Month: July 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs and Newcastle Northstars. The Ice remain on top of the standings, eight points clear of the second placed Thunder. The Ice are also the first team to qualify for the 2017 Goodall Cup playoffs after their second win of the weekend. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Mustangs sit the round out on a bye.

The round also saw the Melbourne Ice hold a Swedish themed day on 30 July. The Swedish theme included the Ice wearing a blue and gold coloured variant of their jersey.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 14 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-3 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 7-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 29 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 30 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 4-7 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 30 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 14:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 20 15 2 1 2 50
Perth Thunder 22 11 3 3 5 42
CBR Brave 21 10 3 1 7 37
Melbourne Mustangs 22 9 2 3 8 34
Newcastle Northstars 22 7 3 3 9 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 21 9 0 0 12 27
Sydney Bears 24 5 2 3 14 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 22 5 1 2 14 19

Last updated 30 July 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 19

Round 19 of the 2017 East Coast Super League has finished with wins for the Penrith Raptors and Newcastle North Stars. The Sting remain on top of the standings, eight points ahead of the second placed Raptors. Next week the ECSL are holding their 2017 All Star Charity Game at the Penrith Ice Palace. Regular season competition resumes on 12 August.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 19 results:
– Penrith Raptors 9-3 Blueline Bombers (17:00, 29 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Sting 2-9 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:30, 29 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 19:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 14 10 2 2 22
Penrith Raptors 13 6 2 5 14
Reach Rebels 12 5 2 5 12
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 15 4 3 8 11
Blueline Bombers 14 1 7 6 9

2017 AIHL season: Round 13

Round 13 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, Newcastle Northstars and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Ice remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Adrenaline sit the round out on a bye.

Round 13 was also the league’s pride round which was held to help raise awareness for the LGBTIQ community. As part of the round the Mustangs wore a pride themed rainbow jersey in their Saturday game against the Northstars.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 13 results:
– CBR Brave 10-5 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 22 July 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-6 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 22 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 4-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 22 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-1 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 23 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 4-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:00, 23 July 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 3-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 23 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 13:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 18 13 2 1 2 44
Perth Thunder 20 11 2 3 4 40
CBR Brave 20 9 3 1 7 34
Melbourne Mustangs 20 8 2 2 8 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 19 9 0 0 10 27
Newcastle Northstars 21 6 3 3 9 27
Sydney Bears 22 5 2 3 12 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 22 5 1 2 14 19

Last updated 23 July 2017

2017 AW2SCS: East Division – Series 2

Series 2 of the 2017 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series – East Division
has finished with all three teams picking up at least one win. At the end of Series 2 the New South Wales Bombers sit on top of the East Division standings, four points ahead of the Canberra Pirates. The Bombers also lead the league as a whole with the Western Division yet to play their second series. Competition resumes on 12 August with Series 2 of the Western Division while the East Division teams return to action on 23 September for the finals in Melbourne.

For more information see the eSportsdesk webpage and the competition’s Facebook page.

Results
– Canberra Pirates 5-1 Brisbane Blaze (15:30, 22 July 2017)
– New South Wales Bombers 3-1 Canberra Pirates (16:30, 22 July 2017)
– Brisbane Blaze 0-3 New South Wales Bombers (17:30, 22 July 2017)
– Canberra Pirates 1-1 New South Wales Bombers (06:00, 23 July 2017)
– New South Wales Bombers 4-0 Brisbane Blaze (07:00, 23 July 2017)
– Brisbane Blaze 3-1 Canberra Pirates (08:00, 23 July 2017)
(all games held at Gold Coast Iceland)

East Division standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 8 6 1 1 13
Canberra Pirates 8 4 1 3 9
Brisbane Blaze 8 1 0 7 2

League standings

Team GP W T L PTS
New South Wales Bombers 8 6 1 1 13
Canberra Pirates 8 4 1 3 9
Western Australia 4 4 0 0 8
Adelaide Valkyries 4 1 0 3 2
Melbourne Dragons 4 1 0 3 2
Brisbane Blaze 8 1 0 7 2

Note: Games consist of three 18 minute periods with no stop clock and a two minute break between periods. The competition is open to players over the age of 14 however AWIHL players must have league approval before competing.

Last updated 23 July 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 18

Round 18 of the 2017 East Coast Super League has finished with wins for the Reach Rebels and Penrith Raptors. The Sting remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week the Bombers host the Raptors in Penrith and the North Stars take on the Sting in Newcastle.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 18 results:
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-4 Reach Rebels (17:00, 22 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 5-0 Sydney Sting (18:45, 22 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 18:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 13 10 2 1 22
Penrith Raptors 12 5 2 5 12
Reach Rebels 12 5 2 5 12
Blueline Bombers 13 1 7 5 9
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 14 3 3 8 9

Canada Maples win 2017 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

The Canada Maples have claimed the 2017 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup after winning their fifth game in the nine game series. The 2017 title is Canada’s second in a row and fifth overall. Unfortunately the organisers have yet to release the results of the final two games of the series.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 5-4 USA Eagles (17:30, 1 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 6-9 USA Eagles (15:00, 2 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples 4-3 USA Eagles (19:30, 5 July 2017, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples 10-6 USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples 4-6 USA Eagles (17:30, 8 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples 8-4 USA Eagles (15:00, 9 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples 6-5 USA Eagles (19:30, 11 July 2017, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 13 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:30, 15 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)

Pirates lose to Eagles and Flyers

The Canberra Pirates have lost their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games this weekend against the Canterbury Eagles and Blacktown Flyers. The team were shutout 0-4 in their first game against the Eagles and lost the second 1-2 against the Flyers.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Sydney Bears on 12 August at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre and 13 August at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Canberra Pirates 0-4 Canterbury Eagles Women (16 July 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Canberra Pirates 1-2 Blacktown Flyers Women (16 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)