National Teams

2017 World Championships: Australia win silver

The Australian men’s national team have defeated Belgium 3-0 in their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin was named best Australian player of the match for a fourth game after stopping all 30 shots on goal. Kimlin was also awarded the best goaltender of the tournament and named best Australian player. In other games of the day the Serbia defeated Iceland 6-0 and Romania beat Spain 6-0. Australia finish the tournament in second place, one point behind tournament winners Romania. As a result of their win Romania gain promotion back to Division I Group B for 2018 while Spain is relegated to Division II Group B after finishing in last place.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 3-0 Belgium (13:00, 9 April 2017, Galati Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 5 4 0 0 1 12
Australia 5 3 1 0 1 11
Serbia 5 2 0 2 1 8
Belgium 5 2 0 0 3 6
Iceland 5 2 0 0 3 6
Spain 5 0 1 0 4 2

2017 Women’s World Championships: Australia relegated

The Australian women’s national team have lost to Great Britain 3-5 in their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Shona Powell was named best Australian player of the match and Amelia Matheson was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day North Korea defeated Slovenia 4-2 and South Korea beat the Netherlands 2-0. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B for 2018, while South Korea finished in first place and are promoted to Division I Group B.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 3-5 Great Britain (21:00, 8 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 5 5 0 0 0 15
Netherlands 4 4 0 0 1 12
Great Britain 5 2 0 1 2 7
North Korea 5 1 1 0 3 5
Slovenia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3

2017 World Championships: Australia lose to Romania

The Australian men’s national team have lost to Romania 1-5 in their fourth game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin was named best Australian player of the match for a third game after stopping 22 of 27 shots on goal. In other games of the day the Spain defeated Serbia 5-4 in overtime and Belgium beat Iceland 9-3. At the end of the fourth round Australia have dropped back to second place, one point behind the leaders Romania. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Sunday where Australia take on Belgium in their final game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 1-5 Romania (20:00, 7 April 2017, Galati Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 4 3 0 0 1 9
Australia 4 2 1 0 1 8
Belgium 4 2 0 0 2 6
Iceland 4 2 0 0 2 6
Serbia 4 1 0 2 1 5
Spain 4 0 1 0 3 2

2017 World Championships: Australia defeat Spain

The Australian men’s national team won their third game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament, defeating Spain 5-3. Forward Wehebe Darge was named best Australian player of the match after recording two assists and finishing with a plus-3 rating. In other games of the day the Serbia defeated Belgium 9-2 and Iceland beat Romania 2-0. At the end of the third round Australia have moved into first place, two points ahead of the second placed Iceland. Australia take on Romania today in their fourth game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 5-3 Spain (16:30, 6 April 2017, Galati Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Australia 3 2 1 0 0 8
Iceland 3 2 0 0 1 6
Romania 3 2 0 0 1 6
Serbia 3 1 0 1 1 4
Belgium 3 1 0 0 2 3
Spain 3 0 0 0 3 0

2017 Women’s World Championships: Australia lose to the Netherlands

The Australian women’s national team have lost their fourth game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to the Netherlands 1-3. Forward Sharna Godfrey was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Great Britain defeated Slovenia 8-2 and South Korea beat North Korea 3-0. At the end of the fourth round Australia has dropped to fifth place, trailing the leader South Korea by nine points. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Saturday where Australia take on Great Britain in their final game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 1-3 Netherlands (21:00, 6 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 4 4 0 0 0 12
Netherlands 4 4 0 0 0 12
Great Britain 4 1 0 1 2 4
Slovenia 4 1 0 0 3 3
Australia 4 1 0 0 3 3
North Korea 4 0 1 0 3 2

2017 Women’s World Championships: Australia lose to South Korea

The Australian women’s national team have lost their third game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to South Korea 1-8. Forward Amelia Matheson was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day the Netherlands defeated Slovenia 5-1 and North Korea beat Great Britain 3-2 in overtime. At the end of the third round Australia remain in fourth place, trailing the leader South Korea by six points. Australia take on the Netherlands today in their fourth game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 1-8 South Korea (21:00, 5 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 3 3 0 0 0 9
Netherlands 3 3 0 0 0 9
Slovenia 3 1 0 0 2 3
Australia 3 1 0 0 2 3
North Korea 3 0 1 0 2 2
Great Britain 3 0 0 1 2 1

2017 World Championships: Australia beat Iceland

The Australian men’s national team won their second game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament, defeating Iceland 3-2. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin was named best Australian player of the match for the second game in a row after stopping 28 of 30 shots on goal. In other games of the day the Belgium defeated Spain 5-3 and Romania beat Serbia 4-1. At the end of the second round Australia have moved up to second place, trailing the leader Romania by one point. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Thursday where Australia take on Spain.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 3-2 Iceland (13:00, 4 April 2017, Galati Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 1 1 0 0 5
Iceland 2 1 0 0 1 3
Belgium 1 1 0 0 1 3
Serbia 2 0 0 1 1 1
Spain 2 0 0 0 2 0

2017 World Championships: Australia defeat Serbia

The Australian men’s national team won their opening game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament, defeating Serbia 4-3 in overtime. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin was named best Australian player of the match after stopping 41 of 44 shots on goal. In other games of the day the Iceland defeated Spain 3-2 and Romania beat Belgium 9-1. At the end of the first round Australia sit in third place, trailing the leader Romania by one point. Australia take on Iceland today in their second game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 4-3 OT Serbia (13:00, 3 April 2017, Galati Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 1 1 0 0 0 3
Iceland 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 0 1 0 0 2
Serbia 1 0 0 1 0 1
Spain 1 0 0 0 1 0
Belgium 1 0 0 0 1 0

2017 Women’s World Championship: Australia lose to Slovenia

The Australian women’s national team have lost their second game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to Slovenia 0-3. Forward Kristelle van der Wolf was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day the Netherlands defeated North Korea 4-2 and South Korea beat Great Britain 3-1. At the end of the second round Australia have dropped to fourth place, trailing the leader South Korea by three points. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Wednesday where Australia take on South Korea.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 0-3 Slovenia (21:00, 3 April 2017, Gangneung Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 2 2 0 0 0 6
Netherlands 2 2 0 0 0 6
Slovenia 2 1 0 0 1 3
Australia 2 1 0 0 1 3
Great Britain 2 0 0 0 2 0
North Korea 2 0 0 0 2 0

2017 Women’s World Championship: Australia defeat North Korea

The Australian women’s national team have won their opening game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament, defeating North Korea 2-1. Goaltender Michelle Coonan was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day the Netherlands defeated Great Britain 5-4 and South Korea beat Slovenia 5-1. At the end of the first round Australia sit in third place trailing the leader South Korea on goal difference. Australia take on Slovenia today in their second game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 2-1 North Korea (12:00, 2 April 2017, Gangneung Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 1 1 0 0 0 3
Netherlands 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 1 0 0 0 3
Great Britain 1 0 0 0 1 0
North Korea 1 0 0 0 1 0
Slovenia 1 0 0 0 1 0