Australian Women shutout Turkey

The Australian women’s national team have won their first game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament, defeating Turkey 12-0. Forward Alivia Del Basso was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Iceland defeated New Zealand 8-2 and Spain beat Mexico 3-0. After the end of the second round Australia is sitting in third place, trailing the leaders Spain by two points. The teams now have a rest day today and return to the ice on Thursday with Australia taking on New Zealand in their third game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament including game times and livestreaming details see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Australia 12 – 0 Turkey (13:00, 1 March 2016, Pabellon de Hielo). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Spain 2 2 0 0 0 6
Iceland 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 1 0 1 0 4
Mexico 2 0 1 0 1 2
New Zealand 2 0 0 0 2 0
Turkey 2 0 0 0 2 0

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