Month: July 2018

2018 ECSL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season. The game between the Sydney Sting and Reach Rebels has been cancelled due to the Rebels being unable to fill an ECSL calibre team. As a result the Rebels forfeit the game and the Sting awarded a 5-0 win.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL Penrith Raptors (19:00, 14 July 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Forfeit: Sydney Sting 5-0 Reach Rebels (20:45, 14 July 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 13 13 0 0 26
Penrith Raptors 11 7 0 4 14
Nudo Bombers 12 5 0 7 10
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 11 3 1 7 7
Reach Rebels 13 1 1 11 3

Last updated 14 July 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 12

Round 12 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Perth Thunder, Sydney Ice Dogs and and CBR Brave. The Brave remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Sydney Ice Dogs 0-5 Sydney Bears (19:30, 13 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 3-4 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 14 July 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 14 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-3 CBR Brave (17:30, 14 July 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 4-7 Perth Thunder (16:30, 15 July 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-2 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 15 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 18 14 0 0 4 42
Sydney Ice Dogs 18 8 3 2 5 32
Perth Thunder 18 8 3 1 6 31
Newcastle Northstars 19 7 3 3 6 30
Sydney Bears 17 7 2 3 5 28
Melbourne Mustangs 19 6 1 2 10 22
Melbourne Ice 19 5 2 3 9 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 18 2 2 2 12 12

Last updated 15 July 2018

AIHL news: 12 July 2018 (part 2)

Melbourne Mustangs
– Starting goaltender Petri Pitkänen has left the club and is returning to Finland due to visa requirements. The Mustangs have announced they are looking into options to get him back to the club and are expected to provide an update shortly. Backup Aleksi Toivonen is likely to fill the starting position in the mean time.

AIHL news: 12 July 2018

Perth Thunder
– The Thunder have signed Swiss forward Pascal Gemperli as a replacement for Landon Oslanski while he is away from the team. Gemperli spent the 2017-18 season playing for SC Weinfelden in the 1. Amateur Regio League and EHC Chur in the MySports League. He recorded 19 points in 18 games for SC Weinfelden and eight points in 13 games for EHC Chur.
– The club have also released an image of their #Get Checked jersey which they will wear on 25 August against the Newcastle Northstars. The #Get Checked game is being organised to help raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. For the picture of the jersey see announcement in the club newsletter.

AIHL news: 9 July 2018

CBR Brave
Tynan Theobald made his debut for the club on 7 July. Serving as a backup to Matt Hewitt, Theodald was put in the net during the third period but was pulled after five minutes having let in three goals on five shots. Theobald spent his 2017-18 season playing for both the New Tecumseth Civics and London Lakers in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.

Sydney Ice Dogs
Kale Costa joined the team for the first time this season in their 8 July game against the Adelaide Adrenaline. Kosta played two games for the Ice Dogs in 2017 and has spent the 2017-18 season playing for HC Slovan Usti nad Labem U16 in the ELIOD Extraliga mladšího dorostu where he finished as the teams top scorer with 39 points from 33 games.

Canada defeat USA at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Team Canada have defeated Team USA 9-6 in the final game of the 2018 Ice Hockey Classic series. Team USA however win their first Ice Hockey Classic series with Canada winning the previous three editions.

For more information see the Ice Hockey Classic Facebook page

Schedule
– Game 1: Team Canada 8-5 Team USA (22 June 2018, Spark Arena, NZ)
– Game 2 Cancelled: Team Canada – Team USA (23 June 2018, Westpac Stadium, NZ)
– Game 3: Team Canada 4-6 Team USA (28 June 2018, Queenstown Ice Arena, NZ)
– Game 4: Team Canada 3-6 Team USA (30 June 2018, Qudos Bank Arena)
– Game 5: Team Canada 7-8 OT Team USA (5 July 2018, Adelaide Entertainment Centre)
– Game 6: Team Canada 9-6 Team USA (7 July 2018, Brisbane Entertainment Centre)
Team USA claim the series 3-2

2018 ECSL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting and Nudo Bombers. The Sting remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second placed Penrith Raptors. Next week the Raptors host the Newcastle North Stars and the Sting take on the Reach Rebels.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Sydney Sting 5-2 Penrith Raptors (18:15, 8 July 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Nudo Bombers 5-0 Reach Rebels (20:00, 8 July 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 12 12 0 0 24
Penrith Raptors 11 7 0 4 14
Nudo Bombers 12 5 0 7 10
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 11 3 1 7 7
Reach Rebels 12 1 1 10 3

Last updated 8 July 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears, Melbourne Ice, Melbourne Mustangs and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Brave remain on top of the standings, nine points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Mustangs sit the round out on a bye.

The match between the CBR Brave and Melbourne Melbourne Mustangs on 7 July served as the second annual Pride Game. The Brave won the match 7-5.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 7 July 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– CBR Brave 7-5 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 7 July 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 1-7 Sydney Bears (17:00, 7 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 4-3 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 8 July 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– CBR Brave 3-6 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 8 July 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 8 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 17 13 0 0 4 39
Newcastle Northstars 18 7 3 3 5 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 16 7 3 2 4 29
Perth Thunder 16 7 2 1 6 26
Sydney Bears 15 6 1 3 5 23
Melbourne Mustangs 19 6 1 2 10 22
Melbourne Ice 17 5 2 2 8 21
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 2 2 1 11 11

Last updated 8 July 2018