Month: August 2018

2018 ECSL season: Round 20

Round 20 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Penrith Raptors Newcastle Northstars ECSL (17:00, 19 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 16 15 0 1 30
Penrith Raptors 15 11 0 4 22
Nudo Bombers 16 7 0 9 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 15 4 1 10 9
Reach Rebels 16 1 1 14 3

Last updated 19 August 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season. Results and standings will be updated as the scores become known.

Notes
– Melbourne Ice are the second team to be knocked out of finals contention
– The Sydney Bears hold their Pride Game on 19 August against the Adelaide Adrenaline

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-9 Sydney Bears (19:30, 17 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 7-0 Melbourne Ice (19:30, 17 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-10 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 18 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 2-5 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 18 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 3-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 18 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder Melbourne Ice (16:00, 19 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline Sydney Bears (17:00, 19 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs CBR Brave (17:00, 19 August 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 25 21 0 0 4 63
Sydney Bears 25 13 3 3 6 48
Melbourne Mustangs 26 11 2 2 11 39
Perth Thunder 25 10 3 2 10 38
Newcastle Northstars 26 9 4 3 10 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 25 9 3 2 11 35
Melbourne Ice 25 7 2 4 12 29
Adelaide Adrenaline 27 3 2 3 19 16

Last updated 17 August 2018

2018 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship

The 2018 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship is currently underway at the O’Brien Group Arena in Melbourne, running from 16 August to 19 August. The tournament is open to players 13 and under and was held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. Results and standings will be updated as the scores become known.

For more information see the tournament website.

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– Victoria 4-2 Queensland (07:00, 16 August 2018)
– Western Australia 4-3 South Australia (08:45, 16 August 2018)
– New South Wales 14-2 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 16 August 2018)
– South Australia 1-3 Victoria (13:00, 16 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-7 Western Australia (14:45, 16 August 2018)
– Queensland 1-5 New South Wales (16:30, 16 August 2018)
– South Australia 1-2 New South Wales (07:00, 17 August 2018)
– Queensland 8-2 Australian Capital Territory (08:45, 17 August 2018)
– Western Australia 1-2 SO Victoria (10:30, 17 August 2018)
– South Australia 2-4 Queensland (13:45, 17 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-11 Victoria (15:30, 17 August 2018)
– New South Wales 6-0 Western Australia (17:15, 17 August 2018)
– Queensland 3-1 Western Australia (11:45, 18 August 2018)
– Victoria 0-1 New South Wales (13:30, 18 August 2018)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-6 South Australia (15:15, 18 August 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 5 5 0 0 0 15
Victoria 5 3 1 0 1 11
Queensland 5 3 0 0 2 9
Western Australia 5 2 0 1 2 7
South Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoff round (all times AEST)
– SF1: Western Australia 0-3 New South Wales (19:45, 18 August 2018)
– SF2: Queensland 0-1 Victoria (21:00, 18 August 2018)
– Bronze medal: Western Australia Queensland (12:15, 19 August 2018)
– Gold medal: Victoria New South Wales (13:30, 19 August 2018)

Last updated 18 August 2018

AIHL news: 13 August 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– The Adrenaline have announced that forward Caleb Apperson has left the club in order to begin his 2018-19 season with the Birmingham Bulls of the Southern Professional Hockey League. Apperson played 25 games for the Adrenaline, recording five goals and 17 assists. For more information see the announcement from the club

2018 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 15 points clear of the second placed Bears. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games with the round kicking off on a Friday in Sydney and Melbourne.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Mustangs 7-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 11 August 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 11 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 8-11 CBR Brave (17:30, 11 August 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 4-3 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 12 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 12 August 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-2 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 12 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 24 20 0 0 4 60
Sydney Bears 24 12 3 3 6 45
Perth Thunder 24 10 3 2 9 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 9 3 2 10 35
Newcastle Northstars 24 8 4 3 9 35
Melbourne Mustangs 24 9 2 2 11 33
Melbourne Ice 24 7 2 4 11 29
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 3 2 3 18 16

Last updated 12 August 2018

2018 ECSL season: Round 19

Round 19 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars and Sydney Sting. The Sting remain on top of the standings, eight points clear of the second paced Penrith Raptors. Next week the North Stars host the Raptors in Newcastle for the only game of the round.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 6-1 Reach Rebels (19:00, 11 August 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 3-4 Sydney Sting (20:45, 11 August 2018, Cantebury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 16 15 0 1 30
Penrith Raptors 15 11 0 4 22
Nudo Bombers 16 7 0 9 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 15 4 1 10 9
Reach Rebels 16 1 1 14 3

Last updated 11 August 2018

Roster released for 2018 Winter Games NZ

Ice Hockey Australia have released the Australian men’s national team roster for the upcoming 2018 Winter Games NZ‘s Trans-Tasman Challenge. Australia will take on New Zealand in a three game series in Queenstown from 6 September to 8 September 2018.

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey Australia

Defenceman
Zachary Boyle (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Robert Haselhurst (Newcastle Northstars)
Shannon McGregor (Sydney Ice Dogs)
Michael McMahon (Melbourne Mustangs)
Lliam Webster (C) (Melbourne Ice)
Jamie Woodman (Perth Thunder)

Forwards
Ellesse Carini (Sydney Ice Dogs)
Tyler Kubara (CBR Brave)
Jordan Kyros (Perth Thunder)
Robert Malloy (A) (Newcastle Northstars)
Kai Miettinen (CBR Brave)
Patrick Nadin (Newcastle Northstars)
Thomas Powell (A) (Melbourne Ice)
Tomek Sak (Perth Thunder)
Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
Christopher Wong (Melbourne Ice)

Goaltenders
Charlie Smart (Newcastle Northstars)
Alexandre Tetreault (CBR Brave)

Staff
– Head Coach: Brad Vigon
– Assistant Coach: Matti Luoma
– Team Manager: Ian Webster
– Assistant Manager: Val Webster
– Medical Trainer: Michael Botes
– Team Leader: Andrew McDowell

2018 AIHL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. Following their win against the Northstars the CBR Brave claim their first H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2018 regular season with five games to play. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Perth Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

The match between the CBR Brave and Sydney Ice Dogs served as the 2018 Matt Clark Memorial Shield Game, a game which was originally from 1995 to 2001 by the Warringah Bombers. The match is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The Brave won the shield after defeating the Ice Dogs 6-3. The Ice Dogs had won the previous two editions.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 3-2 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 4 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 SO Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 4 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 4 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 6-4 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 5 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-9 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 5 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 6-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 5 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 23 19 0 0 4 57
Sydney Bears 22 10 3 3 6 39
Perth Thunder 24 10 3 2 9 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 22 9 3 2 8 35
Newcastle Northstars 23 8 4 3 8 35
Melbourne Mustangs 22 7 2 2 11 27
Melbourne Ice 22 6 2 4 10 26
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 3 2 3 16 16

Last updated 4 August 2018