Perth Ice Arena

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: 24 September 2018

Perth Sharks
Benjamin Breault has been named head coach for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Breault replaces Dave Ruck who earlier stepped down following his appointment as head coach of the Australian U20 national team.
Alastair Punler returns as an assistant coach and is joined by Liam Jeffries as the clubs second assistant coach.
– Gill McLean is named the team manager for the 2018-19 season.
– The Sharks have also announced the dates for their tryout/training camps. The camps will be held on 6, 13, 20 and 27 November and 4 and 11 December with all sessions being held at the Perth Ice Arena. For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey WA.

2018 AIHL season: Round 18

Round 18 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Perth Thunder, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Melbourne Mustangs. The CBR Brave finish the regular season on top of the standings with a record 72 points, beating the previous record of 71 by the Melbourne Ice. Perth Thunder and the Melbourne Mustangs take the final two playoff spots joining the Brave and Bears. Next week the top four teams will compete in the 2018 Goodall Cup playoffs. The semifinals will see the Brave take on the Mustangs and the Bears play the Thunder.

The final round of the regular season also played host to a couple of events. The Perth Thunder held their Blue Jersey Day on 25 August to fundraise for Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. The blue jerseys were auction off as part of the fundraising. The Melbourne Ice held their Heritage Day game on 26 August. The game saw the Ice wearing a heritage themed jersey. The club also retired Vincent Hughes‘ #7 jersey as part of the celebrations.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 2-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (19:30, 24 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-5 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 25 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 1-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 25 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 7-0 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 25 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-2 Melbourne Ice (16:30, 26 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-2 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 26 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 28 24 0 0 4 72
Sydney Bears 28 15 3 3 7 54
Perth Thunder 28 12 4 2 10 46
Melbourne Mustangs 28 12 2 2 12 42
Newcastle Northstars 28 9 4 4 11 39
Sydney Ice Dogs 28 10 3 2 12 38
Melbourne Ice 28 7 2 4 15 29
Adelaide Adrenaline 28 3 2 3 20 16

Last updated 26 August 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. Following their win against the Northstars the CBR Brave claim their first H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2018 regular season with five games to play. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Perth Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

The match between the CBR Brave and Sydney Ice Dogs served as the 2018 Matt Clark Memorial Shield Game, a game which was originally from 1995 to 2001 by the Warringah Bombers. The match is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The Brave won the shield after defeating the Ice Dogs 6-3. The Ice Dogs had won the previous two editions.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 3-2 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 4 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 SO Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 4 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 4 August 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 6-4 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 5 August 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-9 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 5 August 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 6-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 5 August 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 23 19 0 0 4 57
Sydney Bears 22 10 3 3 6 39
Perth Thunder 24 10 3 2 9 38
Sydney Ice Dogs 22 9 3 2 8 35
Newcastle Northstars 23 8 4 3 8 35
Melbourne Mustangs 22 7 2 2 11 27
Melbourne Ice 22 6 2 4 10 26
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 3 2 3 16 16

Last updated 4 August 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 12

Round 12 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Perth Thunder, Sydney Ice Dogs and and CBR Brave. The Brave remain on top of the standings, ten points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Sydney Ice Dogs 0-5 Sydney Bears (19:30, 13 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 3-4 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 14 July 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 14 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-3 CBR Brave (17:30, 14 July 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 4-7 Perth Thunder (16:30, 15 July 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-2 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 15 July 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 18 14 0 0 4 42
Sydney Ice Dogs 18 8 3 2 5 32
Perth Thunder 18 8 3 1 6 31
Newcastle Northstars 19 7 3 3 6 30
Sydney Bears 17 7 2 3 5 28
Melbourne Mustangs 19 6 1 2 10 22
Melbourne Ice 19 5 2 3 9 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 18 2 2 2 12 12

Last updated 15 July 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave and Melbourne Mustangs. The Brave remain on top of the standings, nine points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Perth Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

