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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.

Adrenaline get their own official beer

The Adelaide Adrenaline and beer sponsor Big Shed Brewing Concern have announced the release of Puck Yeah Pale Ale, the official beer of the Adelaide Adrenaline. Puck Yeah is an American pale ale previously under the name of F-Yeah American Pale Ale. For more information see the announcement from the club

2019 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Perth Thunder and Newcastle Northstars. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 27 points clear of the second placed Northstars. Following their win on 10 August the Brave also broke the record for total points scored in a regular season. The Brave set the record last season after recording 72 points. Next week all eight teams are in action across five games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 7-6 OT Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 10 August 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Sydney Bears (17:00, 10 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 5-12 CBR Brave (17:30, 10 August 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 3-9 Perth Thunder (16:30, 11 August 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-7 CBR Brave (16:30, 11 August 2019, Phllip Ice Skating Centre)
– Newcastle Northstars 5-4 SO Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 11 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 27 25 0 1 1 76
Newcastle Northstars 25 15 2 0 8 49
Perth Thunder 25 13 1 1 10 42
Sydney Bears 24 12 2 0 10 40
Melbourne Mustangs 25 12 0 3 10 39
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 8 1 2 13 28
Melbourne Ice 25 6 3 0 16 24
Adelaide Adrenaline 25 0 0 2 23 2

Last updated 14 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 18

Round 18 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Sydney Sting. Next week four teams are in action across four games while the Raptors sit the round out on a bye.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Penrith Raptors 7-5 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:45, 10 August 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Nudo Bombers 7-2 Sydney Sting (19:15, 10 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 15 11 1 3 23
Sydney Sting 15 10 1 4 21
Penrith Raptors 16 10 0 6 20
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 15 5 1 9 11
Reach Rebels 15 0 1 14 1

Last updated 10 August 2019

Roster released for 2019 Winter Games NZ

Ice Hockey Australia have released the Australian men’s national team roster for the upcoming 2019 Winter Games NZ’s Trans-Tasman Challenge. Australia will take on New Zealand in a three game series in Queenstown from 5 to 7 September 2019. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey Australia.

Roster
Zach Boyle (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Jonathon Bremner (Melbourne Ice)
Wehebe Darge (CBR Brave)
Dayne Davis (Newcastle Northstars)
Hayden Dawes (CBR Brave)
Rob Haselhurst (Perth Thunder)
Robert Malloy (Newcastle Northstars)
Liam Manwarring (Newcastle Northstars)
Brendan McDowell (Melbourne Mustangs)
Austin McKenzie (Melbourne Ice)
Kai Miettinen (CBR Brave)
Patrick Nadin (Newcastle Northstars)
Timothy Newmark (Sydney Bears)
Daniel Pataky (Sydney Ice Dogs)
Aiden Sillato (Sydney Ice Dogs)
Charlie Smart (Newcastle Northstars)
Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
Lliam Webster (Melbourne Ice)
Jamie Woodman (Perth Thunder)