The 2017 AIHL All-Star Weekend has finished with Team Webster defeating Team Bourke 14-7 in the All-Star Game at the O’Brien Group Arena. The game was structured with a 5-on-5 first period, a 4-on-4 second period and a 3-on-3 third period. At the end of the first period the scores were locked at three-all. Team Webster held the lead for the remainder of the game ending the second period 8-4 and finishing the game up 14-7. The CBR Brave’s Dominic Jalbert claimed the Mick McCormack Cup after being named the most valuable player.
The 2017 AIHL All-Star Weekend got underway today with the Skills Competition being held at the O’Brien Group Arena. The Melbourne Mustangs claimed three of the seven competitions with Jamie Bourke, Patrick O’Kane and Matt Beattie all claiming one each. The Melbourne Ice claimed two with Joseph Hughes picking up both, the Adelaide Adrenaline won one competition through Josef Rezek and the Sydney Ice Dogs picked up one with Damien Ketlo. The All-Star Weekend continues tomorrow with the All-Star Game.
The Australian Ice Hockey League have announced the details for the upcoming 2017 AIHL All-Star Weekend. The two day event is set to be held on 3 and 4 June at the O’Brien Group Arena with the skills competition on the 3rd followed by the all-stars game on the 4th. APA Group will return for the third year in a row as the presenting sponsor. The two teams for 2017 will be captained by Jamie Bourke of the Melbourne Mustangs and the Melbourne Ice’s Lliam Webster, replacing Michael Schlamp and Matt Armstrong from 2016.