2018 AIHL season

AIHL news: 25 June 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– The Adrenaline have released a picture of their Canada Day jerseys which will be worn during their game against the CBR Brave on 1 July. For a picture of the jerseys see the post on the club’s Facebook page and for more information on the game see the article on their website

CBR Brave
– The Brave have also released an image of their Canada Day jersey. For a picture see the post on the club’s Facebook page

AIHL news: 24 June 2018

CBR Brave
Jakob Doornbos and Nickolas Eckhardt made their first appearance on the bench for the club this season with both goaltenders serving as backup in a game each against the Melbourne Mustangs. Doornbos and Eckhardt were were called up to fill in for regular backup goaltender Alex Tetrault.

Melbourne Ice
James Downie joined the team for the first time this weekend in Sydney and Newcastle. Downie started in the Ice’s game against the Sydney Ice Dogs and backed-up for Jaden Pine-Murphy in Newcastle. Downie recently returned from the United States where he has been playing for Meijer AAA Hockey 18U
Maksim Shneider has made his debut for the Melbourne Ice, lining up in the game against the Newcastle Northstars. The Russian born Shneider has been playing in the Victorian Premier League for the Melbourne Sharks where he currently has five points from six games.

Sydney Bears
– The Bears have signed Kayne Fedor for their 24 June game against the Adelaide Adrenaline. The signing looks to have been made to avoid falling below the minimum number of players for a game after Ryan Lough and Fredrik Rozenberg did not return to the lineup after the 23 June match. Fedor last played in the AIHL for the Adrenaline in 2016 and is currently signed with the Adelaide Tigers in the South Australian Premier League.

2018 AIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Perth Thunder, Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, Newcastle Northstars, Adelaide Adrenaline and CBR Brave. The Brave remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Sydney Bears 6-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 23 June 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 23 June 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 2-6 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 23 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 CBR Brave (17:30, 23 June 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 2-3 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 24 June 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 2-3 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 24 June 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-8 CBR Brave (17:00, 24 June 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 3-2 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 24 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 13 10 0 0 3 30
Perth Thunder 15 7 2 1 5 26
Sydney Ice Dogs 13 6 3 1 3 25
Newcastle Northstars 14 5 2 3 4 22
Sydney Bears 12 5 1 3 3 20
Melbourne Mustangs 15 4 1 2 8 16
Melbourne Ice 13 2 2 2 7 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 13 2 2 1 8 11

Last updated 24 June 2018

AIHL news: 21 June 2018

CBR Brave
– New sponsor: All Sports Mouth Guards. More information

Newcastle Northstars
– New signing: Sammy Banga. Position: Forward. 2017-18: Norfolk Admirals (ECHL) – 2 games, 0 points, Brock University (U Sports) – 28 games, 14 points. More information

AIHL news: 20 June 2018

The AIHL have announced that the 2018 Goodall Cup finals will be held at the O’Brien Group Arena in Melbourne. The finals will be held from 1 September to 2 September and are sponsored by Air Canada for the sixth year in a row. Tickets for the finals go on sale on 25 June. For more information see the announcement from the league

AIHL news: 15 June 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
Tyler Leeming is expected to make his debut for the club this weekend against the CBR Brave after securing his permanent residency and so allowing him to play as a local. Leeming has spent the last three seasons playing for the Adelaide Red Wings in the South Australian Premier League.

Melbourne Ice
– Forward Tyrone Bronte is unlikely to lineup for the Melbourne Ice this season due to college commitments with Bemidji State University. Bronte debuted for the club in 2017 playing two games and scoring one goal.
– His brother Declan Bronte made his debut for the Ice in tonights game against the Melbourne Mustangs, picking up an assist.
James Downie appeared in his first game for the Ice, dressing as backup to Michael James.

2018 AIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Sydney Ice Dogs and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

The match between the Adelaide Adrenaline and CBR Brave on 16 June also served as the fourth annual beyondblue Cup. The Brave won the Cup for the fourth year in a row defeating the Adrenaline 11-4. The regular season match between the two teams has been branded to help raise awareness for the beyondblue charity. Last years edition, which was held in Canberra, was won by the Brave who defeated the Adrenaline 8-3.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-4 SO Melbourne Ice (19:30, 15 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 11-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 16 June 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 16 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 0-2 Sydney Bears (17:00, 16 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 SO Melbourne Ice (16:00, 17 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 5-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 June 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 11 9 0 0 2 27
Sydney Ice Dogs 11 5 3 1 2 22
Perth Thunder 13 6 1 1 5 21
Newcastle Northstars 12 4 2 2 4 18
Sydney Bears 10 4 1 2 3 16
Melbourne Mustangs 13 3 1 2 7 13
Melbourne Ice 11 2 2 2 5 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 11 2 1 1 7 9

Last updated 17 June 2018

AIHL news: 11 June 2018

Sydney Ice Dogs
– Defenceman Nathan Chiarlitti has left the club mid-season in order to return to Canada to begin his masters degree. Chiarlitti played nine games for the Ice Dogs, scoring 16 points which included five goals. For more information see the announcement from the club
– Belgian forward Bryan Kolodziejczyk is expected to recover from a broken wrist and join the club soon. Kolodziejczyk broke his wrist while playing for Belgium in the IIHF World Championship Division II Group B tournament but arrived in the country in May.

2018 AIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Perth Thunder and Sydney Ice Dogs. The CBR Brave remain at the top of the standings, edging out the second placed Thunder on win percentage. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games with the round kicking off with a Melbourne Derby on Friday.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-5 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 9 June 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 9 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 8-2 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 10 June 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-6 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 10 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 9 7 0 0 2 21
Perth Thunder 12 6 1 1 4 21
Newcastle Northstars 11 4 2 2 3 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 4 2 1 2 17
Sydney Bears 9 3 1 2 3 13
Melbourne Mustangs 11 3 0 2 6 11
Melbourne Ice 9 2 2 0 5 10
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 2 1 1 6 9

Last updated 10 June 2018