CBR Brave

2017 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs, Perth Thunder and the Newcastle Northstars. The Ice remain of top of the standings, edging out the second placed Brave on win percentage. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Brave sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 4 results:
– Sydney Bears 5-4 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 13 May 2017, Perth Thunder)
– Melbourne Ice 2-1 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 13 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 13 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 13 May 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 5-9 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 14 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 2-3 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 14 May 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 14 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 3 1 0 0 11
CBR Brave 6 2 2 1 1 11
Perth Thunder 5 2 1 2 0 10
Newcastle Northstars 8 2 1 2 3 10
Sydney Ice Dogs 6 3 0 0 3 9
Sydney Bears 6 1 2 1 2 8
Adelaide Adrenaline 7 2 0 0 5 6
Melbourne Mustangs 4 1 0 1 2 4

2017 AIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, Adelaide Adrenaline and Newcastle Northstars. The game between the Melbourne Ice and Sydney Bears had to be cancelled after the first period due to a fire in the speaker system at the Macquarie Ice Rink. The Melbourne Ice move into first place on the standings, edging out the Brave on win percentage. The league is currently looking to rescheduled the game for a future date. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 3 results:
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 6 May 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 4-3 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 6 May 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– CBR Brave 1-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 6 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-5 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 7 May 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 6-5 SO CBR Brave (17:00, 7 May 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice Sydney Bears (17:00, 7 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink). Game Cancelled

Standings at the end of Round 3:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 3 2 1 0 0 8
CBR Brave 5 1 2 1 1 8
Perth Thunder 3 2 0 1 0 7
Newcastle Northstars 6 1 1 2 2 7
Sydney Ice Dogs 4 2 0 0 2 6
Adelaide Adrenaline 5 2 0 0 3 6
Sydney Bears 4 1 1 0 2 5
Melbourne Mustangs 2 0 0 1 1 1

2017 AIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Bears and CBR Brave. The Thunder move to the top of the standings, pushing the Brave down to second place. Next week six teams are in action across six games while the Thunder and Mustangs sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 2 results:
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-5 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 April 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 29 April 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 2-5 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 29 April 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 5-8 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 30 April 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 1-2 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 30 April 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 5-4 SO Newcastle Northstars (16:30, 30 April 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 2:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Perth Thunder 3 2 0 1 0 7
CBR Brave 3 1 2 0 0 7
Melbourne Ice 2 2 0 0 0 6
Newcastle Northstars 4 1 0 1 2 4
Sydney Ice Dogs 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 3 1 0 0 2 3
Sydney Bears 3 0 1 0 2 2
Melbourne Mustangs 2 0 0 1 1 1

Last updated 30 April 2017

AIHL news: 25 April 2017

Adelaide Adrenaline
– The Adrenaline have announced that the radio station 1079 Life as signed on as the club’s official media partner for 2017. The deal will include a live broadcast of at least one Adrenaline game this season as well as regular interviews with players, staff and volunteers. For more information see the announcement from the club.

CBR Brave
– The Brave have announced the signing of forward Wehebe Darge for the 2017 season. It had originally been announced that Darge would re-join the Adelaide Adrenaline when he returns in June. Darge has spent his entire AIHL career up to this point playing for the Adrenaline, competing in a total of 154 games and recording 219 points. During the 2016-17 season Darge has been playing for the Peterborough Phantoms of the English Premier Ice Hockey League recording 46 points in 53 games. For more information see the announcement from the Brave or the announcement from the Adrenaline.

2017 AIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Adrenaline, CBR Brave, Sydney Ice Dogs and Perth Thunder. The Brave take the lead in the standings, two points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Mustangs sit out the round on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 1 results:
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 22 April 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 22 April 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-0 Sydney Bears (17:00, 22 April 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 4-3 SO Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 23 April 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 2-3 Perth Thunder (16:30, 23 April 2017, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 1:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 2 1 1 0 0 5
Sydney Ice Dogs 1 1 0 0 0 3
Perth Thunder 1 1 0 0 0 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 1 1 0 0 0 3
Melbourne Mustangs 2 0 0 1 1 1
Newcastle Northstars 2 0 0 0 2 0
Sydney Bears 1 0 0 0 1 0
Melbourne Ice 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 23 April 2017

AIHL news: 21 April 2017

CBR Brave
– The Brave have announced their captains for the 2017 season. Mark Rummukainen has been named captain with Jordan Gavin and Jan Safar as the two alternate captains.

