Month: February 2019

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Brisbane Goannas in both games of their double header in Liverpool. The Melbourne Ice remain on top of the standings, edging out the Sirens on win percentage. Next week the Goannas host the Perth Inferno in Boondall and the Ice take on the Adelaide Rush in Adelaide for the final weekend of the regular season.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Brisbane Goannas 1–10 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 16 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Goannas 0–8 Sydney Sirens (09:15, 17 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 8 0 1 1 25
Sydney Sirens 12 7 2 0 3 25
Perth Inferno 10 5 0 0 5 15
Brisbane Goannas 10 2 0 1 7 7
Adelaide Rush 10 2 0 0 8 6

Last updated 17 February 2019

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Wolf Pack picking up two wins and the Brisbane Blitz one win from their three game series at Iceworld Boondall. As a result of their two wins the Wolf Pack move to the top of the Northern Division standings while the Adelaide Generals remain on top of the Southern and League standings. Next week the Melbourne Glaciers host the Perth Sharks at the O’Brien Group Arena and the Wolf Pack take on the Sydney Sabres in Penrith.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 2–5 Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 16 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 3–2 Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 17 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 3–1 Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 17 February 2019, Iceworld Boondall)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 10 5 0 1 4 16
Brisbane Blitz 9 4 1 0 4 14
Sydney Sabres 7 3 0 0 4 9

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 8 0 1 3 25
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Perth Sharks 9 2 0 2 5 8

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 8 0 1 3 25
Sydney Wolf Pack 10 5 0 1 4 16
Brisbane Blitz 9 4 1 0 4 14
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Sydney Sabres 7 3 0 0 4 9
Perth Sharks 9 2 0 2 5 8

Last updated 17 February 2019

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Adelaide Generals picking up two wins and the Perth Sharks picking up one in their three game series in Perth. The Generals remain on top of the Southern Division standings and the league as a whole while the Brisbane Blitz remains atop the Northern Division. Next week the Blitz host the Sydney Wolf Pack in a three game series at Iceworld Boondall.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Generals 3–2 Perth Sharks (11:00, 9 February 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 3–2 Perth Sharks (17:45, 9 February 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 0–2 Perth Sharks (11:00, 10 February 2019, Perth Ice Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 3 0 1 3 10
Sydney Sabres 7 3 0 0 4 9

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 8 0 1 3 25
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Perth Sharks 9 2 0 2 5 8

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 8 0 1 3 25
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 3 0 1 3 10
Sydney Sabres 7 3 0 0 4 9
Perth Sharks 9 2 0 2 5 8

Last updated 10 February 2019

Australian men’s U18 roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia (IHA) have released the roster of the Australian men’s under-18 national team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division II Group B tournament. The competition will take place from 25 to 31 March in Belgrade, Serbia with Australia competing against Belgium, China, Croatia, the Netherlands and Serbia.

Further information:
IHA announcement
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Roster
Nathaniel Benson (Adelaide Generals)
Declan Bronte (New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs 18U)
Kale Costa (HC Dynamo Pardubice U19)
Justin Dixon
Jakob Doornbos (Melbourne Glaciers)
Jeremy Friederich (Adelaide Generals)
Zachery Gumm (A21 Academy)
Ben Handberg
Ethan Hawes (Everett Jr. Silvertips 16U)
Marcus Hosen
Jacob Laver
Connor Lee (Steele County Blades)
Reece Lukowiak (Banff Hockey Academy Prep)
Liam Mcauley (KMH Budapest U18)
Cooper Metcalf
Max Miller (Sydney Sabres)
Thomas Moncrieff (Sydney Sabres)
Anthony Njirich
Kalin Njirich (Perth Sharks)
Connor Schultz (Sydney Sabres)
Mathieu Vaillancourt (Perth Sharks)
Arthur Wang (Schomberg Cougars)

Ice Dogs sign Paul and Tim Crowder

The Sydney Ice Dogs have announced the signing of Canadian forwards Paul Crowder and Tim Crowder. The two brothers have been playing the 2018-19 season in the Elite Ice Hockey League with Paul currently signed with Fife Flyers and Tim with Coventry Blaze. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2018-19 AWIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2018-19 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Perth Inferno and Sydney Sirens. The Ice remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Sirens. Competition resumes on 16 February with the Sirens hosting the Brisbane Goannas in Liverpool.

Further information:
League website
YouTube live stream account

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sirens 6–7 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 2 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 2–10 Perth Inferno (18:00, 2 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Rush 3–10 Perth Inferno (09:30, 3 February 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4–3 SO Melbourne Ice (13:15, 3 February 2019, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 10 8 0 1 1 25
Sydney Sirens 10 5 2 0 3 19
Perth Inferno 10 5 0 0 5 15
Brisbane Goannas 8 2 0 1 5 7
Adelaide Rush 10 2 0 0 8 6

Last updated 3 February 2019

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Generals, Sydney Sabres, Perth Sharks and Sydney Wolf Pack. The Brisbane Blitz and Adelaide Generals continue to lead the divisional standings and the Generals also sit atop the league standings. Next week the Perth Sharks host the Adelaide Generals in a three game series at the Perth Ice Arena.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Perth Sharks 0–4 Adelaide Generals (16:00, 2 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 2–1 Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 2 February 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks 3–4 Adelaide Generals (10:00, 3 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks 4–2 Adelaide Generals (15:30, 3 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 5–4 Sydney Sabres (18:15, 3 February 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 3 0 1 3 10
Sydney Sabres 7 3 0 0 4 9

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 9 6 0 1 2 19
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Perth Sharks 6 1 0 2 3 5

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 9 6 0 1 2 19
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 3 0 1 3 10
Sydney Sabres 7 3 0 0 4 9
Perth Sharks 6 1 0 2 3 5

Last updated 3 February 2019

Macquarie Ice rink spared demolition

AMP Capital have announced that they will no longer go ahead with the planned demolition of the Macquarie Ice Rink. Community consultation instead led to AMP Capital announcing that any future development to Macquarie Centre will include an Olympic-sized ice rink. For more information see the announcement from Macquarie Centre.