Melbourne Glaciers

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with Adelaide Generals picking up two wins and the Glaciers one win from their three game series at the O’Brien Group Arena. The Generals remain at the top of the Southern Division and League standings while the Sydney Wolf Pack lead the Northern Division. Next week the Brisbane Blitz host the Sydney Sabres at Iceworld Boondall.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide General 4–1 Melbourne Glaciers (12:15, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General 5–3 Melbourne Glaciers (18:00, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General 2–3 SO Melbourne Glaciers (16:00, 2 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 1 0 4 5
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 1 0 4 5
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 2 December 2018

Melbourne Glaciers 2018-19 roster

The Melbourne Glaciers have released their full roster for the 2018-19 AJIHL season. The roster was mostly taken from the teams recent series against the Adelaide Generals so there may be some players missing.

Defencemen
#3 Jeff Hu
#8 Jacob Haley (C)
#9 AJ McConville
#22 Isaac Norris

Forwards
#2 Hamish Young
#5 Elijah Sutton
#6 Matthew Knox
#7 Elijah West-Testa
#10 Gavin Birchler
#11 Evan Connard (A)
#12 Boyuan Huang
#13 Christian Pansino
#16 Ari Horgen
#18 Damon Parolin (A)
#21 Denis Levin

Goaltender
#1 Jakob Doornbos

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Adelaide Generals picking up two wins and the Glaciers one win from their three game series at the Adelaide Ice Arena. The Generals move to the top of the league standings, three points clear of the second placed Wolf Pack. Competition resumes on 1 December with the Generals travelling to Melbourne to take on the Glaciers in a three game series at the O’Brien Group Arena.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Glaciers 0-2 Adelaide Generals (16:00, 17 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 4-2 Adelaide Generals (10:30, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 1-3 Adelaide Generals (16:00, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 3 2 0 0 1 6
Melbourne Glaciers 3 1 0 0 2 3
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 3 2 0 0 1 6
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Melbourne Glaciers 3 1 0 0 2 3
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 18 November 2018

AJIHL news: 14 November 2018

Melbourne Glaciers
The Glaciers have begun a slow release of their player roster for the 2018-19 AJIHL season. Players announced so far include:
– Bobby Huang. First season with the Glaciers
Christian Pansino. Second season with the Glaciers
Elijah West-Testa. Third season with the Glaciers
Damon Parolin. Second season with the Glaciers
Isaac Norris. Played two seasons with the Brisbane Blitz (2016-2018)

AJIHL news: 25 October 2018

Melbourne Glaciers
– The Glaciers have announced the signing of Michael Flaherty to the position of head coach for the 2018-19 season, replacing Warren Porter in the role. Flaherty previously coached the club during the 2012-13 season and also spent two seasons at the Melbourne Whalers. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– The Glaciers have also signed Damian Bright to the position of assistant coach. Bright replaces Jamie Hodic in the role. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2018-19 AJIHL season schedule

Thanks to Ice Hockey WA the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season schedule has been released. The season kicks off on 10 November and concludes with the cross conference round and playoffs which will be held at the O’Brien Group Arena from 7 March to 10 March. The format remains unchanged from 2017-18 season. The competition is split into two conferences, Northern and Southern, with each team playing the other teams within their conference in three home and three away games. Teams from the opposing conferences face each other in one game only before the playoffs.

Regular season
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:15, 10 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (18:15, 11 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 17 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (10:30, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (12:15, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (18:00, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (16:00, 2 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (11:00, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 15 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (17:30, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:45, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (11:00, 16 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 2 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 2 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (10:00, 3 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (15:30, 3 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (18:15, 3 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (11:00, 9 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (17:45, 9 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (11:00, 10 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 16 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 17 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 17 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 23 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 23 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (19:00, 23 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 24 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (18:15, 24 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (17:30, 2 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (07:45, 3 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (15:00, 3 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Sabres (08:45, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:30, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:45, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (08:45, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (10:30, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (12:15, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Sabres (15:45, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Playoffs
– Qualifying Final 1 (11:30, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Qualifying Final 2 (13:15, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Semifinal 1 (19:45, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Semifinal 2 (21:30, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Grand Final (12:45, 10 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

AJIHL news: 29 July 2018

Perth Sharks
Dave Ruck has stepped down from the position of head coach following his appointment to the Australian U20 national team. Ice Hockey WA currently has an expression of interest out for the position as well as the positions of assistant coach and team manager.
– The team will hold tryouts and training camps from 6 November to 11 December for the 2018-19 season.
– Ice Hockey WA also released some of the schedule for the 2018-19 season. The rest of the season schedule has yet to be released.

Partial 2018-19 schedule
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals. 2-3 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena (3 games)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks. 9-10 February 2019, Perth (3 games)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks. 16-17 February 2019, Perth (3 games)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers. 23-24 February 2019, Melbourne (3 games)

– Sydney Sabres – Adelaide Generals. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Melbourne Glaciers. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Adelaide Generals. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Melbourne Glaciers. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Perth Sharks. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Adelaide Generals. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)

– Playoffs. 9-10 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey WA

2017-18 AJIHL player awards

The awards for the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season were handed out following the end of the playoffs.

– Finals Most Valuable Player: Sam Hodic (Melbourne Glaciers)
– Best Defenceman: Zachary Boyle (Adelaide Generals)
– Best Goaltender: Jeremy Friederich (Adelaide Generals)
– Highest Point Scorer: Lyndon Lodge (Perth Sharks)