Brisbane Blitz

City Fertility joins the Blitz

The Brisbane Blitz have signed City Fertility as a sponsor for the 2019-20 AJIHL season. As part of their sponsorship City Fertility supplied the team with new training jerseys. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Wolf Pack and Brisbane Blitz. With their wins the Wolf Pack increase their lead at the top of the standings, nine points clear of the second placed Blitz. Competition resumes on 1 February with the Sydney Sabres hosting the Perth Sharks in Liverpool.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Brisbane Blitz 2-1 Perth Sharks (08:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5-4 SO Perth Sharks (16:45, 14 December 2019, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 3-5 Sydney Wolf Pack (20:30, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Blitz 4-0 Perth Sharks (08:00, 15 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 1-4 Sydney Wolf Pack (10:00, 15 December 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals 1-6 Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 6 0 1 0 19
Brisbane Blitz 6 2 2 0 2 10
Sydney Sabres 4 3 0 0 1 9
Perth Sharks 3 0 0 1 2 1
Adelaide Generals 3 0 0 0 3 0
Melbourne Glaciers 3 0 0 0 3 0

Last updated 15 December 2019

2019-20 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019-20 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has found finished with wins for the Sydney Wolf Pack and Brisbane Blitz. Following their wins the Wolf Pack move to the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sydney Sabres. Next week the Perth Sharks host the Blitz and the Wolf Pack travel to Adelaide to take on the Generals.

Further information:
League esportsdesk website
AJIHL Facebook page

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 2-3 SO Brisbane Blitz (18:00, 7 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 4-3 Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 4-2 Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 4 3 0 1 0 10
Sydney Sabres 4 3 0 0 1 9
Brisbane Blitz 3 0 1 0 2 2
Melbourne Glaciers 3 0 0 0 3 0
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 8 December 2019

Australian men’s U20 roster for 2020 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the roster of the Australian men’s under-20 national team for the upcoming 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division III tournament. The competition will take place from 13 to 19 January 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria with Australia competing against Bulgaria, Chinese Taipei, Iceland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey.

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey Australia.

Roster
James Barton (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Nathaniel Benson (Carleton Place Jr. Canadians)
Andrew Chen (Adelaide Generals)
Will Clifford (Brisbane Blitz)
Julian Fodor (Sicamous Eagles)
Jeremy Friederich (Adelaide Generals)
Zachery Gumm (Windsor Aces)
Benjamin Handberg
Kenshin Hayashi
Thomas Kiliwnik (Brisbane Blitz)
Connor Lee (Steele County Blades)
Yannic Lodge (Perth Sharks)
Jack Ransome (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Arum Rapchuk (Brisbane Blitz)
Jake Riley (Tranås AIF J20)
Dylan Sables (Sydney Sabres)
James Urweiss (Sydney Sabres)
Arthur Wang (Whitby Fury)
Alexander Wardlaw (Sydney Wolf Pack)
Sebastian Woodlands (Detroit Fighting Irish)

Staff
– Head Coach: Dave Ruck
– Assistant Coach: Jason Kvisle
– Team Manager: Gill McLean
– Team Leader: Paul Kelly
– Team Medical Officer: Tristan Foo
– Equipment Manager: John Lavery

Brisbane Blitz 2019-20 roster

The Brisbane Blitz have released their roster for the 2019-20 AJIHL season.

New players to the team include Jamie Brown, Aiden Catakovic, Lachlan Clifford, Matt Clifford, Onrii Dalgity, Samuel Holmes, John Kelly, Kyle Lancelot, Kayden Swanson, Kyle Wynne and Lochie Young.

While dropped from the roster are Matthew De Beer, Alexandre Gracia (to Enköpings SK J20), Ethan Kennedy-Smith, Mitchell Pailthorpe, Conar Peace, Imogen Perry (to Brisbane Goannas), Liam Perry, Marcus Rozenberg and Simon Mark Szalkai.

