National Teams

Australia men’s U20 roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian men’s under-20 team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division III tournament. The competition will take place from 14 January to 20 January in Reykjavik, Iceland with Australia competing against Bulgaria, China, Chinese Taipei, Iceland, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey.

Further information:
IHA announcement
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Goaltenders
Ethan Spelde (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Sebastian Woodlands (A21 Academy)

Skaters
Jordan Brunt (CBR Brave)
Andrew Chen (Adelaide Generals)
Lachlan Fahmy (South Shore Kings)
Kenshin Hayashi
Thomas Kiliwnik
Yannic Lodge (Tranås AIF J20)
Liam Manwarring (Tranås AIF J20)
Marcel McGuiness (Adelaide Red Wings)
Jack Ransome (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Jake Riley (Tranås AIF J20)
Fredrik Rozenberg (Sydney Bears)
Dylan Sables (Sydney Sabres)
Lachlan Tripp (Brisbane Blitz)
Jeremy Vasquez (Seahawks Hockey)
Arthur Wang (Schomberg Cougars)
Xander Wardlaw (Boston Jr. Rangers)
Brock Williams

2018 World Para Championships: China wins promotion

The 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament has finished with China defeating Finland 5-0 in the final game. As a result of their win China is promoted to Group B for 2019. Australian captain Jarred Liddicoat was named the tournaments most valuable player.

For more information see the Australian Para Ice Hockey Association Facebook page.

– Finland 0-5 China (15:00, 8 November 2018, Vierumäki)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
China 2 2 0 0 0 6
Finland 2 1 0 0 1 3
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0

2018 World Para Championships: China shutout Australia

The Australian men’s national para ice hockey team have lost 0-40 to China in their second game of the 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament. Their loss means Australia finish the tournament in last place. The final game of the tournament between China and Finland will be held today to determine who earns promotion to Group B for 2019.

For more information see the Australian Para Ice Hockey Association Facebook page.

– Australia 0-40 China (15:00, 7 November 2018, Vierumäki)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
China 1 1 0 0 0 3
Finland 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 2 0 0 0 2 0

2018 World Para Championships: Australia lose to Finland

The Australian men’s national para ice hockey team have lost 1-6 to Finland in their opening game of the 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament. Captain Jarrod Liddicoat scored the team’s only goal and was named Australia’s most valuable player of the game. Australia take on China today in their final game of the tournament.

For more information see the Australian Para Ice Hockey Association Facebook page.

– Australia 1-6 Finland (15:00, 6 November 2018, Vierumäki)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Finland 1 1 0 0 0 3
Australia 1 0 0 0 1 0
China 0 0 0 0 0 0

Australian para team captains announced

The Australian Para Ice Hockey Association have announced the team captains for the Australian men’s national para ice hockey team for the 2018 World Para Ice Hockey Championship Pool C tournament. The competition takes place from 6 November to 8 November in Vierumäki, Finland with Australia competing against China and Finland.

Captain: Jarred Liddicoat
Alternate Captain: Marty Jackson
Alternate Captain: Xavier Player

Australian Women’s U18 roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster for the Australian women’s under-18 team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Division I Group B Qualification tournament. The competition will take place from 12 January to 18 January in Jaca, Spain with Australia competing against Chinese Taipei, Kazakhstan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain and Turkey.

Goaltenders
Taylah Pearson (Brisbane Goannas)
Olivia Last (Sydney Sirens)

Skaters
Celestine Adams (Perth Inferno)
– Imogene Alexander
Anna Badaoui (Sydney Sirens)
Samantha Brophy (Brisbane Goannas)
Ebony Brunt (Sydney Sirens)
Ava Calabria (Sydney Sirens)
Emily Davis-Tope (Pursuit of Excellence)
– Endillion Kenyon
Lindsey Kiliwnik
Cleo Mayer (Sydney Sirens)
– Sienna Nicholson
Liana Njirich (Perth Inferno)
Marnie Pullin (Melbourne Ice)
Isabela Raymundo (Melbourne Ice)
Sara Sammons
Nikki Sharp (Perth Inferno)
– Mikaelah Wakefield
Chloe Walker (Sydney Sirens)

2018 Trans-Tasman Challenge: Australia win Game 3

The Australian national team have won the third and final game of the 2018 Trans-Tasman Challenge, beating New Zealand 6-3. Despite the loss New Zealand win the series two games to one. To watch the games see the NZIHL’s YouTube channel.

– Australia 2-4 New Zealand (19:00, 6 September, Queenstown Ice Arena)
– Australia 1-6 New Zealand (19:00, 7 September, Queenstown Ice Arena)
– Australia 6-3 New Zealand (19:00, 8 September, Queenstown Ice Arena)

2018 Trans-Tasman Challenge: New Zealand win Game 2

The New Zealand national team have won the 2018 Trans-Tasman Challenge after defeating Australia 6-1 in Game 2. New Zealand now hold an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three game series with the final game set for tonight. For livestreaming see the NZIHL’s YouTube channel.

– Australia 2-4 New Zealand (19:00, 6 September, Queenstown Ice Arena)
– Australia 1-6 New Zealand (19:00, 7 September, Queenstown Ice Arena)

2018 Trans-Tasman Challenge: Australia lose opener

The Australian national team have lost their opening game of the 2018 Trans-Tasman Challenge, losing to New Zealand 2-4. The teams return to action today for Game 2 of the three game series. For livestreaming see the NZIHL’s YouTube channel.

– Australia 2-4 New Zealand (19:00, 6 September, Queenstown Ice Arena)

Roster released for 2018 Winter Games NZ

Ice Hockey Australia have released the Australian men’s national team roster for the upcoming 2018 Winter Games NZ‘s Trans-Tasman Challenge. Australia will take on New Zealand in a three game series in Queenstown from 6 September to 8 September 2018.

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey Australia and for livestreaming see the NZIHL’s YouTube channel.

Defenceman
Zachary Boyle (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Robert Haselhurst (Newcastle Northstars)
Shannon McGregor (Sydney Ice Dogs)
Michael McMahon (Melbourne Mustangs)
Lliam Webster (C) (Melbourne Ice)
Jamie Woodman (Perth Thunder)

Forwards
Ellesse Carini (Sydney Ice Dogs)
Tyler Kubara (CBR Brave)
Jordan Kyros (Perth Thunder)
Robert Malloy (A) (Newcastle Northstars)
Kai Miettinen (CBR Brave)
Patrick Nadin (Newcastle Northstars)
Thomas Powell (A) (Melbourne Ice)
Tomek Sak (Perth Thunder)
Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
Christopher Wong (Melbourne Ice)

Goaltenders
Charlie Smart (Newcastle Northstars)
Alexandre Tetreault (CBR Brave)

Staff
– Head Coach: Brad Vigon
– Assistant Coach: Matti Luoma
– Team Manager: Ian Webster
– Assistant Manager: Val Webster
– Medical Trainer: Michael Botes
– Team Leader: Andrew McDowell