The Melbourne Chargers have announced an affiliation with the Melbourne Mustangs of the Australian Ice Hockey League. The announcement was made on 31 May at the Melbourne Mustangs’ game against the Melbourne Ice at the O’Brien Icehouse. For more information see the announcement from the club.
Melbourne Mustangs import Parker Thomas has arrived and will lineup for the club in their next game on 10 March. Thomas spent his 2018-19 season playing for the University of Saskatchewan in the U Sports system where he recorded 18 points in 31 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.
The Melbourne Mustangs have announced that Canadian goaltender Travis Fullerton will not be joining the club for the 2019 season as previously announced. Commitments to the Guilford Flames of the Elite Ice Hockey League has been cited as the reason for the withdrawel. A replacement has yet to be announced with Jayden Pine-Murphy currently filling the role as the teams starting goaltender.
The Melbourne Mustangs have released their roster for the 2019 season.
New players to the team include Michael Breedveld (Melbourne Ice), Lachlan Cincotta, Tristian Darling (Dunedin Thunder), Justin Dixon, Thomas Flack (St. Michael’s College), Travis Fullerton (Guildford Flames), Logan Gallacher, Christian Isackson (Wheeling Nailers), Lee Lambert (Blackhawks IHC), Jaxson Lane (Canterbury Red Devils), Maxime Langelier-Parent, Cooper Metcalf, Jaden Pine-Murphy (Melbourne Ice), Parker Thomas (University of Saskatchewan) and Josh Van Douwen.
While dropped from the roster are Ben Davies (Guildford Flames), Brett Ferguson (Guildford Flames), Luke Fisher, Jermaine Joyce (Melbourne Ice), Nikita Kolesnikovs (Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs), Paul Lazzarotto (Melbourne Ice), Nicholas Novysedlak (Sydney Ice Dogs), Petri Pitkänen (Liikunnan Riemu) and Aleksi Toivonen.
#2 Michael McDowell
#7 Christian Isackson
#8 Andrew Erzen
#9 Jaxson Lane
#10 Gavin Birchler
#11 Matt Stringer
#13 Vadim Virjassov
#14 Michael Breedveld
#15 Jackson McCoy
#16 Troy Robertson
#19 Damien Bright
#20 Thomas Flack
#21 Bradley Apps
#23 Jamie Bourke
#24 Mitch Humphries
#25 Michael McMahon
#26 Tristian Darling
#29 Brendan McDowell
#37 Parker Thomas
#40 Travis Fullerton
#49 Matt Anderson
#51 Sean Jones
#85 Stephen Belic
#86 Jaden Pine-Murphy
#89 Patrick O’Kane
#91 Maxime Langelier-Parent
#97 Lee Lambert
– Lachlan Cincotta
– Justin Dixon
– Logan Gallacher
– Josh Van Douwen
– Cooper Metcalf
The Melbourne Mustangs have revealed a ANZAC Day themed jersey ahead of their ANZAC Day game on 20 April against the Adelaide Adrenaline at the O’Brien Icehouse. The club will be auctioning of the players’ jersey to raise funds for returned service men and women.
For more information see the announcement from the club.
The Melbourne Mustangs have defeated the Melbourne Ice 4-2 in an exhibition match at the O’Brien Icehouse. The win for the Mustangs breaks the Ice’s three year winning steak of their annual exhibition game.
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-2 Melbourne Ice (13 April 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
The Melbourne Mustangs have won Hockey X 2019’s Warrior Cup, defeating the Melbourne Ice 3-1. Hockey X 2019 was an invitational tournament hosted by the Melbourne Ice at the O’Brien Icehouse. The tournament was first held in 2018 under the name of Hockey Festival: Melbourne and features eight short form games over two days. The CBR Brave, Melbourne Ice and Melbourne Mustangs all returned for the second year in a row. The Queensland All-Stars make their first appearance at the tournament while the Adelaide Adrenaline didn’t receive an invite after appearing in 2018.
– Hockey X website
– Melbourne Ice 2-4 Melbourne Mustangs (13:15, 30 March 2019)
– Queensland All-Stars 1-2 Melbourne Ice (14:15, 30 March 2019)
– Queensland All-Stars 2-3 SO CBR Brave (15:15, 30 March 2019)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 CBR Brave (18:00, 30 March)
– Melbourne Mustangs 8-0 Queensland All-Stars (19:00, 30 March 2019)
– Melbourne Ice 6-0 CBR Brave (20:00, 30 March 2019)
– Third place game: CBR Brave 3-0 Queensland All-Stars (13:00, 31 March 2019)
– Grand final: Melbourne Mustangs 3-1 Melbourne Ice (14:30, 31 March 2019)
Last updated 31 March 2019