AJIHL

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has found finished with wins for the Sydney Wolf Pack and Brisbane Blitz. Following their wins the Wolf Pack move to the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sydney Sabres. Next week the Perth Sharks host the Blitz and the Wolf Pack travel to Adelaide to take on the Generals.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 2-3 SO Brisbane Blitz (18:00, 7 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 4-3 Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 4-2 Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 4 3 0 1 0 10
Sydney Sabres 4 3 0 0 1 9
Brisbane Blitz 3 0 1 0 2 2
Melbourne Glaciers 3 0 0 0 3 0
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 8 December 2019

Perth Sharks 2019-20 roster

The Perth Sharks have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season.

New players to the team include Cameron Bell, Brice Chapman, Dillon Dewar, Luke Doyle, Harry Jackson, Riley Langille, Yannic Lodge (from Tranås AIF J20), Zack Mercorella and Drew Robson

While dropped from the roster are Lachlan Dwyer, Dominic Gomez, Austin Hoffman, Harvey Jackson, Joshua Kostka, Liam McAuley, Stephen McCann, Sean McLean, Edward Meaden-Cox, Hayden Read, Joshua Santana, Jye Sarcich, Harry Tanner and Buster Thomas-Blend

Changes to the staff include Marc Vaillancourt coming on as an assistant coach in place of Liam Jeffries and Alastair Punler. While Harry Tanner moves into the role of development coach after playing for the team last season.

Roster
Lachlan Atkins
Dillon Dewar
Luke Doyle
Ryan Langille (injured)
Yannic Lodge
Zack Mercorella
Kalin Njirich
Rhys Pelliccione
Ben Ramsay-Lelek
Drew Robson
Ryan Rothwell
Jaydon Santana
Alexander Spalding
Nick Turich
Mathieu Vaillancourt
Ben Williams
Brock Williams
Oscar Zhu

Reserves
Harry Jackson

Development squad
Cameron Bell
Brice Chapman
Riley Langille

Staff
– Head coach: Ben Breault
– Assistant coach: Marc Vaillancourt
– Development coach: Harry Tanner
– Team manager: Gill McLean
– Trainer: Grant Mercorella

Adelaide Generals 2019-20 roster

The Adelaide Generals have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season.

New players to the team include Nicholas Bowe, Tyler Boyle, Joseph Maatouk, Noah Maley, Morris O’Handley, Connor Smith, Zachary Steele (from Banff Hockey Academy Prep) and Matúš Trnka (from HC Presov U16).

While dropped from the roster are Nathaniel Benson (to Carleton Place Jr. Canadians), Brandon Hodge, Jake Hazel, Jolyon Oakey, Neil Opolentisima, Dylan Pope, Sebastian Smith and Byron Tschuma.

Roster
#1 Jeremy Friederich
#2 Brad Chenoweth
#5 Kyle Clark
#6 Tyler Boyle
#8 Morris O’Handley
#11 Connor Smith
#15 Noah Maley
#17 Andrew Chen
#32 Matúš Trnka
#35 Nicholas Bowe
#43 Craig Meharry
#57 Cameron Pope
#61 Joseph Maatouk
#65 Timothy Benson
#75 Ambrose Foster
#81 Zachary Steele

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sabres defeating the Melbourne Glaciers in all three games at the O’Brien Icehouse. Following their wins the Sabres move to the top of the standings, six points ahead of the second placed Sydney Wolf Pack. Competition resumes on 7 December with the Brisbane Blitz hosting the Wolf Pack at Iceworld Boondall.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sabres 5-3 Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres 6-3 Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres 6-0 Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sabres 4 3 0 0 1 9
Sydney Wolf Pack 1 1 0 0 0 3
Melbourne Glaciers 3 0 0 0 3 0
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 24 November 2019

Melbourne Glaciers 2019-20 roster

The Melbourne Glaciers have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season.

New players to the team include Mitchell Bonollo (from Niagara Whalers), Michael Breedveld, Josh Buzza, Lachlan Cincotta, Daniel Esposito, Lucas Ferrier, Codey Funston, Logan Gallacher, Matt Hochmann, Taylor Luck, Cooper Metcalf, Tim Nikitin, Joshua Van Douwen and Max West-Testa.

