Month: August 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season. Results and standings will be updated as the scores become known.

Skaters Network Player of the Week:

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 1-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 August 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 17 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-6 CBR Brave (17:30, 17 August 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-1 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 18 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 8-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 18 August 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 28 26 0 1 1 79
Newcastle Northstars 26 15 2 0 9 49
Perth Thunder 26 14 1 1 10 45
Sydney Bears 26 13 2 0 11 43
Melbourne Mustangs 26 12 0 3 11 39
Sydney Ice Dogs 26 10 1 2 13 34
Melbourne Ice 26 6 3 0 17 24
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 0 0 2 24 2

Last updated 18 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 19

Round 19 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers and Newcastle North Stars. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sting. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

During the week the league declared the 6 July game between the Penrith Raptors and Nudo Bombers a draw. The game had originally been cancelled due to a lack of referees. The decision to declare the draw due to a lack of available ice time.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 5-3 Nudo Bombers (17:45, 17 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 9-2 Reach Rebels (19:00, 17 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 6-8 Sydney Sting (19:45, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 0-6 Nudo Bombers (21:15, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 18 12 2 4 26
Sydney Sting 17 12 1 4 25
Penrith Raptors 17 10 1 6 21
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 17 6 1 10 13
Reach Rebels 17 0 1 16 1

Last updated 17 August 2019

Dunwoodie announces his retirement

The Sydney Ice Dogs’ David Dunwoodie has announced that he will play his final AIHL game on 25 August against the Melbourne Mustangs at Macquarie Ice Rink. Dunwoodie has played in over 370 AIHL games from 2004 to 2019 with fourteen seasons at the Ice Dogs, two with the Central Coast Rhinos and one with the CBR Brave. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Glaciers announce 2019-20 team staff

Ice Hockey Victoria have announced the positions of head coach, state commissioner and team manager for the Melbourne Glaciers ahead of the 2019-20 AJIHL season. Michael Flaherty returns for his second season as head coach. Mario Pansino takes on the role of state commissioner after serving as team manager last season and Sean McConville is re-signed as team manager of the club. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey Victoria.