Month: October 2019

Glaciers defeat Melbourne Ice Women

The Melbourne Glaciers have defeated the Melbourne Ice Women 12-2 in an exhibition game at the O’Brien Icehouse. The game was held as part of a pre-season practice for both teams. The Ice kick their AWIHL season off on 2 November while the Glaciers’ AJIHL season begins on 23 November. For more information see the post from the Melbourne Ice.

– Melbourne Glaciers 12-2 Melbourne Ice Women (26 October 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

2019-20 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2019-20 AWIHL season has finished with the Adelaide Rush defeating the Perth Inferno in both games at the Adelaide Ice Arena and take first place in the regular season standings. Next week the Sydney Sirens host the Inferno and the Melbourne Ice travel to Brisbane to take on the Goannas.

Further information:
AWIHL website, Facebook page, eSportsdesk statistics
YouTube livestream account

Results (all times local)
– Perth Inferno 4–7 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 26 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Inferno 5–6 Adelaide Rush (09:30, 27 October 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Rush 2 2 0 0 0 6
Perth Inferno 2 0 0 0 2 0
Brisbane Goannas 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Ice 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sydney Sirens 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 27 October 2019

Sydney Wolf Pack 2019-20 roster

The Sydney Wolf Pack have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey NSW.

New players to the team include James Barton (from Sydney Sabres), Albi Benjamin, Ignacy Benjamin, Nicholas Doornbos, Jackson Gallagher (from Sydney Sabres), Nathaniel Kopp, Aleksi Mannio, Fredrik Rozenberg (from HC Lidköping J18) and Alexander Wardlaw (from Boston Jr. Rangers).

While dropped from the roster are Connor Bolger (to Sydney Sabres), Liam Campbell, Nicolas Campeau, Liam Gleeson (on reserves), Harrison Good, Mohak Issar (on reserves), Paul Kim, Taegan Rippon (to Sydney Sabres), Ethan Spelde and Jayden Whitbread.

Roster
James Barton
Albi Benjamin
Ignacy Benjamin
Joel Berthold
Brad Demmitt
Luka Dimopoulos
Nicholas Doornbos
Jackson Gallagher
Mackenzie Gallagher
Joey Gunner
Matthew Kopp
– Nathaniel Kopp
Dylan Lavery
Aleksi Mannio
Jack Ransome
Fredrik Rozenberg
Alistair Rye
Aidan Wardlaw
Alexander Wardlaw
Callum Wardlaw

Reserves
Liam Gleeson
Mohak Issar
Brendan Kleipas

Sydney Sabres 2019-20 roster

The Sydney Sabres have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey NSW.

New players to the team include Connor Bolger (from Sydney Wolf Pack), Mackenzie Bolger, Jakob Brooks, Zigmond Janiszewski, Dmitri Kuleshov, Noah Moncrieff and Taegan Rippon (from Sydney Wolf Pack).

While dropped from the roster are Brentin Azzopardi, James Barton (to Sydney Wolf Pack), Ryan Barton, Travis Cromhout, Jackson Gallagher (to Sydney Wolf Pack), Nathan Moncrieff and Joshua Kleipas.

Roster
Connor Bolger
Mackenzie Bolger
Jakob Brooks
James Douchkov
– Zigmond Janiszewski
Dmitri Kuleshov
Mika Laajunen
Max Miller
Noah Moncrieff
Thomas Moncrieff
Matteo Raco
Taegan Rippon
Alex Ross
Dylan Sables
Hayden Savage
Connor Schultz
Sean Takiari
Dale Tilsted
James Urweiss
Jesse Wilson

Reserves
Liam Gleeson
Mohak Issar
Brendan Kleipas

Brisbane Goannas 2019-20 roster

The Brisbane Goannas have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. New players to the team include Kelly Costa, Kyniska Hoy, Courtney Mahoney, Imogen Perry (Brisbane Blitz), Dannielle Roberts, Samantha Smith and Veronica Watson.

While dropped from the roster are Brittany Gibbs, Tina Girdler (Sydney Sirens), Charlotte Kelly, Alex MacDonald, Danielle Roberts, Anna Santilli and Emma Steele.

Staff changes sees Darryl Dunsford come in as head coach replacing Matthew Gilpin and Megan Gilchrist replaces Ben Stadtmiller as assistant coach.

