CBR Brave

2019 AIHL playoffs

The 2019 AIHL playoffs have finished with the Sydney Bears defeating the Perth Thunder 5-2 in the final. The win gives the Bears their first Goodall Cup since 2007 and third overall. The Bears progressed to the final after defeating the CBR Brave 6-4 in the semifinals while the Thunder defeated the Newcastle Northstars 3-2 in their semifinal. For the seventh year running the finals were sponsored by Air Canada.

The Sydney Bears’ Danick Gauthier was named the playoffs most valuable player.

For more information see the TheAIHL.com and for the livestreams of the games see the league YouTube page.

– SF1: Sydney Bears 6-4 CBR Brave (15:00, 31 August 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– SF2: Perth Thunder 3-2 Newcastle Northstars (19:00, 31 August 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– GF: Sydney Bears 5-2 Perth Thunder (15:30, 1 September 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Last updated 1 September 2019

2019 AIHL player awards

The AIHL announced the 2019 player awards today.

– Most Valuable Player: Dylan Quaile (Sydney Ice Dogs)
– Defenceman of the Year: Dylan Quaile (Sydney Ice Dogs)
– Goaltender of the Year: Matt Climie (CBR Brave)
– Skaters Network Local Player of the Year: Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
– Rookie of the Year: Jake Ratcliffe (Sydney Bears)
– Coach of the Year: John Kennedy (Newcastle Northstars)

2019 AIHL season: Round 18

Round 18 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Newcastle Northstars, Perth Thunder and Melbourne Mustangs. The 2019 regular season finishes with the CBR Brave at the top of the standings, 25 points ahead of the second placed Northstars. Next week is the playoffs with the semifinals on Saturday and the final on Sunday. In the semifinals the Brave take on the Bears and the Northstars take on the Thunder.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Jake Ratcliffe (Sydney Bears)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 4-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (19:30, 23 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-3 OT Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 24 August 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-8 Sydney Bears (17:00, 24 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 8-1 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 24 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 7-3 Melbourne Ice (14:00, 25 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-14 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 25 August 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-3 OT Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 25 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 28 26 0 1 1 79
Newcastle Northstars 28 16 3 0 9 54
Perth Thunder 28 16 1 1 10 51
Sydney Bears 28 15 2 0 11 49
Melbourne Mustangs 28 12 1 4 11 42
Sydney Ice Dogs 28 10 1 3 14 35
Melbourne Ice 28 6 3 0 19 24
Adelaide Adrenaline 28 0 0 2 26 2

Last updated 27 August 2019

CBR Brave 2019 club awards

The CBR Brave held their 2019 Club Awards yesterday.

Most Valuable Player: Matt Climie
Highest Points Scorer: Jesse Gabrielle
Best Defenceman: Matt Harvey
Best Forward: Wehebe Darge
Emerging Brave: Nick Christensen
Players Player: Adam Kambeitz
Coaches Award: Bayley Kubara
Fans Choice: Jesse Gabrielle
John Lewis Memorial Award: Murray Barton & Mandi Webb
Deans Award: Robyn Kemp & David Kemp

2019 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 30 points clear of the second placed Newcastle Northstars. Next week seven teams are in action across seven games while the Brave sit the round out on a bye.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: David Dunwoodie (Sydney Ice Dogs)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 1-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 August 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 17 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-6 CBR Brave (17:30, 17 August 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-1 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 18 August 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 8-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 18 August 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 28 26 0 1 1 79
Newcastle Northstars 26 15 2 0 9 49
Perth Thunder 26 14 1 1 10 45
Sydney Bears 26 13 2 0 11 43
Melbourne Mustangs 26 12 0 3 11 39
Sydney Ice Dogs 26 10 1 2 13 34
Melbourne Ice 26 6 3 0 17 24
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 0 0 2 24 2

Last updated 20 August 2019

Dunwoodie announces his retirement

The Sydney Ice Dogs’ David Dunwoodie has announced that he will play his final AIHL game on 25 August against the Melbourne Mustangs at Macquarie Ice Rink. Dunwoodie has played in over 370 AIHL games from 2004 to 2019 with fourteen seasons at the Ice Dogs, two with the Central Coast Rhinos and one with the CBR Brave. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2019 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Perth Thunder and Newcastle Northstars. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 27 points clear of the second placed Northstars. Following their win on 10 August the Brave also broke the record for total points scored in a regular season. The Brave set the record last season after recording 72 points. Next week all eight teams are in action across five games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 7-6 OT Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 10 August 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Sydney Bears (17:00, 10 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 5-12 CBR Brave (17:30, 10 August 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 3-9 Perth Thunder (16:30, 11 August 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-7 CBR Brave (16:30, 11 August 2019, Phllip Ice Skating Centre)
– Newcastle Northstars 5-4 SO Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 11 August 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 27 25 0 1 1 76
Newcastle Northstars 25 15 2 0 8 49
Perth Thunder 25 13 1 1 10 42
Sydney Bears 24 12 2 0 10 40
Melbourne Mustangs 25 12 0 3 10 39
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 8 1 2 13 28
Melbourne Ice 25 6 3 0 16 24
Adelaide Adrenaline 25 0 0 2 23 2

Last updated 14 August 2019