Month: June 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 13

Round 13 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Penrith Raptors and Sydney Sting. The Sting remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Nudo Bombers. Next week the Reach Rebels host the Newcastle North Stars in Penrith and the Raptors take on the Bombers in Canterbury.

Skaters Network Player of the Month: James Barton (Penrith Raptors)

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Penrith Raptors 5-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (19:00, 30 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Sting 6-1 Reach Rebels (20:45, 30 June 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 11 9 1 1 19
Nudo Bombers 11 7 1 3 15
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 11 3 1 7 7
Reach Rebels 11 0 1 10 1

Last updated 30 June 2019

Ice Dogs sign Vasquez

The Sydney Ice Dogs have signed forward Jeremy Vasquez from the Sydney Bears. Vasquez played in 59 games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording eight goals and eleven assists. He is the second player to depart the Bears for the Ice Dogs mid-season after Lachlan Fahmy switched clubs in May. The announcement was made by the Newcastle Northstars ahead of their 29 June game against the Ice Dogs.

2019 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice. The Brave remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

The match between the Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice also served as the sixth annual Canada Day Classic. The Bears defeated the Ice 6-4 to claim their first title since 2016.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Rob Haselhurst (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-7 Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-5 OT Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 29 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 29 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice 4-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 29 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 30 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 30 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 16 15 0 0 1 45
Newcastle Northstars 15 12 1 0 2 38
Sydney Bears 14 6 2 0 6 22
Melbourne Mustangs 14 5 0 3 6 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 14 5 1 1 7 18
Perth Thunder 14 5 1 1 7 18
Melbourne Ice 15 5 1 0 9 17
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 0 0 1 15 1

Last updated 4 July 2019

Bears sign Guyenet and Dauda

The Sydney Bears have announced the signing of Swiss defenceman Kyllian Guyenet and Slovak forward Adam Dauda for the remainder of the 2019 season.

Guyenet spent the 2018-19 season playing for HC Sierre in the Swiss MySports League where he recorded 16 points from 42 games. Dauda started his 2018-19 season playing in the NCAA for Colgate University before finishing with a brief stint in the ECHL for the Newfoundland Growlers.

For more information see the announcement from the club.

Thunder reveal NAIDOC Week jersey

The Perth Thunder have revealed their NAIDOC Week jersey. The jerseys are designed by aboriginal artist Aaron Sutton and aim to promote NAIDOC 2019 “Voice Treaty Truth – Let’s work together for a shared future”.

For more information on the NAIDOC Week game see the announcement from the club and for jersey auction details and more pictures see the clubs second announcement.

NAIDOC Week jersey

Mustangs sign Nastiuk

The Melbourne Mustangs have announced the signing of Canadian goaltender Kevin Nastiuk for the remainder of the 2019 season. Nastiuk spent the 2018-19 season playing for the Stony Plain Eagles in the Allan Cup Hockey West where he recorded a 0.860 save percentage in the regular season and a 0.947 in the playoffs. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Perth Inferno 2019-20 team staff and committee

The Perth Inferno have announced their team staff and committee members for the upcoming 2019-20 season.

For more information see the announcements from the club:
Team staff announcement
Committee announcement

Team staff
– Head Coach: Paul Graham
– Assistant Coach: Jason McMahon
– Defence Coach: Jamie Woodman
– Goaltending Coach: Thomas Boschman
– Team Manager: Brooks Goulds
– Medical: Shannon Spencer
– Medical: Jakub Chudy

Committee
– President: Alicia Kelly
– Vice President: Darren Sharp
– Treasurer: Cara Minney-Smith
– Secretary: Matt Mosley
– Marketing and Media: Paul Graham
– Merchandising Manager: Danielle King
– Community Liason: Mickey Kordas
– General Committee: Thomas Boschman
– General Committee: Marina Nottle