National Teams

Australian men’s roster for 2019 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster of the Australian men’s national team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. The competition will take place from 9 to 15 April in Belgrade, Serbia with Australia competing against Belgium, China, Croatia, Serbia and Spain.

Further information:
IHA announcement
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Players
Matt Armstrong (Melbourne Ice)
Jason Baclig (Melbourne Ice)
Jack Carpenter (Melbourne Ice)
Wehebe Darge (CBR Brave)
Brian Funes (Sydney Bears)
Per Daniel Goransson (CBR Brave)
Robert Haselhurst (Newcastle Northstars)
Anthony Kimlin (Sydney Bears)
Mathew Lindsay (Newcastle Northstars)
Robert Malloy (Newcastle Northstars)
Michael McMahon (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kai Miettinen (CBR Brave)
Tommy Powell (Melbourne Ice)
Josef Rezek (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Charlie Smart (Newcastle Northstars)
Beau Taylor
Cameron Todd (University of Jamestown)
Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
Lliam Webster (Melbourne Ice)
Chris Wong (Melbourne Ice)
Jamie Woodman (Perth Thunder)

Staff
– Head coach: Brad Vigon
– Assistant coach: Matti Luoma
– General manager: Ian Webster
– Team leader: Steve Ransome
– Equipment manager: Petr Cirkl
– Doctor: Peter Moore
– Chiropractor: Rod Weiland
– Physiotherapist: Ashleigh Trupiano

Australia men’s U20 final 2019 roster

The final roster for the Australian men’s under-20 team for the upcoming 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division III tournament has been released. James Barton (Sydney Sabres) and Aiden Sillato (Tranås AIF J20) have been added to the roster, while Jake Riley (Tranås AIF J20) has been dropped. The team will travel to Toronoto, Canada for a training camp prior to the start of the competition which will take place from 14 January to 20 January in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

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

Skaters
#2 Yannic Lodge (Tranås AIF J20)
#4 Liam Manwarring (Tranås AIF J20)
#6 James Barton (Sydney Sabres)
#7 Marcel McGuiness (Adelaide Red Wings)
#8 Lachlan Tripp (Brisbane Blitz)
#9 Lachlan Fahmy (South Shore Kings)
#10 Arthur Wang (Schomberg Cougars)
#11 Jordan Brunt (CBR Brave)
#12 Jeremy Vasquez (Seahawks Hockey)
#13 Dylan Sables (Sydney Sabres)
#14 Fredrik Rozenberg (HC Lidköping J18)
#15 Thomas Kiliwnik
#16 Jack Ransome (Sydney Wolf Pack)
#17 Andrew Chen (Adelaide Generals)
#18 Kenshin Hayashi
#19 Aiden Sillato (Tranås AIF J20)
#21 Xander Wardlaw (Boston Jr. Rangers)
#22 Brock Williams

Staff
– Head Coach: Dave Ruck
– Assistant Coach: David Ferrari
– Team Leader: Paul McCann
– Team Manager: Marcelle Tripp
– Team Chiro: Tristan Foo
– Team Medic/Physio: Michael Brierley
– Equipment Manager: John Lavery

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)