The Australian men’s national under-18 team have won their opening game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division III Group A tournament, defeating Bulgaria 4-3. Goaltender Alexandre Tetreault was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Israel defeated Mexico 3-1 and Turkey beat Chinese Taipei 5-4 in overtime. After the end of the first round Australia sit in second place, equal on points with leaders Israel. The team takes on Chinese Taipei today in their second game of the tournament.
- Australia 4 – 3 Bulgaria (20:00, 14 March 2016, Winter Sports Palace). Game Card