Melbourne Mustangs

Mustangs reveal Bushfire Appeal jersey

The Melbourne Ice have revealed their Bushfire Appeal jersey which will be worn during the Victorian Bushfire Appeal exhibition match on 19 January. The jersey is produced by Kridgett Kreations and features a Bushfire Appeal logo. The club will hold a silent auction for the jerseys on the night.

Further information:
Announcement from the club
Additional images of the jersey
Melbourne Ice’s Bushfire Appeal jersey

Melbourne Mustangs - Bushfire Appeal jersey

Ice and Mustangs announce exhibition game

The Melbourne Ice and Melbourne Mustangs will play an exhibition game on 19 January at the O’Brien Icehouse to help raise funds for the Victorian Bushfire Appeal. For more information see the announcement from the Melbourne Ice.

– Melbourne Ice – Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 19 January 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

2020 AIHL schedule released

The Australian Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the upcoming 2020 season. The regular season will start on 18 April and run through to 23 August followed by the playoffs weekend on 29 and 30 August at a location to be announced. The league also announced that the All-Star Game has been removed from the 2020 schedule following a request to allow more rest for the teams. A round of the 2020 season will also be dedicated to firefighters to help raise money for the Rural Fire Services and to the Red Cross.

Further information:
AIHL Facebook post
2020 season schedule

Melbourne Mustangs 2019 Club Awards

The Melbourne Mustangs held their 2019 Club Awards last weekend.

– Most Valuable Player: Christian Isackson
– Most Valuable Australian Player: Matt Anderson
– Highest Point Scorer: Christian Isackson
– Best Defence: Michael McMahon
– Most Improved: Matt Anderson
– Rookie of the Year: Thomas Flack
– Coach’s Award: Vadim Virjassov
– Player’s Player: Jayden Pine-Murphy
– Most Inspirational: Jordan Owens
– Fan Favourite: Gavin Birchler
– Fan of the Year: Nathan Tanner
– Rick Dwyer Outstanding Service Award: Wes Holmes

Mustangs v Ice Dogs cancelled game rescheduled to 3 August

The Melbourne Mustangs and Sydney Ice Dogs game which was originally scheduled for 8 June at the Macquarie Ice Rink before being cancelled has been rescheduled to 3 August. The game had to be cancelled in June after the Mustangs flight was grounded at Melbourne Airport.

– Melbourne Mustangs – Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 3 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Mustangs sign Nastiuk

The Melbourne Mustangs have announced the signing of Canadian goaltender Kevin Nastiuk for the remainder of the 2019 season. Nastiuk spent the 2018-19 season playing for the Stony Plain Eagles in the Allan Cup Hockey West where he recorded a 0.860 save percentage in the regular season and a 0.947 in the playoffs. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Chargers announce affiliation with the Melbourne Mustangs

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.

Mustangs reveal their 2019 Pride Game jersey

The Melbourne Mustangs have revealed their 2019 Pride Game jersey which will be worn on 2 June in their game against the Adelaide Adrenaline at the O’Brien Icehouse. The white and rainbow coloured jerseys are designed by Kridgett Kreations. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Melbourne Mustangs - 2019 Pride Game jersey

Mustangs sign Owens

The Melbourne Mustangs have announced the signing of Canadian forward Jordan Owens for the 2019 season. Owens spent the 2018-19 season playing for the Sheffield Steelers in the Elite Ice Hockey League where he recorded 29 points in 53 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.