Melbourne Mustangs

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

Chargers announce affiliation with the Melbourne Mustangs

The Melbourne Chargers have announced an affiliation with the Melbourne Mustangs of the Australian Ice Hockey League. The announcement was made on 31 May at the Melbourne Mustangs’ game against the Melbourne Ice at the O’Brien Icehouse. For more information see the announcement from the club.

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

Mustangs reveal their 2019 Pride Game jersey

The Melbourne Mustangs have revealed their 2019 Pride Game jersey which will be worn on 2 June in their game against the Adelaide Adrenaline at the O’Brien Icehouse. The white and rainbow coloured jerseys are designed by Kridgett Kreations. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Melbourne Mustangs - 2019 Pride Game jersey

Mustangs sign Owens

The Melbourne Mustangs have announced the signing of Canadian forward Jordan Owens for the 2019 season. Owens spent the 2018-19 season playing for the Sheffield Steelers in the Elite Ice Hockey League where he recorded 29 points in 53 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2019 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Newcastle Northstars and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week six teams are in action across five games while the Adelaide Adrenaline and Perth Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Wehebe Darge (CBR Brave)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-3 Melbourne Ice (19:30, 10 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– CBR Brave 5-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 11 May 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 10-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 11 May 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 SO Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 11 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 7-6 Melbourne Ice (14:00, 12 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– CBR Brave 5-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 12 May 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 8-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 12 May 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 6 6 0 0 0 18
CBR Brave 6 5 0 0 1 15
Melbourne Mustangs 5 3 0 2 0 11
Sydney Ice Dogs 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Bears 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Thunder 6 1 1 0 4 5
Melbourne Ice 5 1 0 0 4 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 8 0 0 0 8 0

Last updated 15 May 2019

Mustangs reveal Cure Brain Cancer Foundation jersey

The Melbourne Mustangs have revealed a one-off Cure Brain Cancer Foundation themed jersey which will be auctioned to raise money for the foundation. The purple and grey coloured jerseys are designed by Kridgett Kreations. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Auction link

Melbourne Mustangs - Cure Brain Cancer Foundation

Parker arrives for Mustangs

Melbourne Mustangs import Parker Thomas has arrived and will lineup for the club in their next game on 10 March. Thomas spent his 2018-19 season playing for the University of Saskatchewan in the U Sports system where he recorded 18 points in 31 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.