Roster
Samantha Brophy
Abi Brown
Grace Carbone
Chloe Charles
Kelly Costa
Jaimi Goonan
Cassie Haley (I)
Tracy Hocutt
Kyniska Hoy
Sarah Kinninment
Veera Laiho (I)
Courtney Mahoney
Taylah Pearson
Imogen Perry
Dannielle Roberts
– Samantha Smith
Katherine Thelander
Veronica Watson
Jessica Wytrykusz (I)

Staff
– Head coach: Darryl Dunsford
– Assistant coach: Megan Gilchrist
– Goaltender coach: David Pennell
– Equipment manager: Shaun Memmler
– Stength & Conditioning: Britt Gibbs

Sydney Sirens 2019-20 roster

The Sydney Sirens have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. New players to the team include Nadine Edney (St. Lawrence University), Sarah Edney (Buffalo Beauts), Tina Girdler (Brisbane Goannas), Jillian Murphy, Kayla Nielsen (St. Lawrence University) and Maya Zyl.

While dropped from the roster are Erin Beaver, Kristen Embrey, Sandra Giustiniani, Paula Keen, Annelie Kvisle, Amanda Laine, Olivia Last (RoKi), Phoebe Roberts and Shiarna Tarasenko.

In terms of team staff Jayden Ryan replaces Jeff Helbren as head coach. Helbren served as head coach for the Sirens for the last two seasons. Kaylee White and Don MacDonald come in as assistant coaches replacing James Hammond.

Roster
Anna Badaoui
Ebony Brunt
Ava Calabria
Elizabeth Chia
Stephenie Cochrane
Sera Dogramaci
Nadine Edney (I)
Sarah Edney (I)
Tina Girdler
Sharna Godfrey
Remi Harvey
Eiland Kenyon
Amelia Matheson
Cleo Mayer
Hollie McFadden
Katherine McOnie
Jillian Murphy
Kayla Nielsen (I)
Chloe Walker
– Maya Zyl

Staff
– Head coach: Jayden Ryan
– Assistant coach: Kaylee White
– Assistant coach: Don MacDonald
– Team manager: Neil McFadden

2019 AW2SCS: Round 3 and Playoffs

The 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series has finished with the Melbourne Chargers defeating the Canberra Pirates 3-2 in the final to win their second straight Gower Cup. The Chargers also claimed the regular season title, finishing the twelve game season on twenty points and two points clear of second place. The New South Wales Bombers finish in third after defeating the WA Blaze 3-1 in their placement match. Round 3 and the playoffs were held at the O’Brien Icehouse.

Further information:
AW2SCS’ Facebook page
AW2SCS’ eSportsdesk page for statistics
Livestream of the medal games

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Chargers 3-0 New South Wales Bombers (13:30, 19 October 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 1-4 WA Blaze (14:45, 19 October 2019)
– Melbourne Chargers 2-1 Adelaide Valkyries (16:00, 19 October 2019)
– New South Wales Bombers 4-0 WA Blaze (17:15, 19 October 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 1-4 Melbourne Chargers (18:30, 19 October 2019)
– Adelaide Valkyries 0-5 New South Wales Bombers (19:45, 19 October 2019)
– WA Blaze 1-6 Melbourne Chargers (21:00, 19 October 2019)
– Canberra Pirates 9-0 Adelaide Valkyries (22:15, 19 October 2019)

Regular season standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Melbourne Chargers 12 9 2 1 20
New South Wales Bombers 12 8 2 2 18
Canberra Pirates 12 6 1 5 13
WA Blaze 12 4 1 7 9
Adelaide Valkyries 12 0 0 12 0

Playoffs
– SF1: Canberra Pirates 2-1 New South Wales Bombers (12:15, 20 October 2019)
– SF2: WA Blaze 1-2 Melbourne Chargers (13:30, 20 October 2019)
– Consolidation: Adelaide Valkyries Aussie Jets (14:15, 20 October 2019)
– Third place: WA Blaze 1-3 New South Wales Bombers (16:00, 20 October 2019)
– Grand final: Melbourne Chargers 3-2 Canberra Pirates (17:15, 20 October 2019)

Last updated 20 October 2019

Pirates roster for 2019 AW2SCS Round 3

The Canberra Pirates have released their roster for the third round of the 2019 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series which starts 19 October at the O’Brien Icehouse.

Roster
Steph Boxall
Ebony Brunt
– Rhi Brooks
– Alex Croyle
– Cassy Dowd
Nikita Horvath
Kirsten Hudson (C)
– Jessica Joss
Endillion Kenyon
– Kimmi MacLeod
Brittany Mendham
Peta Lehoczky (A)
– Rish Rummukainen
Madison Sargeant
– Kristy Tank (A)

Staff
Andrew Brunt
Eiland Kenyon
– Ben Pearce