Belgium men’s national ice hockey team

2018 World Championships: Australia beat Belgium

The Australian men’s national team have beat Belgium 6-0 in their second game of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin stopped all 24 shots to earn the shutout and was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Serbia defeated China 3-1 and the Netherlands beat Iceland 11-1. Australia move up to second in the standings while the Netherlands lead with the best goal difference. The teams have a rest day today and return on Thursday where Australia take on China for their third game of the tournament. The last time these two teams met was at the 2011 New Zealand Winter Games where Australia won 15-2.

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

– Australia 6-0 Belgium (13:00, 24 April 2018, IJssportcentrum). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Netherlands 2 2 0 0 0 6
Australia 2 2 0 0 0 6
Serbia 2 2 0 0 0 6
Belgium 2 0 0 0 2 0
China 2 0 0 0 2 0
Iceland 2 0 0 0 2 0

2017 World Championships: Australia win silver

The Australian men’s national team have defeated Belgium 3-0 in their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Goaltender Anthony Kimlin was named best Australian player of the match for a fourth game after stopping all 30 shots on goal. Kimlin was also awarded the best goaltender of the tournament and named best Australian player. In other games of the day the Serbia defeated Iceland 6-0 and Romania beat Spain 6-0. Australia finish the tournament in second place, one point behind tournament winners Romania. As a result of their win Romania gain promotion back to Division I Group B for 2018 while Spain is relegated to Division II Group B after finishing in last place.

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

  • Australia 3-0 Belgium (13:00, 9 April 2017, Galati Arena). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 5 4 0 0 1 12
Australia 5 3 1 0 1 11
Serbia 5 2 0 2 1 8
Belgium 5 2 0 0 3 6
Iceland 5 2 0 0 3 6
Spain 5 0 1 0 4 2

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