley (Tranås AIF J20)
Fredrik Rozenberg (Sydney Bears)
Dylan Sables (Sydney Sabres)
Lachlan Tripp (Brisbane Blitz)
Jeremy Vasquez (Seahawks Hockey)
Arthur Wang (Schomberg Cougars)
Xander Wardlaw (Boston Jr. Rangers)
Brock Williams

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Rush and Sydney Sirens. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Brisbane Goannas host the Sirens in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Brisbane Goannas 3–5 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 24 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream
– Sydney Sirens 9–2 Perth Inferno (18:00, 24 November 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena). Live stream
– Sydney Sirens 8–1 Perth Inferno (07:00, 25 November 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena). Live stream
– Brisbane Goannas 1–2 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 25 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena). Live stream

Standings

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

Last updated 25 November 2018