Kieren Webster

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 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

2019 AIHL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave remain on top of the standings, twenty points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Following their win against against the Melbourne Ice on 28 July the CBR Brave claim the H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2019 regular season with five games to play.

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

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (19:30, 26 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 8-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 27 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 2-3 SO Melbourne Ice (17:00, 27 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 5-0 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 27 July 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 5-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 27 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 7-2 Melbourne Ice (14:00, 28 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 28 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 28 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 23 21 0 1 1 64
Newcastle Northstars 22 14 1 0 7 44
Sydney Bears 21 11 2 0 8 37
Perth Thunder 22 11 1 1 9 36
Melbourne Mustangs 21 9 0 3 9 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 21 8 1 1 11 27
Melbourne Ice 22 6 2 0 14 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 22 0 0 1 21 1

Last updated 28 July 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

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

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 4-3 OT Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 25 May 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 25 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– CBR Brave 6-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 25 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 6-4 Melbourne Ice (14:00, 26 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 4-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 May 2019, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 10 9 0 0 1 27
CBR Brave 8 7 0 0 1 21
Sydney Bears 8 4 1 0 3 14
Melbourne Mustangs 8 4 0 2 2 14
Sydney Ice Dogs 8 3 1 0 4 11
Perth Thunder 7 2 1 0 4 8
Melbourne Ice 8 1 0 0 7 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 9 0 0 1 8 1

Last updated 3 June 2019

Australian U20 defeat HC DDM Ceske Budejovice U20

The Australian men’s national under-20 team have defeated HC DDM Ceske Budejovice U20 8-5 in an exhibition game in Lovosice, Czech Republic. The game is the second exhibition match of the teams training camp before the start of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group B tournament in Novi Sad, Serbia which begins on 17 January. Kieren Webster was named the matches most valuable player after scoring a hat-trick of goals.

For more information on the upcoming 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship Division II Group B see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

Australia U18 Final Roster Released

The IIHF have released the final team roster for the Australian men’s under-18 national team for the 2014 IIHF U18 Championship Division III Group A tournament being held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Ten players will be making their debut for the team, Ted Fabijan, Mitchell Henning, Riley Major, Remy McGuiness, Nicholas Mizen, Ryan Smith, Corey Stringer, Tynan Theobald, Kieren Webster, Luke Zvonicek. The tournament starts today with Australia’s first game against Chinese Taipei.

For more information see the IIHF website.

Team staff:

Australia U18 v HC Vítkovice Steel U18

The Australian National under-18 team competed in an exhibition game yesterday against Czech team HC Vítkovice Steel U18. Australia lost the game 2-8, with the teams goals coming from Anthony Barnes, off an assist from Kieren Webster, and second scored by Hayden Sheard, with the assist from Casey Kubara. HC Vítkovice took the lead early in the game scoring two goals in the first period. By the second period HC Vítkovice had extended their lead, scoring another three in response to Australia’s one. The third period finished in similar fashion with the Czech team again putting on three goals to Australia’s one.

The team have one more day of training in Ostrava before they travel to Sofia, Bulgaria for the 2014 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III Group A tournament.

Australia U18 v HC RT Torax Poruba U18

The Australian National Under-18 Ice Hockey Team competed in an exhibition game yesterday against Czech team HC RT Torax Poruba U18. The team lost the game 1-4, with the only Australian goal coming from Kieren Webster in the first period. Poruba piled on four goals in the second and held Australia scoreless for the rest of the game. The team is currently training in Ostrava, Czech Republic as they prepare for the 2014 IIHF U18 World Championship Division III Group A tournament which gets underway on 24 March in Sofia, Bulgaria. The team will play one more exhibition game on Thursday against HC Vítkovice Steel U18 before heading to Bulgaria.