2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

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)