Hunter Ice Skating Stadium

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

2018 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Mustangs, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 15 points clear of the second placed Bears. Following their win on 17 August the Bears are the second team to qualify for the playoffs and will finish the season in second. While the Melbourne Ice are now officially out of the playoff race and will finish the season in seventh place. Next week seven teams are in action across seven games in the final round of the 2018 regular season.

The match between the Sydney Bears and Adelaide Adrenaline on 19 August served as the Bears’ annual Pride Game. The Bears won the match 9-0.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-9 Sydney Bears (19:30, 17 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 7-0 Melbourne Ice (19:30, 17 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-10 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 18 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 2-5 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 18 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 3-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 18 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 6-3 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 19 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-9 Sydney Bears (17:00, 19 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-5 CBR Brave (17:00, 19 August 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 26 22 0 0 4 66
Sydney Bears 26 14 3 3 6 51
Perth Thunder 26 11 3 2 10 41
Melbourne Mustangs 26 11 2 2 11 39
Newcastle Northstars 26 9 4 3 10 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 26 9 3 2 12 35
Melbourne Ice 26 7 2 4 13 29
Adelaide Adrenaline 28 3 2 3 20 16

Last updated 19 August 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. The Brave remain on top of the standings, 15 points clear of the second placed Bears. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games with the round kicking off on a Friday in Sydney and Melbourne.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Mustangs 7-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 11 August 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 11 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 8-11 CBR Brave (17:30, 11 August 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 4-3 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 12 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 12 August 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-2 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 12 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 24 20 0 0 4 60
Sydney Bears 24 12 3 3 6 45
Perth Thunder 24 10 3 2 9 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 9 3 2 10 35
Newcastle Northstars 24 8 4 3 9 35
Melbourne Mustangs 24 9 2 2 11 33
Melbourne Ice 24 7 2 4 11 29
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 3 2 3 18 16

Last updated 12 August 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. Following their win against the Northstars the CBR Brave claim their first H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2018 regular season with five games to play. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Perth Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

The match between the CBR Brave and Sydney Ice Dogs served as the 2018 Matt Clark Memorial Shield Game, a game which was originally from 1995 to 2001 by the Warringah Bombers. The match is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The Brave won the shield after defeating the Ice Dogs 6-3. The Ice Dogs had won the previous two editions.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 3-2 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 4 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 SO Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 4 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 4 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 6-4 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 5 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-9 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 5 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 6-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 5 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 23 19 0 0 4 57
Sydney Bears 22 10 3 3 6 39
Perth Thunder 24 10 3 2 9 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 22 9 3 2 8 35
Newcastle Northstars 23 8 4 3 8 35
Melbourne Mustangs 22 7 2 2 11 27
Melbourne Ice 22 6 2 4 10 26
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 3 2 3 16 16

Last updated 4 August 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 13

Round 13 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears, Melbourne Mustangs and Adelaide Adrenaline. The Brave remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Perth Thunder 9-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 21 July 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 21 July 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 2-7 CBR Brave (17:30, 21 July 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 5-2 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 22 July 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 0-2 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 22 July 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 1-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 22 July 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 19 15 0 0 4 45
Sydney Ice Dogs 20 9 3 2 6 35
Perth Thunder 20 9 3 1 7 34
Sydney Bears 19 8 2 3 6 31
Newcastle Northstars 20 7 3 3 7 30
Melbourne Mustangs 20 7 1 2 10 25
Melbourne Ice 20 5 2 3 10 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 20 3 2 2 13 15

Last updated 22 July 2018

2018 Syd Tange National Championship

The 2018 Syd Tange National Championship has finished with Western Australia defeating South Australia 4-2 in the gold medal game. The tournament was open to players 18 and under and is held between the state associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the Hunter Ice Skating Stadium in Newcastle and the tournament ran from 18 July to 21 July 2018.

For more information see the tournament website and for livestreaming see the Ice Hockey NSW Facebook page

Preliminary round (all times AEST)
– Game 1: Victoria 0-3 Queensland (07:00, 18 July 2018)
– Game 2: Western Australia 1-4 South Australia (08:45, 18 July 2018)
– Game 3: New South Wales 7-1 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 18 July 2018)
– Game 4: Queensland 5-3 Western Australia (17:00, 18 July 2018)
– Game 5: Australian Capital Territory 0-1 Victoria (19:00, 18 July 2018)
– Game 6: South Australia 4-3 New South Wales (07:00, 19 July 2018)
– Game 7: Victoria 2-5 Western Australia (08:45, 19 July 2018)
– Game 8: Australian Capital Territory 3-2 Queensland (10:30, 19 July 2018)
– Game 9: South Australia 2-0 Australian Capital Territory (17:15, 19 July 2018)
– Game 10: Queensland 0-4 New South Wales (19:00, 19 July 2018)
– Game 11: Australian Capital Territory 1-3 Western Australia (07:00, 20 July 2018)
– Game 12: New South Wales 6-1 Victoria (08:45, 20 July 2018)
– Game 13: Queensland 4-5 South Australia (10:30, 20 July 2018)
– Game 14: Western Australia 5-2 New South Wales (16:00, 20 July 2018)
– Game 15: South Australia 5-3 Victoria (17:45, 20 July 2018)

Standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
South Australia 5 5 0 0 0 15
Western Australia 5 3 0 0 2 9
New South Wales 5 3 0 0 2 9
Queensland 5 2 0 0 3 6
Victoria 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australian Capital Territory 5 1 0 0 4 3

Playoff round (all times AEST)
– SF1: Queensland 1-2 SO South Australia (07:30, 21 July 2018)
– SF2: New South Wales 4-7 Western Australia (09:15, 21 July 2018)
– Bronze medal: New South Wales 4-3 Queensland (16:30, 21 July 2018)
– Gold medal: Western Australia 4-2 South Australia (18:15, 21 July 2018)

Last updated 21 July 2018