The Australian Ice Hockey League have announced the details for the 2018 AIHL All-Star Weekend. The two day event is set to be held on 2 and 3 June 2018 at the Adelaide Ice Arena with the skills competition on the 2nd followed by the all-stars game on the 3rd. APA Group will return for the fourth year in a row as the presenting sponsor. The two teams for 2017 will be captained by the Adelaide Adrenaline’s David Huxley and Josef Rezek, replacing Jamie Bourke of the Melbourne Mustangs and the Melbourne Ice’s Lliam Webster.
– The Bears have announced that The Ranch Hotel will act as their official venue sponsor for the 2017 season.
Sydney Ice Dogs
– TGI Fridays have joined the Ice Dogs as a sponsor and their Macquarie Centre restaurant will serve as the club’s post game venue. TGI Fridays have previously sponsored the Sydney Bears and the league during the 2015 season. For more information see the announcement from the club.
The Australian national team have lost their opening game of 2015 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament, losing 1-6 to Spain. David Huxley was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Romania defeated Serbia 8-4 and Iceland beat Belgium 3-0. After the end of round one Australia is sitting in last place, three points behind Spain, Romania and Iceland. Australia take on Romania today in their second game of the tournament.
A live stream was available at IHI.is (see the IIHF page for game times)