Month: May 2016

2016 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave, Perth Thunder and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

For more information on the AIHL see their website.

Round 6 results:
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2 – 4 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 28 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Bears 4 – 3 SO Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 28 May 2016, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
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– Newcastle North Stars 3 – 5 CBR Brave (17:30, 28 May 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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– Melbourne Ice 4 – 5 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 28 May 2016, Perth Ice Arena)
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– Adelaide Adrenaline 3 – 4 SO Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 29 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 6 – 4 Newcastle North Stars (17:00, 29 May 2016, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
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– Sydney Bears 4 – 6 CBR Brave (17:00, 29 May 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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– Melbourne Ice 4 – 5 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 May 2016, Perth Ice Arena)
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Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 11 6 3 2 0 26
Perth Thunder 10 6 2 1 1 23
Newcastle North Stars 11 5 1 2 3 19
CBR Brave 11 5 1 1 4 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 11 3 1 1 6 12
Melbourne Mustangs 11 3 1 0 7 11
Adelaide Adrenaline 8 2 0 2 4 8
Sydney Bears 9 0 2 2 5 6

2016 ECSL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2016 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Blueline Bombers and Sydney Sting, while the Newcastle North Stars and the Reach Rebels played out a two-all draw. The Rebels remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed North Stars. Next week consists of only one game with the Bombers hosting the Sting in Liverpool.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 11 results:
– Blueline Bombers 5 – 4 Penrith Raptors (18:30, 28 May 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 – 2 Reach Rebels (18:15, 29 May 2016, Penrith Ice Palace).
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– Penrith Raptors 2 – 5 Sydney Sting (20:00, 29 May 2016, Penrith Ice Palace).
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Standings at the end of Round 11:

Team GP W T L PTS
Reach Rebels 9 6 2 1 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 9 4 3 2 11
Sydney Sting 9 3 3 3 9
Penrith Raptors 10 3 1 6 7
Blueline Bombers 9 2 1 6 5

2016 ECSL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2016 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting and Reach Rebels. The Rebels remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed North Stars. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 10 results:
– Sydney Sting 5 – 1 Blueline Bombers (18:30, 21 May 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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– Reach Rebels 6 – 4 Penrith Raptors (18:15, 22 May 2016, Penrith Ice Palace).
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Standings at the end of Round 10:

Team GP W T L PTS
Reach Rebels 8 6 1 1 13
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 8 4 2 2 10
Penrith Raptors 8 3 1 4 7
Sydney Sting 8 2 3 3 7
Blueline Bombers 8 1 1 6 3

2016 AIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Newcastle North Stars, Perth Thunder and the Sydney Ice Dogs. The Ice remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

For more information on the AIHL see their website.

Round 5 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2 – 7 Melbourne Ice (18:00, 19 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 1 – 3 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 21 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Newcastle North Stars 6 – 4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 21 May 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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– Perth Thunder 3 – 2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 21 May 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 6 – 4 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 22 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– CBR Brave 2 – 7 Newcastle North Stars (17:00, 22 May 2016, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
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– Perth Thunder 4 – 3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:00, 22 May 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
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Standings at the end of Round 5:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 9 6 3 0 0 24
Perth Thunder 8 6 0 1 1 19
Newcastle North Stars 9 5 1 2 1 19
CBR Brave 9 3 1 1 4 12
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 2 1 0 6 8
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 2 0 1 3 7
Melbourne Mustangs 9 2 0 0 7 6
Sydney Bears 7 0 1 2 4 4

AIHL news: 19 May 2016

2016 All-Star Weekend
– The AIHL have released the preliminary rosters for the upcoming 2016 AIHL All-Star Weekend. The event is scheduled to take place at the Penrith Ice Palace on 11 June and 12 June with the two teams captained by Michael Schlamp and Matt Armstrong. For more information including the list of players see the announcement from the league.

Newcastle North Stars
– The North Stars have announced that defender David Ferrari has signed with Dunedin Thunder of the New Zealand Ice Hockey League for the 2016 season. Ferrari will continue with the North Stars until the end of May before departing for the start of the New Zealand season in June. He is however expected to return to the North Stars lineup for the 2017 AIHL season. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Perth Thunder
– The Thunder have announced that captain Sam Wilson is expected to miss six weeks after suffering a break in his arm in last weekends double header against the CBR Brave. Andrew Cox will take over the captaincy in his absence while Anthony Nottle will fill his place in the lineup. The injury will mean that Wilson will miss his first AIHL game since the Thunder joined the league in 2012. For more information see the club announcement.
– Fellow defender Per Daniel Goransson has also been placed on the injury list due to a slight muscle tear. He is expected to return to the lineup for the double header in Perth against the Melbourne Ice.

2016 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Newcastle North Stars, Adelaide Adrenaline, Perth Thunder and Melbourne Mustangs. The Ice remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games with the second Melbourne derby kicking off the action on Thursday.

This round also marks the AIHL’s return to Queensland since the departure of the Blue Tongues with the Sydney Bears hosting the Melbourne Ice in the Brisbane Battle double header.

For more information on the AIHL see their website.

Round 4 results:
– Melbourne Ice 3 – 2 SO Sydney Bears (16:00, 14 May 2016, Iceworld Boondall)
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– Newcastle North Stars 8 – 2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 14 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 2 – 3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 14 May 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
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– Perth Thunder 6 – 2 CBR Brave (17:30, 14 May 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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– Melbourne Ice 3 – 1 Sydney Bears (15:30, 15 May 2016, Iceworld Acacia Ridge)
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– Newcastle North Stars 2 – 5 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 15 May 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
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– Sydney Ice Dogs 3 – 6 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 15 May 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena)
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– Perth Thunder 7 – 6 CBR Brave (17:00, 15 May 2016, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
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Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 7 4 3 0 0 18
Perth Thunder 6 4 0 1 1 13
Newcastle North Stars 7 3 1 2 1 13
CBR Brave 8 3 1 1 3 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 4 2 0 1 1 7
Melbourne Mustangs 7 2 0 0 5 6
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 1 1 0 5 5
Sydney Bears 6 0 1 2 3 4