Sydney Ice Dogs
Reach Crane Trucks have re-signed as a major sponsor with the Ice Dogs for the 2017 season. For more information see the announcement from the club.

AIHL news: 13 April 2017

CBR Brave
– The Brave have announced new and returning sponsors for the 2017 season. Returning sponsors include allinsure, Coordinate, McDonald’s ACT, and Anytime Fitness who has increased their support to be a major sponsor. The clubs new sponsor is the Tuggeranong Hyperdome who comes on as a major sponsor for 2017. The ACT Government and Active Canberra will also continue their support of the National League Team Program.

Perth Thunder
Jamie Woodman will take over the captaincy for the 2017 season. Woodman replaces Sam Wilson in the position who has held it since the club joined the league in 2012. Andrew Cox will return as one of the clubs alternate captains, while Per Daniel Goransson replaces Jordan Kyros as the second alternate captain. For more information see the announcement from club.

Newcastle Northstars
– The Northstars have announced the signing of Canadian forward Steven Kuhn for the 2017 season. Kuhn has spent the 2016-17 season playing for Bisons de Neuilly-sur-Marne of the French Division 1 where he has recorded 20 points in 24 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Sydney Bears
– The Bears have announced the signing of Canadian forward Tyler Noseworthy for the 2017 season. Noseworthy has spent the 2016-17 season playing in the Federal Hockey League, Southern Professional Hockey League, and the North East Senior Hockey League. For more information see the announcement from the club.

CBR Brave announce 2017 roster

The Brave have announced their roster for the upcoming 2017 season. New additions to the team are Brian Bales, Corey Banks, Matt Buskas, Will Bourgault, Nick Eckhardt, Dominic Jalbert, Bayley Kubara and Toby Kubara. While players dropped from the team are Art Bidlevskii, Zachary Boyle, Nicola Brandi, Harrison Byers, Timothy Cox, Matthew Gilpin, Mathieu Guertin, Ryan Johnson, Matti Luoma, Luke Moore and Neal Prokop.

Goaltender
#20 Alexandre Tetreault
#35 Aleksi Toivonen
#38 Nickolas Eckhardt

Forwards
#13 Luke Philps
#15 Casey Kubara
#16 Tyler Kubara
#18 Mitchell Henning
#19 Jordan Gavin
#21 Jordon Brunt
#42 Brian Bales
#64 Kai Miettinen
#73 Stephen Blunden (I)
#77 Tom Letki
#85 Toby Kubara
#88 Geordie Wudrick (I)
– Corey Banks
Will Bourgault

Defenceman
#7 Bayley Kubara
#12 Mark Rummukainen
#17 James Byers
#24 Jan Safar (I)
#25 Matt Buskas (I)
#71 Dominic Jalbert (I)
#81 Matthew Harvey

AIHL news: 11 April 2017

Adelaide Adrenaline
– The Adrenaline have announced the signing of Zachary Boyle for the 2017 season. Boyle spent the 2016 season playing for the CBR Brave where he recorded nine points in 29 games. Boyle previously played for the Adrenaline in the 2014 and 2015 seasons. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Perth Thunder
– The Thunder have announced a partnership with MyLeadPod, an automated business reward program.

Sydney Bears
– The Bears have signed American forward Jackson Brewer for the upcoming 2017 season. Brewer spent the 2016-17 season playing for the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) where he recorded 41 points in 43 games. During the 2015-16 season Brewer spent time at three other SPHL clubs, the Knowville Ice Bears, Huntsville Havoc and Macon Mayhem, and was loaned out briefly out the Evansville IceMen of the ECHL. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have announced the signing of Canadian goaltender Damien Ketlo for the upcoming season. Ketlo spent the 2016-17 playing in his fifth season for the University of Lethbridge of the U Sports system, recording a 0.881 save percentage in six games. Prior to joining the University of Lethbridge Ketlo had a brief stint with the Colorado Eagles of the ECHL in the 2011-12 season. For more information see the announcement from the club.