2019 AIHL season

Holland leaves the Adrenaline

The Adelaide Adrenaline have announced that Jamie Holland has left the club after relocating to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Holland played as the clubs fifth import from 2016 to 2019, recording six points from 19 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Newcastle Northstars 2019 club awards

The Newcastle Northstars held their 2019 Club Awards yesterday. For more information see the article from the Newcastle Star’s Ellie-Marie Watts.

– Most Valuable Player: Sammy Banga
– Best Defensive Player Award: Dayne Davis
– Most Improved Player Award: Richard Tesarik
– Most Dedicated Player Award: Robert Malloy
– Tony Huntley Award for Best Australian Player: Charlie Smart
– Coaches’ Award: Josh Secomb

CBR Brave 2019 club awards

The CBR Brave held their 2019 Club Awards yesterday.

Most Valuable Player: Matt Climie
Highest Points Scorer: Jesse Gabrielle
Best Defenceman: Matt Harvey
Best Forward: Wehebe Darge
Emerging Brave: Nick Christensen
Players Player: Adam Kambeitz
Coaches Award: Bayley Kubara
Fans Choice: Jesse Gabrielle
John Lewis Memorial Award: Murray Barton & Mandi Webb
Deans Award: Robyn Kemp & David Kemp

2019 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 30 points clear of the second placed Newcastle Northstars. Next week seven teams are in action across seven games while the Brave sit the round out on a bye.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: David Dunwoodie (Sydney Ice Dogs)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 1-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 August 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 17 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-6 CBR Brave (17:30, 17 August 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-1 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 18 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 8-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 18 August 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 28 26 0 1 1 79
Newcastle Northstars 26 15 2 0 9 49
Perth Thunder 26 14 1 1 10 45
Sydney Bears 26 13 2 0 11 43
Melbourne Mustangs 26 12 0 3 11 39
Sydney Ice Dogs 26 10 1 2 13 34
Melbourne Ice 26 6 3 0 17 24
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 0 0 2 24 2

Last updated 20 August 2019

Dunwoodie announces his retirement

The Sydney Ice Dogs’ David Dunwoodie has announced that he will play his final AIHL game on 25 August against the Melbourne Mustangs at Macquarie Ice Rink. Dunwoodie has played in over 370 AIHL games from 2004 to 2019 with fourteen seasons at the Ice Dogs, two with the Central Coast Rhinos and one with the CBR Brave. For more information see the announcement from the club.