Hunter Ice Skating Stadium

Northstars defeat North Stars in practice match

The Newcastle Northstars have defeated their East Coast Super League affiliate, the Newcastle North Stars, 10-2 in a practice match at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium.

– Newcastle Northstars 10-2 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (14 April 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

2019 ECSL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Newcastle North Stars and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, equal on points with the second placed Sting. Next week the Bombers host the Reach Rebels and the Raptors take on the Sting with both games being played at the Penrith Ice Palace.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 9-2 Reach Rebels (19:00, 6 April 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 1-2 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (19:00, 6 April 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Penrith Raptors 4-0 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (16:30, 7 April 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 4 3 0 1 6
Sydney Sting 4 3 0 1 6
Penrith Raptors 4 2 0 2 4
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 4 2 0 2 4
Reach Rebels 4 0 0 4 0

Last updated 7 April 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers, Penrith Raptors and Sydney Sting. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Sting. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Nudo Bombers 5-0 Sydney Sting (19:00, 30 March 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Reach Rebels 2-5 Penrith Raptors (20:45, 30 March 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sting 6-1 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:45, 31 March 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Penrith Raptors 5-6 Nudo Bombers (18:15, 31 March 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 3 3 0 0 6
Sydney Sting 3 2 0 1 4
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 1 0 1 2
Penrith Raptors 3 1 0 2 2
Reach Rebels 3 0 0 3 0

Last updated 31 March 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers, Sydney Sting and the Newcastle North Stars ECSL. The Bombers top the standings at the end of Round 1 ahead of the Sting and North Stars on goal difference. Next week all five teams are in action across four games.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Nudo Bombers 10-5 Reach Rebels (19:00, 23 March 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sting 7-4 Penrith Raptors (20:45, 23 March 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Reach Rebels 1-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:30, 24 March 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 1 1 0 0 2
Sydney Sting 1 1 0 0 2
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 1 1 0 0 2
Penrith Raptors 1 0 0 1 0
Reach Rebels 2 0 0 2 0

Ice Hockey Classic 2019 schedule

The schedule for the 2019 Ice Hockey Classic series has been released with five games in three cities. The series will be played in Newcastle, Sydney and Melbourne with Adelaide and Brisbane being dropped after having games held in 2018. In Sydney the venue has been changed to the International Convention Centre after previously being held at the Qudos Bank Arena. The Ice Hockey Classic will also run alongside the Australian Ice Hockey League’s All-Star Weekend with the Skills Competition and All-Star Game being held in Sydney.

Schedule
12 June 2019: Hunter Ice Skating Stadium, Newcastle
– 19:00: Ice Hockey Classic Game
14 June 2019: International Convention Centre, Sydney
– 18:00: AIHL All-Star Skills Competition
– 19:30: Ice Hockey Classic Game
15 June 2019: International Convention Centre, Sydney
– 15:00: AIHL All-Star Game
– 17:30: Ice Hockey Classic Game
21 June 2019: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
– 19:30: Ice Hockey Classic Game
22 June 2019: O’Brien Group Arena, Melbourne
– 15:00: Melbourne Mustangs – Melbourne Ice (regular season game)
– 17:30: Ice Hockey Classic Game

2018 ECSL playoffs: Grand Final Series

The Newcastle North Stars have won the 2018 East Coast Super League playoffs, defeating the Sydney Sting in two games. The North Stars defeated the Sting 7-6 in overtime and 5-2 in Games 1 and 2 respectively to win the best-of-three series. The win gives the North Stars their fourth ECSL Championship title and first since 2012. They are now tied with the Sting for most ECSL titles.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results:
– Sydney Sting 6-7 OT Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:00, 22 September 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 5-2 Sydney Sting (19:15, 23 September 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

2018 ECSL playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2018 East Coast Super League playoffs has finished with the Sydney Sting and Newcastle North Stars advancing to the grand final series which kick off 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 2 continuous overtime is held until a winner is determined. In Semifinal A the Sydney Sting won both of their games to defeat the Nudo Bombers 11-4 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the Newcastle North Stars and Penrith Raptors split the series at one apiece, with the North Stars advancing 7-6 on aggregate.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A
– Nudo Bombers 3-6 Sydney Sting (19:00, 15 September 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sting 5-1 Nudo Bombers (16:45, 16 September 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
Sydney Sting win 11-4 on aggregate

Semifinal B
– Penrith Raptors 1-5 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:00, 15 September 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2–5 Penrith Raptors (15:00, 16 September 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
Newcastle North Stars ECSL win 7-6 on aggregate

2018 ECSL season: Round 23

The final round of the 2018 East Coast Super League regular season has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars, Sydney Sting and Penrith Raptors. The Sting finish the season at the top of the standings and claim their second regular season title in a row. Next week the 2018 ECSL playoffs get underway with the best-of-two game semifinals. The first placed Sting take on the fourth placed Bombers while the second placed Raptors play the third placed North Stars.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 4-3 Penrith Raptors (19:00, 8 September 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sting 3-2 Nudo Bombers (20:45, 8 September 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 3-6 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (16:30, 9 September 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Reach Rebels 1-6 Penrith Raptors (19:30, 9 September 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 20 17 0 3 34
Penrith Raptors 20 15 0 5 30
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 8 1 11 17
Nudo Bombers 20 8 0 12 16
Reach Rebels 20 1 1 18 3

Last updated 9 September 2018

2018 ECSL season: Round 21

Round 21 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Penrith Raptors and Newcastle North Stars. The Sting remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Sydney Sting 7-2 Reach Rebels (19:00, 25 August 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ic Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 2-4 Penrith Raptors (20:45, 25 August 2018, Canterbury Olympic Ic Rink)
– Sydney Sting 3-4 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (16:15, 26 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 18 16 0 2 32
Penrith Raptors 17 13 0 4 26
Nudo Bombers 17 7 0 10 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 17 5 1 11 11
Reach Rebels 17 1 1 15 3

Last updated 25 August 2018

2018 ECSL season: Round 20

Round 20 of the 2018 East Coast Super League season has finished with the Penrith Raptors defeating the Newcastle North Stars in the only game of the round. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results
– Penrith Raptors 5-2 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:00, 19 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 16 15 0 1 30
Penrith Raptors 16 12 0 4 24
Nudo Bombers 16 7 0 9 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 16 4 1 11 9
Reach Rebels 16 1 1 14 3

Last updated 19 August 2018