Roster
Marcus Anderson
Nicholas Barnwell
Aiden Catakovic
Lachlan Clifford
– Matt Clifford
Will Clifford
Liam Gepp (G)
Samuel Holmes
John Kelly
Thomas Kiliwnik
– Kyle Lancelot
Michael Mulcahy
Grady Perlin
Caleb Perry
Arum Rapchuk
Kayden Swanson
Lachlan Tripp
Ben Woodall
– Kyle Wynne (G)
– Lochie Young

Reserves
Jamie Brown
Onrii Dalgity

Brisbane Goannas 2019-20 roster

The Brisbane Goannas have released their roster for the 2019-20 AWIHL season. New players to the team include Kelly Costa, Kyniska Hoy, Courtney Mahoney, Imogen Perry (Brisbane Blitz), Dannielle Roberts, Samantha Smith and Veronica Watson.

While dropped from the roster are Brittany Gibbs, Tina Girdler (Sydney Sirens), Charlotte Kelly, Alex MacDonald, Danielle Roberts, Anna Santilli and Emma Steele.

Staff changes sees Darryl Dunsford come in as head coach replacing Matthew Gilpin and Megan Gilchrist replaces Ben Stadtmiller as assistant coach.

Roster
Samantha Brophy
Abi Brown
Grace Carbone
Chloe Charles
Kelly Costa
Jaimi Goonan
Cassie Haley (I)
Tracy Hocutt
Kyniska Hoy
Sarah Kinninment
Veera Laiho (I)
Courtney Mahoney
Taylah Pearson
Imogen Perry
Dannielle Roberts
– Samantha Smith
Katherine Thelander
Veronica Watson
Jessica Wytrykusz (I)

Staff
– Head coach: Darryl Dunsford
– Assistant coach: Megan Gilchrist
– Goaltender coach: David Pennell
– Equipment manager: Shaun Memmler
– Stength & Conditioning: Britt Gibbs

Sydney Wolf Pack 2019-20 schedule

Now that the schedules for the other five AJIHL teams have been released we can also piece together the 2019-20 schedule for the Sydney Wolf Pack. The regular season for the Wolf Pack begins on 17 November and finishes on 1 March against the Sydney Sabres.

Schedule
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 17 November 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (18:00, 7 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 8 December 2019, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:00, 15 December 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (18:00, 8 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:00, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (11:30, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 15 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 23 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 1 March 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Sydney Sabres 2019-20 schedule

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League have released the 2019-20 season schedule for the Sydney Sabres. The regular season for the Sabres begins on 17 November and finishes on 1 March against the Sydney Wolf Pack.

Schedule
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 17 November 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (19:00, 1 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (09:00, 2 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (16:45, 2 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sabres – Adelaide Generals (17:15, 8 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Adelaide Generals (10:30, 9 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Adelaide Generals (15:30, 9 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (17:00, 15 February 2020, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (09:00, 16 February 2020, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (14:00, 16 February 2020, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 23 February 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:30, 1 March 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Perth Sharks 2019-20 schedule

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League have released the 2019-20 season schedule for the Perth Sharks. The regular season for the Sharks begins on 14 December with a home series against the Brisbane Blitz and finishes on 1 March against the Melbourne Glaciers.

Schedule
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (17:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 15 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (19:00, 1 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (09:00, 2 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (16:45, 2 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (18:00, 8 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:00, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (11:30, 9 February 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (17:15, 15 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (10:30, 16 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (15:30, 16 February 2020, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (08:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (13:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Melbourne Glaciers 2019-20 schedule

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League continue their slow rollout of the 2019-20 season schedule, this time its the Melbourne Glaciers turn. The regular season for the Glaciers begins on 23 November with a home series against the Sydney Sabres and concludes on 1 March in Cockburn against the Perth Sharks.

Schedule
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 23 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 24 November 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 15 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (09:00, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 16 February 2020, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (13:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 22 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Generals – Melbourne Glaciers (16:15, 23 February 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (18:00, 29 February 2020, Xtreme Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (08:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (13:00, 1 March 2020, Cockburn Ice Arena)