Mitchell Henning

AIHL news: 12 April 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– The Adrenaline have announced the signing of Canadian Caleb Apperson for the 2018 season. Apperson spent the first half of his 2017-18 season playing for Laurentian University in the U Sports system where he recorded 12 points in 18 games. At the end of February Apperson signed with the Birmingham Bulls of the Southern Professional Hockey League where he currently has four points from 13 games. For more information see the announcement from the club
David Huxley, Sean Greer and Graham Charbonneau have all announced that they will not be playing for the Adrenaline in the 2018 season. For more information see the announcement from the club

CBR Brave
– The Brave have announced the re-signing of Jordon Brunt, Mitchell Henning, Bayley Kubara, and Alex Tétreault
Jayden Lewis has re-signed with the Brave, having last played for the club in 2015. Lewis has spent the last two seasons playing junior hockey in Finland. In the 2017-18 season Lewis played for KaKiPo U20 and PaiHa U20 and currently has 10 points from 21 games.
Dary Flanagan has signed with the Brave having spent last season playing for the Melbourne Ice. The 2018 season will be Flanagan’s third in the AIHL, having previously played for the Mustangs in 2016.
– For more information see the announcement from the club

Sydney Bears
– The Bears have re-signed Brian Funes and Jeremy Vasquez for the 2018 season. Funes will return for his third season with the Bears and eighth in the AIHL having previously played for the Ice Dogs from 2011 to 2015. Vasquez returns for his third season with the club. For more information see the announcement from the club

Australia U18 lose to Serbia

The Australian men’s under-18 team have lost their final game of the 2015 IIHF U18 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing 1-6 to Serbia. Mitchell Henning was named best Australian player of the game and Lynden Lodge was awarded best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day Romania defeated Spain 4-3 in overtime and Belgium beat China 7-2. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division III Group A for 2016, while Romania finished in first place and are promoted to Division II Group A.

A live stream was available at Sportuzivo.tv (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Serbia 1 – 6 Australia (20:00, 22 March 2015, SPENS). Game Card

Final standings:

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Romania 5 4 1 0 0 14
Spain 5 4 0 1 0 13
Serbia 5 3 0 0 2 9
Belgium 5 1 1 0 3 5
China 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australia 5 0 0 1 4 1

Australia U18 lose to Belgium

The Australian men’s under-18 team have lost their opening game of the 2015 IIHF U18 World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing 2-3 in overtime to Belgium. Mitchell Henning was named best Australian player of the game. In other games of the day Spain defeated China 3-1 and Romania beat Serbia 4-3. After the end of round one Australia is sitting in fourth place, two points behinds leaders Spain and Romania. Australia take on China today in their second game of the tournament.

A live stream is available at Sportuzivo.tv (see the IIHF page for game times)

For more information see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Australia 2 – 3 OT Belgium (13:00, 16 March 2015, SPENS). Game Card

Standings after Round 1:

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Spain 1 1 0 0 0 3
Romania 1 1 0 0 0 3
Belgium 1 0 1 0 0 2
Australia 1 0 0 1 0 1
Serbia 1 0 0 0 1 0
China 1 0 0 0 1 0