Melbourne Glaciers

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

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)

Melbourne Glaciers 2019-20 schedule

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League continue their slow rollout of the 2019-20 season schedule, this time its the Melbourne Glaciers turn. The regular season for the Glaciers begins on 23 November with a home series against the Sydney Sabres and concludes on 1 March in Cockburn against the Perth Sharks.

Schedule
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 15 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 23 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (08:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (13:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)