Sydney Bears

Sydney Bears win the 2019 Wilson Cup

The Sydney Bears have won the 2019 Wilson Cup after winning the series against the Sydney Ice Dogs with a game to spare. The Wilson Cup is awarded to the winner of the four game regular season series between the Bears and Ice Dogs. Previously the Wilson Cup was contested for in a pre-season tournament between the New South Wales based clubs before it was re-purposed to its current form. The Bears last held the trophy in 2017 when the tied the series with the Ice Dogs to retain the Cup.

Results
– Sydney Bears 8-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (20 April 2019)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-6 Sydney Bears (1 June 2019)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-6 Sydney Bears (6 July 2019)
– Sydney Bears Sydney Ice Dogs (23 August 2019)

Ice Dogs sign Vasquez

The Sydney Ice Dogs have signed forward Jeremy Vasquez from the Sydney Bears. Vasquez played in 59 games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording eight goals and eleven assists. He is the second player to depart the Bears for the Ice Dogs mid-season after Lachlan Fahmy switched clubs in May. The announcement was made by the Newcastle Northstars ahead of their 29 June game against the Ice Dogs.

Bears sign Guyenet and Dauda

The Sydney Bears have announced the signing of Swiss defenceman Kyllian Guyenet and Slovak forward Adam Dauda for the remainder of the 2019 season.

Guyenet spent the 2018-19 season playing for HC Sierre in the Swiss MySports League where he recorded 16 points from 42 games. Dauda started his 2018-19 season playing in the NCAA for Colgate University before finishing with a brief stint in the ECHL for the Newfoundland Growlers.

For more information see the announcement from the club.

Bears reveal their Wear it Purple jersey

The Sydney Bears have revealed their Wear it Purple jersey which will be worn on 23 June in their game against the CBR Brave at the Macquarie Ice Rink. The jerseys are being worn in support of the organisation Wear it Purple. For more information, including auction details, see the announcement from the club.

Bears sign Moquin

The Sydney Bears have announced the signing of American forward Chris Moquin for the remainder of the 2019 season. Moquin spent the 2018-19 season playing for Southern New Hampshire University in the NCAA’s Division III system where he recorded 21 points in 27 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Ice Dogs sign Fahmy

Following his release from the Sydney Bears on 6 May it has been announced that Lachlan Fahmy has signed with the Sydney Ice Dogs for the remainder of the season. Fahmy played in sixteen games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording one assist and ten penalties in minutes. The announcement was made by Ice Dogs’ head coach Andrew Petrie on Episode 5 2019 of the AIHL Podcast.

Bears re-sign Steven

The Sydney Bears have announced the re-signing of forward Thomas Steven for the 2019 season. Steven joined the club in 2018 and previously played with the Melbourne Mustangs during the 2016 season. During his 2018-19 season Steven has been playing for the Bellingham Blazers in the Western States Hockey League where he recorded 82 points in 50 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Adrenaline sign Fedor

The Adelaide Adrenaline have announced the signing of forward Kayne Fedor for the 2019 season. Fedor played nine games last season for the Sydney Bears and previously played for the Adrenaline from 2013 to 2016. Since debuting in the AIHL in 2013 Fedor has recorded 15 points from 45 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.