The match between the Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice also served as the fifth annual Canada Day Classic. The Ice defeated the Bears 2-1 to claim the title for the second year in a row.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Ice 4-1 Melbourne Mustangs (19:30, 29 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-2 SO Sydney Ice Dogs (19:30, 29 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 6-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 June 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 1-2 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 30 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-6 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 1 July 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 0-3 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 1 July 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 1 July 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 15 12 0 0 3 36
Newcastle Northstars 16 6 3 3 4 27
Sydney Ice Dogs 15 6 3 2 4 26
Perth Thunder 16 7 2 1 6 26
Sydney Bears 14 5 1 3 5 20
Melbourne Mustangs 17 5 1 2 9 19
Melbourne Ice 15 4 2 2 7 18
Adelaide Adrenaline 14 2 2 1 9 11

Last updated 1 July 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Sydney Ice Dogs and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

The match between the Adelaide Adrenaline and CBR Brave on 16 June also served as the fourth annual beyondblue Cup. The Brave won the Cup for the fourth year in a row defeating the Adrenaline 11-4. The regular season match between the two teams has been branded to help raise awareness for the beyondblue charity. Last years edition, which was held in Canberra, was won by the Brave who defeated the Adrenaline 8-3.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-4 SO Melbourne Ice (19:30, 15 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 11-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 16 June 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 16 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 0-2 Sydney Bears (17:00, 16 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 SO Melbourne Ice (16:00, 17 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 5-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 June 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 11 9 0 0 2 27
Sydney Ice Dogs 11 5 3 1 2 22
Perth Thunder 13 6 1 1 5 21
Newcastle Northstars 12 4 2 2 4 18
Sydney Bears 10 4 1 2 3 16
Melbourne Mustangs 13 3 1 2 7 13
Melbourne Ice 11 2 2 2 5 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 11 2 1 1 7 9

Last updated 17 June 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney ice Dogs, CBR Brave and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, five points ahead of the second placed Thunder. Next week the AIHL host the All-Star Weekend at the Adelaide Ice Arena while regular competition resumes on 9 June.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-6 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 26 May 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-2 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 26 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 0-5 CBR Brave (17:30, 26 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 27 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 CBR Brave (16:30, 27 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 27 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 9 7 0 0 2 21
Perth Thunder 10 5 0 1 4 16
Newcastle Northstars 9 3 2 2 2 15
Sydney Ice Dogs 8 3 2 1 2 14
Sydney Bears 8 3 1 1 3 12
Melbourne Mustangs 9 3 0 2 4 11
Melbourne Ice 9 2 2 0 5 10
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 2 1 1 6 9

Last updated 27 May 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Sydney Ice Dogs, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave return to the top of the standings with the Ice Dogs in second and the Ice dropping to third. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Ice Dogs sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Ice 3-5 Melbourne Mustangs (19:30, 11 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 12 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 5-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 12 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 3-1 Sydney Bears (17:00, 12 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 13 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-8 Perth Thunder (16:30, 13 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 5 4 0 0 1 12
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 3 1 1 2 12
Melbourne Ice 6 2 2 0 2 10
Melbourne Mustangs 6 3 0 0 3 9
Newcastle Northstars 6 2 1 1 2 9
Perth Thunder 6 2 0 1 3 7
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 2 0 1 3 7
Sydney Bears 4 1 0 0 3 3

Last updated 13 May 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Newcastle Northstars, Perth Thunder and Sydney Bears. The Ice move to the top of the standings with the Brave dropping into second. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Adrenaline sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 5 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 5 May 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 1-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 5 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 5 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-4 SO Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 6 May 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 4-3 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 6 May 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 6 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 3-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 6 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 2 2 0 0 10
CBR Brave 4 3 0 0 1 9
Sydney Ice Dogs 5 2 1 1 1 9
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 2 0 1 3 7
Melbourne Mustangs 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Thunder 4 1 0 1 2 4
Sydney Bears 3 1 0 0 2 3
Newcastle Northstars 4 0 1 1 2 3

Last updated 6 May 2018