Hunter Ice Skating Stadium

2017 Brown National Championship

The 2017 Jim Brown National Championship has finished with Queensland defeating Victoria 2-0 in the final to claim the Jim Brown Trophy. It is Queensland’s first win since 1976, a drought which was the longest in the tournaments 54 year history. The tournament was open to players 17 years and over, however players over the age of 23 must have played less then six AIHL games in the current season. 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 4 October to 7 October 2017.

For more information see the tournament website.

Preliminary round:
– Game 1: New South Wales 3-0 Western Australia (07:30, 4 October 2017)
– Game 2: South Australia 1-4 Queensland (08:45, 4 October 2017)
– Game 3: Victoria 5-2 Australian Capital Territory (10:30, 4 October 2017)
– Game 4: Western Australia 11-1 South Australia (17:00, 4 October 2017)
– Game 5: Australian Capital Territory 1-6 New South Wales (19:00, 4 October 2017)
– Game 6: Queensland 7-0 Victoria (07:00, 5 October 2017)
– Game 7: New South Wales 4-3 SO South Australia (08:45, 5 October 2017)
– Game 8: Australian Capital Territory 2-4 Western Australia (10:30, 5 October 2017)
– Game 9: Queensland 11-2 Australian Capital Territory (17:15, 5 October 2017)
– Game 10: Western Australia 2-1 Victoria (19:00, 5 October 2017)
– Game 11: Australian Capital Territory 1-7 South Australia (07:00, 6 October 2017)
– Game 12: Victoria 2-0 New South Wales (08:45, 6 October 2017)
– Game 13: Western Australia 6-4 Queensland (10:30, 6 October 2017)
– Game 14: South Australia 2-1 SO Victoria (16:00, 6 October 2017)
– Game 15: Queensland 1-5 New South Wales (17:45, 6 October 2017)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Western Australia 5 4 0 0 1 12
New South Wales 5 3 1 0 1 11
Queensland 5 3 0 0 2 9
Victoria 5 2 0 1 2 7
South Australia 5 1 1 1 3 6
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 0 5 0

Playoff round:
– Semifinal 1: Victoria 3-2 Western Australia (07:30, 7 October 2017)
– Semifinal 2: Queensland 4-2 New South Wales (09:15, 7 October 2017)
– 3rd/4th Placement: New South Wales 1-5 Western Australia (16:30, 7 October 2017)
– Final: Queensland 2-0 Victoria (18:15, 7 October 2017)

Last updated 7 October 2017

2017 ECSL playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2017 East Coast Super League playoffs have finished with the Sydney Sting and Reach Rebels 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. In Semifinal A the Sydney Sting won both of their games to defeat the Newcastle North Stars 16-3 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the Reach Rebels and Penrith Raptors split the series at one apiece, with the Rebels advancing 4-3 on aggregate.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A:
– Sydney Sting 9-0 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:45, 16 September 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3–7 Sydney Sting (17:00, 17 September 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
Sydney Sting win 16-3 on aggregate

Semifinal B:
– Reach Rebels 2-3 Penrith Raptors (17:00, 16 September 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Penrith Raptors 0-2 Reach Rebels (18:45, 17 September 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
Reach Rebels win 4-3 on aggregate

2017 ECSL season: Round 24

The final round of the 2017 East Coast Super League has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars and Reach Rebels. The Sting finish the season at the top of the standings, eight points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week the 2017 ECSL playoffs get underway with the best-of-two game semifinals. The first placed Sting take on the fourth placed North Stars while the second placed Raptors play the third placed Rebels.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 24 results:
– Sydney Sting 2-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (16:30, 9 September 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-0 Blueline Bombers (17:00, 10 September 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 2-5 Reach Rebels (18:45, 10 September 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 24:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 20 13 4 3 30
Penrith Raptors 20 9 4 7 22
Reach Rebels 20 7 4 9 18
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 7 3 10 17
Blueline Bombers 20 3 7 10 13

Last updated 10 September 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 18

The final round of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs and Sydney Bears. The Ice finish the regular season in first place on 71 points, 14 ahead of the second placed Thunder. Next week are the Goodall Cup playoffs with the Ice taking on the Mustangs and the Thunder playing the Brave in the two semifinals.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 18 results:
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-11 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 August 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 2-5 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 26 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-2 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 26 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 26 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 2-5 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 27 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-12 Perth Thunder (16:30, 27 August 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 27 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 18:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 28 22 2 1 3 71
Perth Thunder 28 16 3 3 6 57
CBR Brave 28 13 3 1 11 46
Melbourne Mustangs 28 11 2 3 12 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 28 12 0 0 16 36
Sydney Bears 28 8 3 3 14 33
Newcastle Northstars 28 7 3 3 15 30
Adelaide Adrenaline 28 6 1 3 18 26

Last updated 27 August 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 22

Round 22 of the 2017 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars and Sydney Sting, while the Penrith Raptors and Reach Rebels played out a four-all draw. The Sting remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Raptors. Next week four of the teams are in action across four games while the North Stars sit the round out on a bye.

