Australian U18 final roster for 2018 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the final roster for the Australian men’s national under-18 team for the upcoming 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group A tournament. The competition will take place from 1 April to 7 April in Tallinn, Estonia with Australia competing against Estonia, Great Britain, Lithuania, Poland and South Korea.

Ethan Hawes and Thomas Kiliwnik have btoh been added, having previously not been announced on the extended roster. Players cut for the final roster include Andrew Chen, Thomas Moncrieff and Gabriel Veyt

Goaltenders
Jakob Doornbos (Sydney Wolf Pack)
James Downie (Meijer AAA Hockey 18U)
Jeremy Friederich (Adelaide Generals)

Defence
Declan Bronte (Ontario Hockey Academy U17)
– Ethan Hawes
Joey Gunner (Sydney Wolf Pack)
– Anthony Njirich
Kalin Njirich (Perth Sharks)
Arthur Wang (Richmond Hill Coyotes Mn Mgt AAA)

Forwards
James Barton (Sydney Sabres)
Kale Costa (HC Slovan Usti nad Labem U16)
Zachery Gumm (A21 Academy)
Thomas Kiliwnik
Calvin Kwan (Sydney Sabres)
Connor Lee (Iowa Wild AAA U16)
Yannic Lodge (Richmond Generals)
– Liam McAuley
Max Miller
Damon Parolin (Melbourne Glaciers)
Jack Ransome (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Jake Riley (A21 Academy)
Connor Schultz

Reserves
Ben Handberg
Christian Pansino (Melbourne Glaciers)

Staff
– Headh Coach: Steve Laforet
Brent Laver
Paul Kelly
– Miranda Ransome
Johan Steenberg
– Cherine Weiland

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