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2019 AIHL season: Round 12

Round 12 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Melbourne Mustangs, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Perth Thunder and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week seven teams are in action across seven games while the Adelaide Adrenaline sit the round out on a bye.

The match between the Adelaide Adrenaline and Sydney Ice Dogs also served as the 2019 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 Ice Dogs won the shield after defeating the Adrenaline 10-1. The win is the Ice Dogs first since 2017 having lost last year against the CBR Brave.

Skaters Network Player of the Week:

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-1 Sydney Bears (19:30, 12 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-6 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 13 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-10 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 13 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 4-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 13 July 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 14 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice 1-5 CBR Brave (16:30, 14 July 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 14 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 19 18 0 0 1 54
Newcastle Northstars 18 14 1 0 3 44
Sydney Bears 17 8 2 0 7 28
Perth Thunder 18 8 1 1 8 27
Melbourne Mustangs 17 6 0 3 8 21
Sydney Ice Dogs 17 6 1 1 9 21
Melbourne Ice 18 6 1 0 11 20
Adelaide Adrenaline 20 0 0 1 19 1

Last updated 14 July 2019

Sydney Bears win the 2019 Wilson Cup

The Sydney Bears have won the 2019 Wilson Cup after winning the series against the Sydney Ice Dogs with a game to spare. The Wilson Cup is awarded to the winner of the four game regular season series between the Bears and Ice Dogs. Previously the Wilson Cup was contested for in a pre-season tournament between the New South Wales based clubs before it was re-purposed to its current form. The Bears last held the trophy in 2017 when the tied the series with the Ice Dogs to retain the Cup.

Results
– Sydney Bears 8-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (20 April 2019)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-6 Sydney Bears (1 June 2019)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-6 Sydney Bears (6 July 2019)
– Sydney Bears Sydney Ice Dogs (23 August 2019)

2019 AIHL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, Newcastle Northstars and CBR Brave. The Brave remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Andreas Camenzind (CBR Brave)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Perth Thunder 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 6 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 6 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 6 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-1 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 7 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 7-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 7 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 7-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 7 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 17 16 0 0 1 48
Newcastle Northstars 17 13 1 0 3 41
Sydney Bears 15 7 2 0 6 25
Perth Thunder 16 7 1 1 7 24
Melbourne Ice 16 6 1 0 9 20
Melbourne Mustangs 15 5 0 3 7 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 16 5 1 1 9 18
Adelaide Adrenaline 18 0 0 1 17 1

Last updated 7 July 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice. The Brave remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

The match between the Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice also served as the sixth annual Canada Day Classic. The Bears defeated the Ice 6-4 to claim their first title since 2016.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Rob Haselhurst (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-7 Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-5 OT Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 29 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 29 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice 4-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 29 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 30 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 30 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 16 15 0 0 1 45
Newcastle Northstars 15 12 1 0 2 38
Sydney Bears 14 6 2 0 6 22
Melbourne Mustangs 14 5 0 3 6 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 14 5 1 1 7 18
Perth Thunder 14 5 1 1 7 18
Melbourne Ice 15 5 1 0 9 17
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 0 0 1 15 1

Last updated 4 July 2019

Bears reveal their Wear it Purple jersey

The Sydney Bears have revealed their Wear it Purple jersey which will be worn on 23 June in their game against the CBR Brave at the Macquarie Ice Rink. The jerseys are being worn in support of the organisation Wear it Purple. For more information, including auction details, see the announcement from the club.

2019 AIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears, Sydney Ice Dogs and Newcastle Northstars. The Brave remain on top of the standings, three points clear of second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Paul Lazzarotto (Melbourne Ice)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-3 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 22 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 22 June 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-2 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 22 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 4-5 OT Sydney Bears (17:00, 22 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 1-6 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 23 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 23 June 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 23 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 14 13 0 0 1 39
Newcastle Northstars 14 12 0 0 2 36
Sydney Bears 13 5 2 0 6 19
Melbourne Mustangs 12 5 0 3 4 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 12 5 1 0 6 17
Melbourne Ice 13 4 1 0 8 14
Perth Thunder 12 3 1 1 7 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 14 0 0 1 13 1

Last updated 28 June 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, CBR Brave, Newcastle Northstars and Melbourne Ice. The Brave move to the top of the standings following their two wins, edging out the now second placed Northstars. Next week is a bye week for the teams as the league hosts the AIHL All-Star Weekend in Sydney. Competition resumes on 22 June with all eight teams in action.

The 8 June match between the Sydney Ice Dogs and Melbourne Mustangs has been cancelled due to the Mustangs flight being grounded at Melbourne Airport. The match is expected to be rescheduled at a later date.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Patrick Nadin (Newcastle Northstars)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 2-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 8 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
Cancelled: Melbourne Mustangs Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 8 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 2-5 CBR Brave (17:30, 8 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-5 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 9 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-11 CBR Brave (16:30, 9 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 3-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 9 June 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 12 11 0 0 1 33
Newcastle Northstars 12 11 0 0 1 33
Melbourne Mustangs 11 5 0 3 3 18
Sydney Bears 11 5 1 0 5 17
Sydney Ice Dogs 10 3 1 0 6 11
Perth Thunder 10 3 1 0 6 11
Melbourne Ice 12 3 1 0 8 11
Adelaide Adrenaline 12 0 0 1 11 1

Last updated 9 June 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs and Newcastle Northstars. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 5-4 SO Melbourne Mustangs (19:30, 31 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 1 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 1 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 0-7 CBR Brave (17:30, 1 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-10 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 2 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 2-6 CBR Brave (16:30, 2 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-2 Sydney Bears (17:00, 2 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 11 10 0 0 1 30
CBR Brave 10 9 0 0 1 27
Melbourne Mustangs 10 5 0 3 2 18
Sydney Bears 10 5 1 0 4 17
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 3 1 0 5 11
Perth Thunder 9 2 1 0 6 8
Melbourne Ice 10 2 1 0 7 8
Adelaide Adrenaline 11 0 0 1 10 1

Last updated 4 June 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

2019 AIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Melbourne Mustangs. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across five games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Thomas Steven (Sydney Bears)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 18 May 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 18 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 18 May 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-2 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 19 May 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 19 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 8 7 0 0 1 21
CBR Brave 7 6 0 0 1 18
Melbourne Mustangs 7 4 0 2 1 14
Sydney Bears 6 4 0 0 2 12
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 3 1 0 3 11
Perth Thunder 6 1 1 0 4 5
Melbourne Ice 7 1 0 0 6 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 8 0 0 0 8 0

Last updated 21 May 2019