Melbourne Ice Women

AWIHL news: 11 August 2017

Melbourne Ice
– The Melbourne Ice have announced the retirement of head coach Jeremy Muir after two years in the position. Muir will be replaced by a panel of coaches lead by former assistant coach Marcus Wong. Brent Laver, Mark Smith and Laurie Piggot form the remaining panel members.

AWIHL news: 2 August 2017

Melbourne Ice
– The Melbourne Ice have announced the signing of Canadian Jessica Pinkerton for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Pinkerton has previously played for the University of Guelph in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport system and the Whitby Wolves of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League.
– The club also announced the re-signing of Canadian forward Christina Julien for the upcoming season. Julien joined the Ice last season where she finished as the league leading scorer with 40 points in 14 games.

2017 AWIHL playoffs

The Sydney Sirens have won the 2017 Joan McKowen Trophy after defeating the Brisbane Goannas 4-3 following a shootout. The Sirens advanced to the final after defeating the Adelaide Rush 10-0 in the semifinals while the Goannas progressed with a 3-0 win over the Melbourne Ice in their semifinal. The win gives the Sirens their first Joan McKowen Trophy having previously finished as runners-up.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website or read the article on the final by Bernard McNamara at theAIHL.com.

Semifinals
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 10 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 11 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 0 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (19:30, 11 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Third place game
– Melbourne Ice 14 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:00, 12 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Grand final
– Brisbane Goannas 3 – 4 SO Sydney Sirens (18:30, 12 March 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Last updated 12 March 2017

Shona Powell named AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month

Melbourne Ice forward Shona Powell has been named the AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month for February. Powell finishes the regular season in fifth place in terms of points with nine goals and thirteen assists from seven games.

For full league statistics see the esportsdesk.com website

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Goannas and Melbourne Ice both coming away with a win in their double-header. The standings remain unchanged at the end of the round with the Goannas locking in second place and the Ice third to the end of the regular season. Next week the Adelaide Rush host the Sydney Sirens in the final round of the 2016-17 regular season.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 8 results:
– Melbourne Ice 5 – 4 SO Brisbane Goannas (16:00, 18 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Ice 2 – 3 Brisbane Goannas (07:30, 19 February 2017, Iceworld Boondall)

Standings at the end of Round 8:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 10 7 3 0 0 27
Brisbane Goannas 12 6 0 3 3 21
Melbourne Ice 12 5 1 1 5 18
Adelaide Rush 10 0 0 0 10 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second place Brisbane Goannas. The Sirens two wins also hands them the 2016-17 regular season title with two games still to play. Competition resumes on 18 February with the Goannas hosting the Ice at Iceworld Boondall.

In other news the Sydney Sirens Stephanie Cochrane has been named the January Skaters Network Player of the Month. Cochrane recorded two goals and two assists in the Sirens January games against the Melbourne Ice.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 7 results:
– Brisbane Goannas 2 – 6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 4 February 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Rush 3 – 17 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 4 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 2 – 4 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 5 February 2017, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 10 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 5 February 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 7:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 10 7 3 0 0 27
Brisbane Goannas 10 5 0 2 3 17
Melbourne Ice 10 5 0 1 4 16
Adelaide Rush 10 0 0 0 10 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Brisbane Goannas and Sydney Sirens. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Goannas. Competition resumes on 4 February with the Sirens hosting the Goannas in Canterbury and the Rush taking on the Ice in Melbourne.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 6 results:
– Brisbane Goannas 8 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:30, 14 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 5 – 2 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 14 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Brisbane Goannas 7 – 2 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 15 January 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sirens 4 – 3 SO Melbourne Ice (14:15, 15 January 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 8 5 3 0 0 21
Brisbane Goannas 8 5 0 2 1 17
Melbourne Ice 8 3 0 1 4 10
Adelaide Rush 8 0 0 0 8 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Sirens defeating the Melbourne Ice in both games at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink. The Sirens remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Ice. Next week the Adelaide Rush travel to Queensland to take on the Brisbane Goannas in a double header at Iceworld Boondall.

In other news the Sydney Sirens Sharna Godfrey has been named the seasons first Skaters Network Player of the Month. Heading into Round 4 Godfrey is the leading goal scorer and sits third for total points with eight goals and two assists.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 4 results:
– Melbourne Ice 1 – 7 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 3 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 3 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 4 December 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 6 4 2 0 0 16
Melbourne Ice 6 3 0 0 3 9
Brisbane Goannas 4 1 0 2 1 5
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

Last updated 4 December 2016

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Melbourne Ice defeating the Adelaide Rush in both games at the Adelaide Ice Arena. Following their wins the Ice move to the top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Sirens. Competition resumes in two weeks with the Brisbane Goannas hosting the Sydney Sirens on 26 and 27 November at Iceworld Boondall.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 2 results:
– Melbourne Ice 7 – 1 Adelaide Rush (16:30, 12 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena).
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– Melbourne Ice 13 – 0 Adelaide Rush (10:00, 13 November 2016, Adelaide Ice Arena).
Game Card: Not Available

Standings at the end of Round 2:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 3 0 0 1 9
Sydney Sirens 2 2 0 0 0 6
Brisbane Goannas 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Rush 4 0 0 0 4 0

2016-17 AWIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2016-17 Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sirens, Brisbane Goannas and Melbourne Ice. The Sirens top the standings with six points after being the only team to win both games of the round. Competition resumes in two weeks with the Rush hosting the Ice on 12 and 13 November at the Adelaide Ice Arena.

For more information see the esportsdesk.com website.

Round 1 results:
– Adelaide Rush 0 – 6 Sydney Sirens (17:00, 29 October 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
Game Card: Not Available
– Brisbane Goannas 7 – 4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
Game Card: Not Available
– Adelaide Rush 1 – 8 Sydney Sirens (10:15, 30 October 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
Game Card: Not Available
– Brisbane Goannas 1 – 3 Melbourne Ice (13:15, 30 October 2016, O’Brien Group Arena).
Game Card: Not Available

Standings at the end of Round 1:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sirens 2 2 0 0 0 6
Brisbane Goannas 2 1 0 0 1 3
Melbourne Ice 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Rush 2 0 0 0 2 0