Month: November 2015

2015-16 AJIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2015-16 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers and Perth Pelicans. The Glaciers remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the Pelicans who moved into second place after their win over the Sharks. Next week the Pelicans travel to Penrith to take on the two Sydney teams while the two Melbourne teams host the Perth Sharks at the O’Brien Group Arena.

For more information see the leagues Facebook page including the full seasons schedule.

Round 5 results:

  • Melbourne Glaciers 7 – 2 Melbourne Whalers (15:45, 28 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Perth Pelicans 5 – 4 Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 November 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 5:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Glaciers 5 4 0 1 0 13
Perth Pelicans 5 3 0 1 1 10
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 3 0 0 2 9
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Perth Sharks 5 1 1 0 3 5
Melbourne Whalers 5 0 1 0 4 2

2015-16 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2015-16 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with the Melbourne Ice taking four of the six available points against the Brisbane Goannas. The Ice also were also handed their first loss of the season after going down 4-5 after a shootout in Saturdays game. The Ice remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Ice travel to Adelaide to take on the Adrenaline and the Sydney Sirens host the Goannas in Canterbury.

For more information see the official league site.

Round 4 results:

  • Brisbane Goannas 5 – 4 SO Melbourne Ice (15:45, 28 November 2015, Iceworld Boondall).
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  • Brisbane Goannas 2 – 4 Melbourne Ice (08:30, 29 November 2015, Iceworld Boondall).
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Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 6 5 0 1 0 16
Sydney Sirens 6 3 1 0 2 11
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 0 2 1 3 5
Brisbane Goannas 6 0 1 2 3 4

Australian U18 roster announced ahead of World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have announced the Australian men’s under-18 team roster for the upcoming 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships. Australia will compete in the Division III Group A tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria from 14 March to 20 March 2016. The team is competing in Division III Group A after being relegated from Division II Group B in 2015.

For more information on the team see their Facebook page.

Roster
Jordan Brunt (F)
Ellesse Carnini (F)
– Andrew Chen (F/D)
– Evan Connard (F/D)
James Downie (G)
– Lachlan Dwyer (D)
Lachlan Fahmy (D)
– Darcy Flannigan (D)
Bayley Kubara (D)
Liam Manwarring (F)
– Marcel McGuiness (F)
– Jake Riley (F)
– Jake Ruck (F)
– Aiden Sillato (F)
Tommy Steven (F)
Alex Tetreault (G)
– Byron Tschuma (F)
– Gabriel Veht (F)
Nicholas Weiland (F)
Findlay Wood (F)

Reserves
Brentin Azzopardi (D)
Liam Campbell (F/D)
Jack Hayes (G)
– Jacob Hayley (D)

2015-16 AJIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2015-16 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League has finished with the Perth Sharks defeating the Perth Pelicans 4-2 in the only game of the round. The Melbourne Glaciers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sydney Wolf Pack. Next week the two Melbourne teams face-off at the O’Brien Group Arena and the Sharks take on the Pelicans at the Xtreme Ice Arena.

For more information see the leagues Facebook page including the full seasons schedule.

Round 4 results:

  • Perth Sharks 4 – 2 Perth Pelicans (18:30, 21 November 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Glaciers 4 3 0 1 0 10
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 3 0 0 2 9
Perth Pelicans 4 2 0 1 1 7
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Perth Sharks 4 1 1 0 2 5
Melbourne Whalers 4 0 1 0 3 2

2015-16 AWIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2015-16 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with Sydney Sirens defeating the Adelaide Adrenaline in both games at the Adelaide Ice Arena. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sirens. Next week the Ice travel Brisbane to take on the Goannas at Ice World Boondall.

For more information see the official league site.

Round 3 results:

  • Adelaide Adrenaline 2 – 8 Sydney Sirens (16:00, 21 November 2015, Adelaide Ice Arena).
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  • Adelaide Adrenaline 2 – 4 Sydney Sirens (10:00, 22 November 2015, Adelaide Ice Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 3:

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

2015-16 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2015-16 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League kicks has finished with wins for the Perth Pelicans and Sydney Sabres. Despite not playing the Melbourne Glaciers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Wolf Pack. Next weekend the Sharks take on the Pelicans at the Xtreme Ice Arena in the only game of the round.

