Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

Canada Maples win 2017 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

The Canada Maples have claimed the 2017 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup after winning their fifth game in the nine game series. The 2017 title is Canada’s second in a row and fifth overall. Unfortunately the organisers have yet to release the results of the final two games of the series.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 5-4 USA Eagles (17:30, 1 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 6-9 USA Eagles (15:00, 2 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples 4-3 USA Eagles (19:30, 5 July 2017, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples 10-6 USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples 4-6 USA Eagles (17:30, 8 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples 8-4 USA Eagles (15:00, 9 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples 6-5 USA Eagles (19:30, 11 July 2017, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 13 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:30, 15 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)

Canada Maples claim International Cup with three games to spare

The Canada Maples have claimed the 2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup after winning their fifth game in the nine game series. After going down the USA Eagles in Game 2 the Maples have not dropped a game since. The series resumes tonight at the Erina Ice Arena for Game 7.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 7 – 3 USA Eagles (17:45, 2 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 2 – 7 USA Eagles (15:30, 3 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples 8 – 3 USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples 7 – 5 USA Eagles (19:30, 7 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples 9 – 4 USA Eagles (17:45, 9 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples 5 – 3 USA Eagles (15:30, 10 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples 10 – 5 USA Eagles (19:30, 12 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 14 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 16 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)

2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup gets underway

The 2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup got underway on Saturday with the Canada Maples defeating the USA Eagles 7-3 in Game 1. The series was then leveled yesterday with the USA Eagles claiming a 7-2 win in Game 2. The tournament is in its eighth year and runs from 2 July to 16 July with games being held at the Sydney Ice Arena and Erina Ice Arena. Last years tournament was won by the USA Eagles who defeated the Canada Maples five games to four.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 7 – 3 USA Eagles (17:45, 2 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 2 – 7 USA Eagles (15:30, 3 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 7 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 9 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (15:30, 10 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 12 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 14 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 16 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)

Upcoming events in July

On top of the various ongoing leagues there are a few events taking place in the month of July.

The Wayne Gretzky 2016 Ice Hockey Classic – Game 5website
(2 July 2016, Brisbane Entertainment Centre)
2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cupwebsite
(2 July 2016 to 16 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena and Erina Ice Arena)
2016 Syd Tange National Championshipwebsite
(6 July 2016 to 9 July 2016, Cockburn Ice Arena)
2016 Australian Women’s Tier 2 Ice Hockey League – Series 2website
(8 July 2016 to 11 July 2016, O’Brien Group Arena)
2016 Kurt DeFris National Championshipwebsite
(14 July 2016 to 17 July 2016, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

USA Eagles win the 2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

The USA Eagles have won the 2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup after defeating the Canada Maples 12-2 in Game 9 at the Sydney Ice Arena. The USA Eagles take the series five games to four and successfully defended their 2014 title which they won six games to three.

For a brief history on the tournament see our article from last years tournament.

Also see the tournaments official website and Facebook page.

Schedule:

  • Canada Maples 4 – 3 SO USA Eagles (17:45, 27 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 4 – 5 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 28 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 4 USA Eagles (19:30, 1 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 10 USA Eagles (19:30, 2 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 9 – 4 USA Eagles (17:45, 4 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 7 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 5 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 10 – 7 USA Eagles (19:30, 8 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 9 USA Eagles (19:30, 9 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 2 – 12 USA Eagles (17:45, 11 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)

Note: No game cards have been made available for the tournament so far.

Game 9 to determine the winner of the Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

The 2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup remains tied after eight games. In Game 7 the Canada Maples defeated the USA Eagles 10-7 at the Erina Ice Arena while in Game 8 the USA Eagles beat Canada 9-6 to keep the series alive. Competition concludes on 11 July with Game 9 decider being held at the Sydney Ice Arena.

For a brief history on the tournament see our article from last years tournament.

Also see the tournaments official website and Facebook page.

Schedule:

  • Canada Maples 4 – 3 SO USA Eagles (17:45, 27 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 4 – 5 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 28 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 4 USA Eagles (19:30, 1 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 10 USA Eagles (19:30, 2 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 9 – 4 USA Eagles (17:45, 4 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 7 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 5 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 10 – 7 USA Eagles (19:30, 8 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 9 USA Eagles (19:30, 9 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 11 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)

Note: No game cards have been made available for the tournament so far.

Australian International Ice Hockey Cup still level after six games

The 2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup remains tied after six games. In Game 5 the Canada Maples defeated the USA Eagles 9-4 at the Sydney Ice Arena while in Game 6 the USA Eagles needed a shootout to beat Canada in order to keep the series tied up. Competition resumes on Wednesday with Game 7 being held at the Erina Ice Arena.

For a brief history on the tournament see our article from last years tournament.

Also see the tournaments official website and Facebook page.

Schedule:

  • Canada Maples 4 – 3 SO USA Eagles (17:45, 27 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 4 – 5 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 28 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 4 USA Eagles (19:30, 1 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 10 USA Eagles (19:30, 2 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 9 – 4 USA Eagles (17:45, 4 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 7 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 5 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 8 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 9 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 11 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)

Note: No game cards have been made available for the tournament so far.

Australian International Ice Hockey Cup remains tied after four games

The 2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup remains tied after four games. In Game 3 the Canada Maples defeated the USA Eagles 6-4 at the Erina Ice Arena. The following day the two teams returned to the Sydney Ice Arena where the USA Eagles recorded ten goals to the Canada Maples six to get their second win of the tournament. Competition resumes tomorrow with Game 5 being held at the Sydney Ice Arena.

For a brief history on the tournament see our article from last years tournament.

Also see the tournaments official website and Facebook page.

Schedule:

  • Canada Maples 4 – 3 SO USA Eagles (17:45, 27 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 4 – 5 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 28 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 4 USA Eagles (19:30, 1 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 6 – 10 USA Eagles (19:30, 2 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 4 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (15:30, 5 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 8 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 9 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 11 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)

Note: No game cards have been made available for the tournament so far.

2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup gets underway

The 2015 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup got underway yesterday with the Canada Maples defeating the USA Eagles 4-3 following a shootout in Game One. The series was then leveled today with the USA Eagles claiming a 5-4 shootout win in Game Two. The tournament is in its seventh year and will run from 27 June to 11 July with games being held at the Sydney Ice Arena and the Erina Ice Arena. Last years tournament was won by the USA Eagles who defeated the Canada Maples six games to three.

For a brief history on the tournament see our article from last years tournament.

Also see the tournaments official website and Facebook page.

Schedule:

  • Canada Maples 4 – 3 SO USA Eagles (17:45, 27 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples 4 – 5 SO USA Eagles (15:30, 28 June 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 1 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 2 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 4 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (15:30, 5 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 8 July 2015, Erina Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 9 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)
  • Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 11 July 2015, Sydney Ice Arena)

Note: No game cards have been made available for the tournament so far.

Rosters:
Canada Maples

USA Eagles

Sydney Ice Arena site development approved

The Hills Shire Times have reported that The Hills Shire councillors have approved plans to develop the site on which the Sydney Ice Arena sits. The plan submitted by the owners Hillsong and develops Capital Corp outlines the intention to replace the ice arena with a 20-storey development.

The Sydney Ice Arena is currently home to the Sydney Bears and the Norwest Emperors Ice Hockey Club, and hosts the Australian International Ice Hockey Cup along with the Erina Ice Arena. The plans have also left the home arena for the Bears in doubt for the upcoming 2015 AIHL season, with their home venue currently listed as “to be announced” on the draft schedule released by the AIHL.

For more information see the article by the Hills Shire Times.