Month: April 2018

2018 World Championships: Australia finish second

The Australian men’s national team have lost to the Netherlands 2-9 in their final game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin faced 66 shots, saving 57, and was named best Australian player of the game. He was also named the best Australian player of the tournament and selected as the tournaments best goaltender. In other games of the day China defeated Belgium 5-2 and Serbia beat Iceland 5-2. Australia finish the tournament in second place while the Netherlands finish at the top of the standings and are promoted back to Division I Group B for 2019. Iceland finish in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 2-9 Netherlands (16:30, 29 April 2018, IJssportcentrum). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 5 5 0 0 0 15
Australia 5 3 1 0 1 11
Serbia 5 3 0 1 1 10
China 5 2 0 0 3 6
Belgium 5 1 0 0 4 3
Iceland 5 0 0 0 5 0

Brisbane Goannas 2018 player awards

The Brisbane Goannas have announced their player awards for the 2017-18 AWIHL season.

– Best Forward- Christina Badgley
– Best Defence – Veronica Watson
– Most Improved- Lindsey Kiliwnik
– Rookie of Year – Samantha Brophy
– Goannas Award – Tracy Hocutt

2018 World Championships: Australia beat China

The Australian men’s national team have beat Serbia 5-4 in a shootout in their fourth game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Forward Tommy Powell was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day China defeated Iceland 3-1 and the Netherlands beat Belgium 10-2. Australia remains second in the standings while the Netherlands lead with twelve points. Australia take on the Netherlands today for their final game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2012 World Championship Division I Group B tournament where Australia lost 2-6.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 5-4 SO Serbia (20:00, 28 April 2018, IJssportcentrum). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 4 4 0 0 0 12
Australia 4 3 1 0 0 11
Serbia 4 2 0 1 1 7
China 4 1 0 0 3 3
Belgium 4 1 0 0 3 3
Iceland 4 0 0 0 4 0

2018 AIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Adrenaline, CBR Brave, Melbourne Ice, Melbourne Mustangs and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Brave move into first place on the standings, edging out the Adrenaline on win percentage. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 28 April 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 28 April 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 4-5 SO Melbourne Ice (17:00, 28 April 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 3-6 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 29 April 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 29 April 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 2 2 0 0 0 6
Adelaide Adrenaline 4 2 0 0 2 6
Melbourne Ice 2 1 1 0 0 5
Sydney Ice Dogs 3 1 1 0 1 5
Melbourne Mustangs 2 1 0 0 1 3
Newcastle Northstars 2 0 0 1 1 1
Perth Thunder 2 0 0 1 1 1
Sydney Bears 1 0 0 0 1 0

Last updated 29 April 2018

2018 ECSL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting and Penrith Raptors. The Sting remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week the Nudo Bombers host the Newcastle North Stars and the Sting take on the Reach Rebels.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 1-4 Sydney Sting (19:00, 28 April 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 4-9 Penrith Raptors (20:45, 28 April 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 5 5 0 0 10
Penrith Raptors 5 3 0 2 6
Nudo Bombers 5 2 0 3 4
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 5 1 1 3 3
Reach Rebels 4 0 1 3 1

Last updated 28 April 2018

2018 World Championships: Australia beat China

The Australian men’s national team have beat China 3-1 in their third game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Defenceman Rob Haselhurst scored a goal and an assist and was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Belgium defeated Iceland 6-3 and the Netherlands beat Serbia 5-0. Australia remains second in the standings while the Netherlands lead with the best goal difference. The teams have a rest day today and return on Saturday where Australia take on Serbia for their fourth game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2017 World Championship Division II Group A tournament where Australia won 4-3 in overtime.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 3-1 China (13:00, 26 April 2018, IJssportcentrum). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 3 3 0 0 0 9
Australia 3 3 0 0 0 9
Serbia 3 2 0 0 1 6
Belgium 3 1 0 0 2 3
China 3 0 0 0 3 0
Iceland 3 0 0 0 3 0

2018 World Championships: Australia beat Belgium

The Australian men’s national team have beat Belgium 6-0 in their second game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin stopped all 24 shots to earn the shutout and was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Serbia defeated China 3-1 and the Netherlands beat Iceland 11-1. Australia move up to second in the standings while the Netherlands lead with the best goal difference. The teams have a rest day today and return on Thursday where Australia take on China for their third game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2011 New Zealand Winter Games where Australia won 15-2.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 6-0 Belgium (13:00, 24 April 2018, IJssportcentrum). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 2 0 0 0 6
Serbia 2 2 0 0 0 6
Belgium 2 0 0 0 2 0
China 2 0 0 0 2 0
Iceland 2 0 0 0 2 0

2018 World Championships: Australia beat Iceland

The Australian men’s national team have beat Iceland 3-0 in their opening game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Defenceman Per Daniel Göransson scored the opening goal and was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Serbia defeated Belgium 4-1 and the Netherlands beat China 7-0. At the end of day one Australia sit third in the standings while the Netherlands lead with the best goal difference. Australia take on Belgium today for their second game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2017 World Championship Division II Group A tournament where Australia won 3-0.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 3-0 Iceland (13:00, 23 April 2018, IJssportcentrum). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 1 1 0 0 0 3
Serbia 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 1 0 0 0 3
Belgium 1 0 0 0 1 0
Iceland 1 0 0 0 1 0
China 1 0 0 0 1 0

2018 ECSL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers and Sydney Sting. The Sting remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week the Sting host the Newcastle North Stars and the Bombers take on the Penrith Raptors.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Nudo Bombers 6-1 Reach Rebels (18:15, 22 April 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Sting 7-3 Penrith Raptors (20:00, 22 April 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 4 4 0 0 8
Nudo Bombers 4 2 0 2 4
Penrith Raptors 4 2 0 2 4
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 4 1 1 2 3
Reach Rebels 4 0 1 3 1

Last updated 22 April 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave and Adelaide Adrenaline. After the first round the Ice sit on top of the standings with a superior goal difference over the Brave. Next week seven teams are in action across five games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-8 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 21 April 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 SO Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 21 April 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 2-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 21 April 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-1 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 22 April 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 1 1 0 0 0 3
CBR Brave 1 1 0 0 0 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Ice Dogs 1 0 1 0 0 2
Newcastle Northstars 1 0 0 1 0 1
Melbourne Mustangs 1 0 0 0 1 0
Sydney Bears 1 0 0 0 1 0
Perth Thunder 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 22 April 2018