The league also decided to call the cancelled match from Round 13 between the Sydney Sting and Penrith Raptors a draw. As a result both teams received a point.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 22 results:
– Penrith Raptors 4-4 Reach Rebels (17:00, 26 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 0-7 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:00, 27 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Blueline Bombers 4-6 Sydney Sting (18:30, 27 August 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings at the end of Round 22:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 17 12 3 2 27
Penrith Raptors 17 8 4 5 20
Reach Rebels 17 6 3 8 15
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 18 5 3 10 13
Blueline Bombers 17 2 7 8 11

Last updated 27 August 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 17

Round 17 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, CBR Brave, Melbourne Ice and Perth Thunder. The Ice maintain their 14 point lead at the top of the standings while the Brave and Mustangs secure the final two playoff spots. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games for the final round of the 2017 regular season.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 17 results:
– Sydney Bears 3-2 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 19 August 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 8-1 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 19 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 4-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 19 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 5-4 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 19 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 5-1 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 20 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-4 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 20 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 3-0 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 20 August 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 20 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 17:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 26 20 2 1 3 65
Perth Thunder 26 14 3 3 6 51
CBR Brave 26 13 3 1 9 46
Melbourne Mustangs 26 11 2 3 10 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 26 10 0 0 16 30
Sydney Bears 27 7 3 3 14 30
Newcastle Northstars 27 7 3 3 14 30
Adelaide Adrenaline 26 6 1 3 16 23

Last updated 20 August 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. The Ice claim the H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2017 regular season with four games to play. The Northstars become the third team to be eliminated from playoffs contention after their loss to the Mustangs on 13 August. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 16 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 12 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 5-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 12 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-1 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 13 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 6-3 CBR Brave (17:00, 13 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings at the end of Round 16:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 24 18 2 1 3 59
Perth Thunder 24 12 3 3 6 45
CBR Brave 24 11 3 1 9 40
Melbourne Mustangs 24 11 2 3 8 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 10 0 0 14 30
Newcastle Northstars 25 7 3 3 12 30
Sydney Bears 25 6 2 3 14 25
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 6 1 2 15 22

Last updated 13 August 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs and Newcastle Northstars. The Ice remain on top of the standings, eight points clear of the second placed Thunder. The Ice are also the first team to qualify for the 2017 Goodall Cup playoffs after their second win of the weekend. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Mustangs sit the round out on a bye.

The round also saw the Melbourne Ice hold a Swedish themed day on 30 July. The Swedish theme included the Ice wearing a blue and gold coloured variant of their jersey.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 14 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-3 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 7-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 29 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 30 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 4-7 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 30 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 14:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 20 15 2 1 2 50
Perth Thunder 22 11 3 3 5 42
CBR Brave 21 10 3 1 7 37
Melbourne Mustangs 22 9 2 3 8 34
Newcastle Northstars 22 7 3 3 9 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 21 9 0 0 12 27
Sydney Bears 24 5 2 3 14 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 22 5 1 2 14 19

Last updated 30 July 2017

2017 ECSL season: Round 19

Round 19 of the 2017 East Coast Super League has finished with wins for the Penrith Raptors and Newcastle North Stars. The Sting remain on top of the standings, eight points ahead of the second placed Raptors. Next week the ECSL are holding their 2017 All Star Charity Game at the Penrith Ice Palace. Regular season competition resumes on 12 August.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 19 results:
– Penrith Raptors 9-3 Blueline Bombers (17:00, 29 July 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Sting 2-9 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:30, 29 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 19:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 14 10 2 2 22
Penrith Raptors 13 6 2 5 14
Reach Rebels 12 5 2 5 12
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 15 4 3 8 11
Blueline Bombers 14 1 7 6 9

2017 AIHL season: Round 12

Round 12 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Bears, Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice and Adelaide Adrenaline. The Ice remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 12 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-2 SO Melbourne Ice (20:00, 13 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-7 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 15 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 15 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-2 CBR Brave (17:30, 15 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 2-1 Sydney Bears (14:30, 16 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-1 CBR Brave (17:00, 16 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-0 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 16 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 12:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 16 12 2 1 1 41
Perth Thunder 20 11 2 3 4 40
CBR Brave 18 7 3 1 7 28
Melbourne Mustangs 18 7 2 2 7 27
Sydney Ice Dogs 18 8 0 0 10 24
Newcastle Northstars 19 5 3 3 8 24
Sydney Bears 21 5 2 3 11 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 20 5 1 2 12 19

Last updated 16 July 2017