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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. Results and standings will be updated as the scores become known.

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 Sydney Sting (19:45, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels Nudo Bombers (21:15, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 17 11 2 4 24
Sydney Sting 16 11 1 4 23
Penrith Raptors 17 10 1 6 21
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 16 6 1 9 13
Reach Rebels 16 0 1 15 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.

Ice Dogs to retire Anthony Wilson’s jersey

The Sydney Ice Dogs will retire former captain Anthony Wilson‘s jersey at their 23 August game against the Sydney Bears at Macquarie Ice Rink. Wilson played or the Ice Dogs from 2003 to 2013 and is currently the teams defensive coach. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2019 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship

The 2019 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship has finished with New South Wales defeating Queensland 5-1 in the grand final to claim the gold medal. The win gives New South Wales their third Phillip Ginsberg title in a row. 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. All games were held at Erina Ice Arena and the tournament ran from 15 August to 18 August 2019.

Further information:
Tournament website
Livestream on the Ice Hockey NSW Facebook page

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– South Australia 4-5 Western Australia (07:00, 15 August 2019)
– Queensland 6-1 Victoria (08:45, 15 August 2019)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-24 New South Wales (10:45, August 2019)
– Victoria 3-1 South Australia (14:30, 15 August 2019)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-4 Western Australia (16:15, 15 August 2019)
– New South Wales 3-0 Queensland (18:00, 15 August 2019)
– Queensland 8-0 Australian Capital Territory (07:00, 16 August 2019)
– Western Australia 2-5 Victoria (09:00, 16 August 2019)
– New South Wales 10-0 South Australia (11:00, 16 August 2019)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-12 Victoria (13:15, 16 August 2019)
– South Australia 1-10 Queensland (15:00, 16 August 2019)
– Western Australia 0-5 New South Wales (16:45, 16 August 2019)
– Victoria 4-3 New South Wales (07:00, 17 August 2019)
– Queensland 4-0 Western Australia (08:45, 17 August 2019)
– South Australia 6-0 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 17 August 2019)

Preliminary round standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 5 4 0 0 1 12
Queensland 5 4 0 0 1 12
Victoria 5 4 0 0 1 12
Western Australia 5 2 0 0 3 6
South Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoffs (all times AEST)
– SF1: Western Australia 1-5 New South Wales (16:00, 17 August 2019)
– SF2: Victoria 2-3 Queensland (17:45, 17 August 2019)
– Third place: Western Australia 3-4 Victoria (07:00, 18 August 2019)
– Grand final: Queensland 1-5 New South Wales (08:45, 18 August 2019)

Last updated 18 August 2019

Perth Inferno 2019-20 roster

The Perth Inferno have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. The club is yet to announce a further two imports but based on the information available so far we can list the ins and outs.

New players to the team include Sydney Fricker (WA Blaze), Heather Hayduk (WA Blaze), Rachel Kogiopoulos, Celeste Milner, Mariam Hall (WA Blaze), Molly Lukowiak and Sara Sammons.

While dropped from the roster are Celestine Adams, Keesha Atkins, Taylor Cookson, Alivia Del Basso, Katrina Dobo, Melissa Jetten, Ella Licari, Cara Minney-Smith, Courtney Moulton, Shelley Pippo-Giuffre, Courtney Poole, Madison Poole and Tansy Thomas-Bland.

Roster
Lesleigh Bower
Michelle Clarke-Crumpton
Sydney Fricker (G)
Mariam Hall
Heather Hayduk
Sasha Irvine
Sasha King (G)
Rachel Kogiopoulos
Tonii Larpent
Bianca Löwenadler
Molly Lukowiak
Isla Malcolm
Louise McNab
Celeste Milner
Liana Njirich
Marina Nottle
Sara Sammons
Elizabeth Scala
Nikki Sharp
Rebecca Smith

Goannas appoint Dunsford as head coach

The Brisbane Goannas have announced the signing of Darryl Dunsford as head coach for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. He replaces Matthew Gilpin who coached the team in the 2018-19 season. Dunsford previously coached the Brisbane Blitz of the Australian Junior Ice Hockey League in 2016-17. For more information see the announcement from the club.