For more information see the leagues Facebook page including the full seasons schedule.

Round 3 results:

  • Perth Sharks 1 – 3 Perth Pelicans (18:30, 14 November 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena).
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  • Sydney Wolf Pack 1 – 5 Sydney Sabres (20:00, 15 November 2015, Penrith Ice Palace).
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Standings at the end of Round 3:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Glaciers 4 3 0 1 0 10
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 3 0 0 2 9
Perth Pelicans 3 2 0 1 0 7
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Perth Sharks 3 0 1 0 2 2
Melbourne Whalers 4 0 1 0 3 2

Vigon steps down as Mustangs head coach

The Melbourne Mustangs have announced that Brad Vigon has stepped down from the head coach position due to family commitments. The club is now in the process of recruiting his replacement and expects the position to be filled before the 2016 preseason tryouts.

For more information see the announcement from the club.

2015-16 AJIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2015-16 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers, Sydney Wolf Pack, Perth Sharks and Sydney Sabres. The Glaciers move to the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Wolf Pack. Next week the Pelicans take on the Sharks at the Xtreme Ice Arena and the Wolf Pack face the Sabres at the Penrith Ice Palace.

For more information see the leagues Facebook page including the full seasons schedule.

Round 2 results:

  • Melbourne Whalers 2 – 5 Melbourne Glaciers (20:00, 5 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Sydney Wolf Pack 6 – 2 Melbourne Whalers (13:15, 7 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Sydney Sabres 1 – 5 Melbourne Glaciers (15:00, 7 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Perth Sharks 3 – 2 SO Perth Pelicans (18:30, 7 November 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena).
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  • Sydney Sabres 3 – 0 Melbourne Whalers (15:30, 8 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Sydney Wolf Pack 1 – 5 Melbourne Glaciers (17:15, 8 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 2:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Glaciers 4 3 0 1 0 10
Sydney Wolf Pack 4 3 0 0 1 9
Perth Pelicans 2 1 0 1 0 4
Sydney Sabres 4 1 0 0 3 3
Perth Sharks 2 0 1 0 1 2
Melbourne Whalers 4 0 1 0 3 2

2015-16 AWIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2015-16 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice and Sydney Sirens. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the Sirens and Adrenaline. The AWIHL returns for Round 3 on 21 November with the Adrenaline hosting the Sirens in Thebarton.

For more information see the official league site.

Round 2 results:

  • Melbourne Ice 7 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (17:00, 7 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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  • Sydney Sirens 5 – 4 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (17:00, 7 November 2015, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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  • Sydney Sirens 4 – 1 Adelaide Adrenaline (10:30, 8 November 2015, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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  • Melbourne Ice 6 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (13:15, 8 November 2015, O’Brien Group Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 2:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 4 0 0 0 12
Sydney Sirens 4 1 1 0 2 5
Adelaide Adrenaline 4 0 2 1 1 5
Brisbane Goannas 4 0 0 2 2 2

Northern Stars sweep Suns in final UIHC match

The Northern Stars have won the final game of the 2015 Ultimate Ice Hockey Championship (UIHC), defeating the Southern Suns 4-2. The Stars claim the inaguaral UIHC Cup and finish the tournament with three wins from three games. The Suns David Kudla was named most valuable player of the match and Daniel Goransson of the Northern Stars was named most valuable player of the series. The coaches award was given to the Stars head coach Rick Cooper and Kaden Goulds won the the most creative shootout winner award.

Goals:
– Stars: Rob Haselhurst (1), Simon Magiskan (1), Christophe Moffat (1), Daniel Goransson (1)
– Suns: Tomas Sak (2)

For more information on the series including team rosters see the UIHC website.

Schedule:

  • Game 1: Northern Stars 5 – 2 Southern Stars (17:30, 17 October 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena). Game Card: Not Available
  • Game 2: Northern Stars 5 – 0 Southern Stars (17:30, 24 October 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena). Game Card: Not Available
  • Game 3: Northern Stars 4 – 2 Southern Stars (17:30, 31 October 2015, Xtreme Ice Arena). Game Card: Not Available