Adam Geric

Australia relegated after Belgium loss

The Australian national team have lost their last game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to Belgium 4-10. Cameron Todd was named best Australian player of the match and Adam Geric was awarded best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Spain defeated Serbia 4-3 in a shootout and Romania beat Iceland 3-2 in overtime. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B for 2016, while Romania finished in first place and are promoted back to Division I Group B.

A live stream was available at IHI.is (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Australia 4 – 10 Belgium (16:30, 19 April 2015, Laugardalur Arena). Game Card

Standings at the end of the tournament:

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 5 4 1 0 0 14
Belgium 5 2 1 0 2 8
Serbia 5 1 1 2 1 7
Spain 5 2 0 1 2 7
Iceland 5 2 0 1 2 7
Australia 5 0 1 0 4 2

Iceland smash Australia

The Australian national team have lost their third game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing to Iceland 1-6. Adam Geric was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Belgium defeated Serbia 3-2 in overtime and Romania beat Spain 7-1, securing promotion to back to Division I Group B for 2016. After the end of round four Australia remain in last place, ten points behind leaders Romania. Competition resumes tomorrow after todays rest day with Australia taking on Belgium.

A live stream was available at IHI.is (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Australia 1 – 6 Iceland (20:00, 17 April 2015, Laugardalur Arena). Game Card

Standings after Round 4:

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 4 4 0 0 0 12
Spain 4 2 0 0 2 6
Iceland 4 2 0 0 2 6
Belgium 4 1 1 0 2 5
Serbia 4 1 0 2 1 5
Australia 4 0 1 0 3 2

Australian Men’s Final Roster Released

The IIHF have released the final team roster for the Australian men’s national team for the 2014 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament being held in Belgrade, Serbia. Eight players will be making their debut for the team; James Byers, Fraser Carson, Adam Geric, Mitchell Humphries, Brendan McDowell, Shannon McGregor, Austin McKenzie and Greg Sturrock. Former Adelaide Adrenaline and Under-20 head coach Ryan O’Handley takes over as head coach from Vladimir Rubes who was head coach from 2011 to 2013.

For more information see the IIHF website.

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