ECSL

2017 ECSL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with a win for the Penrith Raptors while the Reach Rebels and Blueline Bombers played out a three-all draw. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week the Sting host the Rebels at the Penrith Ice Palace.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 5 results:
– Penrith Raptors 8-2 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:00, 22 April 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Reach Rebels 3-3 Blueline Bombers (18:30, 23 April 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 5:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 4 2 2 0 6
Penrith Raptors 4 2 1 1 5
Blueline Bombers 4 1 3 0 5
Reach Rebels 3 1 1 1 3
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 5 0 1 4 1

Last updated 23 April 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with the Sydney Sting and Blueline Bombers playing out a three-all tie in the only game of the round. The Sting remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Bombers. Competition resumes on 22 April with the Newcastle North Stars hosting the Penrith Raptors at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 4 results:
– Blueline Bombers 3 – 3 Sydney Sting (17:00, 8 April 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 4 2 2 0 6
Blueline Bombers 3 1 2 0 4
Penrith Raptors 3 1 1 1 3
Reach Rebels 2 1 0 1 2
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 4 0 1 3 1

2017 ECSL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting and Blueline Bombers. The Sting move to the top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week the Sting host the Bombers at the Penrith Ice Palace in the only game of the round.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 3 results:
– Sydney Sting 6 – 3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:30, 1 April 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Blueline Bombers 4 – 1 Penrith Raptors (18:15, 2 April 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 3:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 3 2 1 0 5
Blueline Bombers 2 1 1 0 3
Penrith Raptors 3 1 1 1 3
Reach Rebels 2 1 0 1 2
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 4 0 1 3 1

2017 ECSL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with a win for the Reach Rebels while the Sydney Sting and Penrith Raptors play out a three-all draw. The Raptors remain on top of the standings, edging out the Sting on goal difference. Next week the North Stars host the Sting at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium and the Bombers take on the Raptors in Penrith.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 2 results:
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 – 11 Reach Rebels (18:15, 25 March 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 3 – 3 Sydney Sting (20:00, 25 March 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 2:

Team GP W T L PTS
Penrith Raptors 2 1 1 0 3
Sydney Sting 2 1 1 0 3
Reach Rebels 2 1 0 1 2
Blueline Bombers 1 0 1 0 1
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3 0 1 2 1

2017 ECSL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Penrith Raptors and Sydney Sting, while the Blueline Bombers and Newcastle North Stars played out a three-all draw. The Raptors take the lead in the standings, edging out the Sting on goal difference. Next week the Rebels take on the North Stars and the Sting host the Raptors with both game being played at the Penrith Ice Palace.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 1 results:
– Penrith Raptors 6 – 2 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:15, 18 March 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Sting 8 – 5 Reach Rebels (18:30, 18 March 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Blueline Bombers 3 – 3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:45, 19 March 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 1:

Team GP W T L PTS
Penrith Raptors 1 1 0 0 2
Sydney Sting 1 1 0 0 2
Blueline Bombers 1 0 1 0 1
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 0 1 1 1
Reach Rebels 1 0 0 1 0

Results of 2017 ECSL Draft announced

The league has completed their 2017 Draft with 31 players picked up across four teams. The Penrith Raptors and Sydney Sting picked up the most with ten players each, while the Blueline Bombers picked up six and the Reach Rebels five. For the results of the draft see the announcement by the league.

In other news the ECSL announced that they are still pushing to expand into Canberra however it is unclear when this will happen.

Reach Rebels win the 2016 ECSL Playoffs

The Reach Rebels have been awarded the 2016 East Coast Super League Championship following the forfeit of the Sydney Sting. The league ruled that the Sting had fielded an ineligible player in Game 2 of the grand final series, resulting in the Game 3 decider being cancelled. The Rebels claim their third championship title, having last won in 2014.

2016 ECSL Playoffs: Grand Final Series

The grand final series of the 2016 East Coast Super League playoffs is currently tied after two games with the decider to played at a yet to be confirmed date. The Rebels opened the series with a 4-2 win in Game 1, scoring four unanswered goals in the second and third periods before the Sting got two back in the third. In Game 2 the scores remained even with neither team moving more then one goal ahead at any given time forcing the game into overtime. David Jeremy scored the game winning goal for the Sting in the first overtime period to tie the series at one game apiece.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results:
– Game 1: Sydney Sting 2 – 4 Reach Rebels (18:30, 24 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Game 2: Reach Rebels 5 – 6 OT Sydney Sting (19:30, 25 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Game 3: Sydney Sting – Reach Rebels (TBC)

2016 ECSL Playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2016 East Coast Super League playoffs have finished with the Reach Rebels and Sydney Sting advancing to the grand final series which kick off next weekend. The semifinals are a two game series with the winner being determined on a cumulative aggregate format. In Semifinal A the Rebels and Bombers split the series at one game apiece, with the Rebels advancing 4-3 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the Sting came back from a four goal deficit after Game 1 to defeat the North Stars 10-6 on aggregate.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A:
– Blueline Bombers 0 – 2 Reach Rebels (18:30, 17 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Reach Rebels 2 – 3 OT Blueline Bombers (18:45, 18 September 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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Reach Rebels win 4-3 on aggregate

Semifinal B:
– Sydney Sting 0 – 4 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:15, 17 September 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
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– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 – 10 Sydney Sting (17:00, 18 September 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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Sydney Sting win 10 – 6 on aggregate