Month: August 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, CBR Brave, Melbourne Ice and Perth Thunder. The Ice maintain their 14 point lead at the top of the standings while the Brave and Mustangs secure the final two playoff spots. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games for the final round of the 2017 regular season.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 17 results:
– Sydney Bears 3-2 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 19 August 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 8-1 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 19 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 4-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 19 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 5-4 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 19 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 5-1 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 20 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-4 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 20 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 3-0 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 20 August 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 20 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 17:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 26 20 2 1 3 65
Perth Thunder 26 14 3 3 6 51
CBR Brave 26 13 3 1 9 46
Melbourne Mustangs 26 11 2 3 10 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 26 10 0 0 16 30
Newcastle Northstars 27 7 3 3 14 30
Sydney Bears 27 7 3 3 14 30
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 6 1 3 16 23

Last updated 20 August 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 21

Round 21 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Penrith Raptors and Reach Rebels. The Sydney Sting remain at the top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 21 results:
– Penrith Raptors 5-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:00, 19 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 6-5 Blueline Bombers (18:15, 20 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 21:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 15 11 2 2 24
Penrith Raptors 15 8 2 5 18
Reach Rebels 15 6 2 7 14
Blueline Bombers 16 2 7 7 11
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 17 4 3 10 11

Last updated 20 August 2017

CBR Brave 2017 awards night

The Brave held their 2017 Presentation Night on 16 August.

– Most Valuable Player: Stephen Blunden
– Best Forward: Stephen Blunden
– Best Defenceman: Dominic Jalbert
– Emerging Brave: Bayley Kubara
– Players Player: Dominic Jalbert
– Coaches Award: Matt Harvey
– Fan Choice: Jan Safar
– John Lewis Memorial Award: Krisy Maricic and Bede Riley

Pirates lose to the Bears

The Canberra Pirates have lost to the Sydney Bears 0-2 in the 2017 NSW Women’s League game this weekend at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. Their second game of the weekend against the Bears had to be cancelled due to bad ice at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 23 September for the finals series in Melbourne. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the LCC Saints on 26 August at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

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

– Canberra Pirates 0-2 Sydney Bears Women (12 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Cancelled: Canberra Pirates Sydney Bears Women (13 August 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

2017 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. The Ice claim the H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2017 regular season with four games to play. The Northstars become the third team to be eliminated from playoffs contention after their loss to the Mustangs on 13 August. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 16 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 12 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 5-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 12 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-1 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 13 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 6-3 CBR Brave (17:00, 13 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings at the end of Round 16:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 24 18 2 1 3 59
Perth Thunder 24 12 3 3 6 45
CBR Brave 24 11 3 1 9 40
Melbourne Mustangs 24 11 2 3 8 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 10 0 0 14 30
Newcastle Northstars 25 7 3 3 12 30
Sydney Bears 25 6 2 3 14 25
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 6 1 2 15 22

Last updated 13 August 2017

2017 AW2SCS: Western Division – Series 2

Series 2 of the 2017 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series – Western Division has finished with wins for Western Australia and the Melbourne Dragons. At the end of Series 2 Western Australia sit on top of the Western Division standings, ten points ahead of the Dragons. Western Australia also lead the league as a whole, three points ahead of the New South Wales Bombers. Competition resumes on 23 September with all six teams in action for the finals.

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

Results
– Western Australia 12-0 Adelaide Valkyries (08:00, 12 August 2017)
– Melbourne Dragons 9-2 Adelaide Valkyries (15:45, 12 August 2017)
– Melbourne Dragons 0-4 Western Australia (17:30, 12 August 2017)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-9 Western Australia (08:15, 13 August 2017)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-9 Melbourne Dragons (11:15, 13 August 2017)
– Western Australia 5-1 Melbourne Dragons (15:45, 13 August 2017)
(all games held at Adelaide Ice Arena)

Western Division standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Western Australia 8 8 0 0 16
Melbourne Dragons 8 3 0 5 6
Adelaide Valkyries 8 1 0 7 2

League standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Western Australia 8 8 0 0 16
New South Wales Bombers 8 6 1 1 13
Canberra Pirates 8 4 1 3 9
Melbourne Dragons 8 3 0 5 6
Adelaide Valkyries 8 1 0 7 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 13 August 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 20

Round 20 of the 2017 East Coast Super League has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Blueline Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Sting remain on top of the standings, eight points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week the Raptors host the North Stars in Penrith and the Rebels take on the Bombers.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 20 results:
– Reach Rebels 4-9 Sydney Sting (18:15, 12 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2-4 Blueline Bombers (17:00, 13 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 5-4 Reach Rebels (18:45, 13 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 20:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 15 11 2 2 24
Penrith Raptors 14 7 2 5 16
Reach Rebels 14 5 2 7 12
Blueline Bombers 15 2 7 6 11
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 16 4 3 9 11