Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink

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)

Adelaide Generals 2019-20 schedule released

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League have released more of the 2019-20 season schedule, this time releasing the season schedule for the Adelaide Generals. In addition details on the three game series between the Perth Sharks and Sydney Sabres have also surfaced.

Adelaide Generals
– 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)
– 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)
– 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)
– 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)
– Adelaide Generals – Brisbane Blitz (15:15, 29 February 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Generals – Brisbane Blitz (07:00, 1 March 2020, Iceworld Boondall)
– Adelaide Generals – Brisbane Blitz (15:15, 1 March 2020, Iceworld Boondall)

Perth Sharks v Sydney Sabres
– 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)

Partial 2019-20 AJIHL season schedule released

The Australian Junior Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for November and December of the upcoming 2019-20 AJIHL season. The Melbourne Glaciers have also released their complete season schedule which reveals some further details. The season which kicks off on 17 November appears to have changed format from last season. Prior to this season teams were aligned in either a Northern or Southern division. Teams would play their conference opponents in six games and opponents from the opposing conference in one game only. For 2019-20 however it now appears that the division system has been abandoned with each team playing their opponent in three games during the regular season. All three games will be held over one weekend in either a home or away series.

The 2020 AJIHL playoffs will be held on 7 and 8 March at the O’Brien Icehouse. The qualifying finals have been removed from the playoff format with only the top four teams from the regular season competing. Both semifinals will be held on 7 March followed by a third place game and the grand final on 8 March.

November
– 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)

December
– 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)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:00, 14 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (17:00, 14 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:00, 15 December 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks (08:00, 15 December 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (16:45, 15 December 2019, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

Other known games
– 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)

Playoffs
– SF1: 4th – 1st (13:15, 7 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– SF2: 3rd – 2nd (15:00, 7 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Third place: Loser SF2 – Loser SF1 (14:00, 8 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Grand final: Winner SF2 – Winner SF1 (15:45, 8 March 2020, O’Brien Icehouse)

2019 ECSL playoffs: Grand Final Series

The Penrith Raptors have won the 2019 East Coast Super League playoffs, defeating the Nudo Bombers in two games to one. The win gives the Raptors their second ECSL Championship title, having last won in 2010.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results:
– Penrith Raptors 6-2 Nudo Bombers (19:00, 14 September 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 4-3 Penrith Raptors (18:15, 15 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 4-0 Nudo Bombers (17:45, 29 September 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Last updated 29 September 2019

2019 ECSL playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2019 East Coast Super League playoffs have finished with the Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors advancing to the grand final series which kick of next weekend. The semifinals are a two game series with the winner being determined on a cumulative aggregate format. If tied at the end of game two continuous overtime is held until a winner is determined. In Semifinal A the Nudo Bombers won both of their games to defeat the Newcastle North Stars 12-4 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the third ranked Penrith Raptors upset the second ranked Sydney Sting 6-3 on aggregate to advance.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A
– Nudo Bombers 7-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (16:15, 7 September 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 1-5 Nudo Bombers (18:15, 8 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
Nudo Bombers win 12-4 on aggregate

Semifinal B
– Penrith Raptors 4-2 Sydney Sting (19:00, 7 September 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sting 1–2 Penrith Raptors (20:00, 8 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
Penrith Raptors win 6-3 on aggregate

2019 ECSL season: Round 21

Round 21 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers, Penrith Raptors. The Bombers claim the 2019 regular season title after finishing atop the standings, edging out the second placed Sting by a point. Next week the playoffs get underway with the semifinals. The first placed Bombers take on fourth place Newcastle North Stars and the second placed Sting play the third placed Raptors.

Skaters Network Player of the Month: Jake Knott (Nudo Bombers)

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 3-2 Reach Rebels (16:15, 31 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-7 Penrith Raptors (19:00, 31 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-5 Nudo Bombers (15:00, 1 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 1-6 Penrith Raptors (16:45, 1 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 20 14 2 4 30
Sydney Sting 20 14 1 5 29
Penrith Raptors 20 13 1 6 27
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 6 1 13 13
Reach Rebels 20 0 1 19 1

Last updated 12 September 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 20

Round 20 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sting. Next week all five teams are in action across four games for the final round of the regular season.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 1-6 Sydney Sting (19:00, 24 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 6-1 Reach Rebels (19:45, 25 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Sting 4-5 Penrith Raptors (21:30, 25 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 19 13 2 4 28
Sydney Sting 19 13 1 5 27
Penrith Raptors 18 11 1 6 23
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 18 6 1 11 13
Reach Rebels 18 0 1 17 1

Last updated 25 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 19

Round 19 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers and Newcastle North Stars. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sting. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

During the week the league declared the 6 July game between the Penrith Raptors and Nudo Bombers a draw. The game had originally been cancelled due to a lack of referees. The decision to declare the draw due to a lack of available ice time.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 5-3 Nudo Bombers (17:45, 17 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 9-2 Reach Rebels (19:00, 17 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 6-8 Sydney Sting (19:45, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 0-6 Nudo Bombers (21:15, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 18 12 2 4 26
Sydney Sting 17 12 1 4 25
Penrith Raptors 17 10 1 6 21
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 17 6 1 10 13
Reach Rebels 17 0 1 16 1

Last updated 17 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars and the Nudo Bombers. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 4-5 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (19:15, 20 July 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Reach Rebels 2-7 Nudo Bombers (20:30, 20 July 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 12 9 1 2 19
Nudo Bombers 12 8 1 3 17
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 13 5 1 7 11
Reach Rebels 13 0 1 12 1

Last updated 21 July 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with a win for the Newcastle North Stars while the game between the Penrith Raptors and Nudo Bombers had to be cancelled due to no referees being available. The league announced that the match will likely be declared a draw by the end of the regular season due to the lack of available ice time. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week the North Stars host the Sting and the Rebels take on the Bombers.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 7-3 Reach Rebels (19:15, 6 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
Cancelled: Penrith Raptors Nudo Bombers (20:30, 6 July 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 11 9 1 1 19
Nudo Bombers 11 7 1 3 15
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 12 4 1 7 9
Reach Rebels 12 0 1 11 1

Last updated 6 July 2019