While dropped from the roster are Gavin Birchler, Jakob Doornbos (to Windsor Aces), Jack Hayes, Isaac Norris, Jhye Redapple, Elijah Sutton and Hamish Young.

Roster
Mitchell Bonollo
Michael Breedveld (G)
– Josh Buzza (G)
Lachlan Cincotta
Evan Connard (A)
Daniel Esposito
– Lucas Ferrier
Codey Funston
Logan Gallacher
Jacob Haley (C)
Matt Hochmann
Ari Horgen
Jeff Hu (A)
Bobby Huang
Matt Knox
Denis Levin
Taylor Luck
A.J. McConville
Cooper Metcalf
Tim Nikitin
Christian Pansino
Damon Parolin (A)
Samuel Sweatman
Joshua Van Douwen
Elijah West-Testa
– Max West-Testa

Staff
– Head coach: Michael Flaherty
– Assistant coach: Jamie Hodic
– Team manager: Sean McConville
– Equipment manager/State commissioner: Mario Pansino

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Wolf Pack defeating Sydney Sabres in the only game of the round. Following their win the Wolf Pack take first place on the standings. Next week the Melbourne Glaciers host the Sabres in a three game series at the O’Brien Icehouse.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sabres 3-4 Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 17 November 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 1 1 0 0 0 3
Sydney Sabres 1 0 0 0 1 0
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Glaciers 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 17 November 2019

Brisbane Blitz 2019-20 roster

The Brisbane Blitz have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season.

New players to the team include Jamie Brown, Aiden Catakovic, Lachlan Clifford, Matt Clifford, Onrii Dalgity, Samuel Holmes, John Kelly, Kyle Lancelot, Kayden Swanson, Kyle Wynne and Lochie Young.

While dropped from the roster are Matthew De Beer, Alexandre Gracia (to Enköpings SK J20), Ethan Kennedy-Smith, Mitchell Pailthorpe, Conar Peace, Imogen Perry (to Brisbane Goannas), Liam Perry, Marcus Rozenberg and Simon Mark Szalkai.

Roster
Marcus Anderson
Nicholas Barnwell
Aiden Catakovic
Lachlan Clifford
– Matt Clifford
Will Clifford
Liam Gepp (G)
Samuel Holmes
John Kelly
Thomas Kiliwnik
– Kyle Lancelot
Michael Mulcahy
Grady Perlin
Caleb Perry
Arum Rapchuk
Kayden Swanson
Lachlan Tripp
Ben Woodall
– Kyle Wynne (G)
– Lochie Young

Reserves
Jamie Brown
Onrii Dalgity

Glaciers defeat Melbourne Ice Women

The Melbourne Glaciers have defeated the Melbourne Ice Women 12-2 in an exhibition game at the O’Brien Icehouse. The game was held as part of a pre-season practice for both teams. The Ice kick their AWIHL season off on 2 November while the Glaciers’ AJIHL season begins on 23 November. For more information see the post from the Melbourne Ice.

– Melbourne Glaciers 12-2 Melbourne Ice Women (26 October 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)

Sydney Wolf Pack 2019-20 roster

The Sydney Wolf Pack have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey NSW.

New players to the team include James Barton (from Sydney Sabres), Albi Benjamin, Ignacy Benjamin, Nicholas Doornbos, Jackson Gallagher (from Sydney Sabres), Nathaniel Kopp, Aleksi Mannio, Fredrik Rozenberg (from HC Lidköping J18) and Alexander Wardlaw (from Boston Jr. Rangers).

While dropped from the roster are Connor Bolger (to Sydney Sabres), Liam Campbell, Nicolas Campeau, Liam Gleeson (on reserves), Harrison Good, Mohak Issar (on reserves), Paul Kim, Taegan Rippon (to Sydney Sabres), Ethan Spelde and Jayden Whitbread.

Roster
James Barton
Albi Benjamin
Ignacy Benjamin
Joel Berthold
Brad Demmitt
Luka Dimopoulos
Nicholas Doornbos
Jackson Gallagher
Mackenzie Gallagher
Joey Gunner
Matthew Kopp
– Nathaniel Kopp
Dylan Lavery
Aleksi Mannio
Jack Ransome
Fredrik Rozenberg
Alistair Rye
Aidan Wardlaw
Alexander Wardlaw
Callum Wardlaw

Reserves
Liam Gleeson
Mohak Issar
Brendan Kleipas