Newcastle North Stars ECSL

2019 ECSL playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2019 East Coast Super League playoffs have finished with the Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors advancing to the grand final series which kick of next weekend. The semifinals are a two game series with the winner being determined on a cumulative aggregate format. If tied at the end of game two continuous overtime is held until a winner is determined. In Semifinal A the Nudo Bombers won both of their games to defeat the Newcastle North Stars 12-4 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the third ranked Penrith Raptors upset the second ranked Sydney Sting 6-3 on aggregate to advance.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A
– Nudo Bombers 7-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (16:15, 7 September 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 1-5 Nudo Bombers (18:15, 8 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
Nudo Bombers win 12-4 on aggregate

Semifinal B
– Penrith Raptors 4-2 Sydney Sting (19:00, 7 September 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Sydney Sting 1–2 Penrith Raptors (20:00, 8 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
Penrith Raptors win 6-3 on aggregate

2019 ECSL season: Round 21

Round 21 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers, Penrith Raptors. The Bombers claim the 2019 regular season title after finishing atop the standings, edging out the second placed Sting by a point. Next week the playoffs get underway with the semifinals. The first placed Bombers take on fourth place Newcastle North Stars and the second placed Sting play the third placed Raptors.

Skaters Network Player of the Month: Jake Knott (Nudo Bombers)

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 3-2 Reach Rebels (16:15, 31 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-7 Penrith Raptors (19:00, 31 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-5 Nudo Bombers (15:00, 1 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 1-6 Penrith Raptors (16:45, 1 September 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 20 14 2 4 30
Sydney Sting 20 14 1 5 29
Penrith Raptors 20 13 1 6 27
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 6 1 13 13
Reach Rebels 20 0 1 19 1

Last updated 12 September 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 20

Round 20 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sting. Next week all five teams are in action across four games for the final round of the regular season.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 1-6 Sydney Sting (19:00, 24 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Nudo Bombers 6-1 Reach Rebels (19:45, 25 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Sting 4-5 Penrith Raptors (21:30, 25 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 19 13 2 4 28
Sydney Sting 19 13 1 5 27
Penrith Raptors 18 11 1 6 23
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 18 6 1 11 13
Reach Rebels 18 0 1 17 1

Last updated 25 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 19

Round 19 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sting, Nudo Bombers and Newcastle North Stars. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Sting. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

During the week the league declared the 6 July game between the Penrith Raptors and Nudo Bombers a draw. The game had originally been cancelled due to a lack of referees. The decision to declare the draw due to a lack of available ice time.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 5-3 Nudo Bombers (17:45, 17 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 9-2 Reach Rebels (19:00, 17 August 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 6-8 Sydney Sting (19:45, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Reach Rebels 0-6 Nudo Bombers (21:15, 18 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 18 12 2 4 26
Sydney Sting 17 12 1 4 25
Penrith Raptors 17 10 1 6 21
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 17 6 1 10 13
Reach Rebels 17 0 1 16 1

Last updated 17 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 18

Round 18 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Sydney Sting. Next week four teams are in action across four games while the Raptors sit the round out on a bye.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Penrith Raptors 7-5 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:45, 10 August 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Nudo Bombers 7-2 Sydney Sting (19:15, 10 August 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 15 11 1 3 23
Sydney Sting 15 10 1 4 21
Penrith Raptors 16 10 0 6 20
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 15 5 1 9 11
Reach Rebels 15 0 1 14 1

Last updated 10 August 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Nudo Bombers and Penrith Raptors. The Bombers move into first place on the standings, edging out the now second placed Sting on goal difference. Next week the Sydney Sting host the Reach Rebels and the Bombers take on the Raptors.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 3-8 Nudo Bombers (17:45, 27 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 5-4 Sydney Sting (19:30, 27 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Penrith Raptors 5-4 Reach Rebels (18:15, 28 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Nudo Bombers 13 9 1 3 19
Sydney Sting 13 9 1 3 19
Penrith Raptors 14 9 0 5 18
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 14 5 1 8 11
Reach Rebels 14 0 1 13 1

Last updated 28 July 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle North Stars and the Nudo Bombers. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week all five teams are in action across three games.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Sydney Sting 4-5 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (19:15, 20 July 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Reach Rebels 2-7 Nudo Bombers (20:30, 20 July 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 12 9 1 2 19
Nudo Bombers 12 8 1 3 17
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 13 5 1 7 11
Reach Rebels 13 0 1 12 1

Last updated 21 July 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with a win for the Newcastle North Stars while the game between the Penrith Raptors and Nudo Bombers had to be cancelled due to no referees being available. The league announced that the match will likely be declared a draw by the end of the regular season due to the lack of available ice time. The Sydney Sting remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Bombers. Next week the North Stars host the Sting and the Rebels take on the Bombers.

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 7-3 Reach Rebels (19:15, 6 July 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)
Cancelled: Penrith Raptors Nudo Bombers (20:30, 6 July 2019, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 11 9 1 1 19
Nudo Bombers 11 7 1 3 15
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 12 4 1 7 9
Reach Rebels 12 0 1 11 1

Last updated 6 July 2019

2019 ECSL season: Round 13

Round 13 of the 2019 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Penrith Raptors and Sydney Sting. The Sting remain on top of the standings, four points clear of the second placed Nudo Bombers. Next week the Reach Rebels host the Newcastle North Stars in Penrith and the Raptors take on the Bombers in Canterbury.

Skaters Network Player of the Month: James Barton (Penrith Raptors)

Further information:
ECSL website

Results
– Penrith Raptors 5-3 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (19:00, 30 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Sting 6-1 Reach Rebels (20:45, 30 June 2019, Penrith Ice Palace)

Standings

Team GP W T L PTS
Sydney Sting 11 9 1 1 19
Nudo Bombers 11 7 1 3 15
Penrith Raptors 12 7 0 5 14
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 11 3 1 7 7
Reach Rebels 11 0 1 10 1

Last updated 30 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