Ashleigh Brown

2018 Women’s World Championships: Australia lose to North Korea

The Australian women’s national team have lost to North Korea in their fourth game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Ashleigh Brown was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day the Netherlands defeated Mexico 7-0 and Great Britain beat Slovenia 4-1. Australia remain in fifth place in the standings, nine points behind the leaders of the Netherlands. The teams have a rest day today before returning on Friday where Australia take on Slovenia in their final game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2017 World Championship Division II Group A tournament where Australia lost 0-3.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

– Australia 1-3 North Korea (16:30, 4 April 2018, Ledna Dvorana). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 4 4 0 0 0 12
Great Britain 4 4 0 0 0 12
North Korea 4 2 0 0 2 6
Slovenia 4 1 0 0 3 3
Australia 4 1 0 0 3 3
Mexico 4 0 0 0 4 0

Ashleigh Brown named AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month

The Brisbane Goannas goaltender Ashleigh Brown has been named the AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month for December. Brown played in one of the two Goannas games in December, earning her first shutout of the season with a 2-0 win against the Adelaide Rush. Brown is currently tied for the lead with the Sydney Sirens Sera Dogramaci in both save percentage and goals against average. Both players currently have a save percentage of 96.6 and a 0.83 goals against average.

For full league statistics see the esportsdesk.com website