Perth Ice Arena

Thunder lose series to CIHL All Stars

The Perth Thunder have lost the final game of their exhibition series against the Chinese Ice Hockey League (CIHL) All Stars. The CIHL All Stars opened the scoring and led 1-0 at the end of the first with the Thunder tying the game up at 1-1 in the second period. The CIHL All Stars then scored in the third to win the game and the series 2-1.

Schedule
– CIHL All Stars 3-1 Perth Thunder (18:45, 15 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars 1-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars 2-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 18 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Thunder beat CIHL All Stars in Game 2

The Perth Thunder have won game two of their exhibition series against the Chinese Ice Hockey League (CIHL) All Stars. The CIHL All Stars scored in the first period before the Thunder tied up the game at 1-1 in the second. The Thunder then went on to score three unanswered goals in the third period to win the game 4-1 and tie up the series.

Schedule
– CIHL All Stars 3-1 Perth Thunder (18:45, 15 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars 1-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars Perth Thunder (16:30, 18 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

CIHL All Stars defeat Thunder in Game 1

The Perth Thunder have lost the first game of their exhibition series against the Chinese Ice Hockey League (CIHL) All Stars. After a scoreless first period the CIHL All Stars scored two goals before the Thunder scored one of their own to finish the second period 1-2. The CIHL All Stars put on third goal in the last period with the game finishing 1-3. Game 2 of the three game series is on 17 February at the Perth Ice Arena.

Schedule
– CIHL All Stars 3-1 Perth Thunder (18:45, 15 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CIHL All Stars Perth Thunder (16:30, 18 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Perth Thunder to play CIHL All Stars

The Perth Thunder have announced that they will play a three game exhibition series against a Chinese Ice Hockey League (CIHL) All Star team. The CIHL is a hockey league based in Hong Kong and organised by China Hockey Group. The games will be held on 15, 17 and 18 February at the Perth Ice Arena.

For more information see the announcement from the club.

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with all four teams in action picking up at least one win. The Adelaide Generals and Sydney Sabres sit at the top of their Division standings, while the Generals lead the league standings with 15 points. Next week the Perth Sharks host the Melbourne Glaciers in a three game series and the Brisbane Blitz travel to Penrith to take on the Sydney Wolf Pack.

Round 2 also saw the Perth Sharks take on the Perth Pelicans in the first of a four game exhibition series. The Sharks won the game 8-1.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Round 2 results
– Adelaide Generals 3–1 Melbourne Glaciers (14:15, 2 December 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 0–4 Sydney Sabres (15:00, 2 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Adelaide Generals 5–3 Melbourne Glaciers (19:45, 2 December 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 4–7 Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 3 December 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 2–3 SO Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 3 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Exhibition game
– Perth Sharks 8–1 Perth Pelicans (18:15, 1 December 2017, Perth Ice Arena)

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 5 0 0 1 15
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 0 0 5 3
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 1 0 4
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 0 1 0 1 2
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 5 0 0 1 15
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 1 0 4
Melbourne Glaciers 6 1 0 0 5 3
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 0 1 0 1 2
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 3 December 2017

AJIHL news: 28 November 2017

Perth Sharks
– The Sharks will play the Perth Pelicans on 1 December at the Perth Ice Arena in the first of a four game exhibition series. The Perth Pelicans were revived by Ice Hockey WA as a non-travelling exhibition team. The Pelicans played in the AJIHL from 2013 to 2016 before being folded due to a change in league structure. For more information on the game see the club’s event listing

AJIHL news: 14 October 2017

Brisbane Blitz
– The Blitz have named Ben Spillane as their assistant coach and Marcelle Tripp as manager and medic for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Spillane and Tripp join Sebastien Gobeil on the team staff after Gobeil was named head coach last week.

Perth Sharks
– Ice Hockey WA have named their team staff for the upcoming 2017-18 AJIHL season. Dave Ruck has been named as head coach with Alastair Punler as his assistant. Gill McLean has been named team manager.
– The team will hold one tryout session before naming their roster. This will be held on 13 November at the Perth Ice Arena.
– Cockburn Ice Arena will serve as the venue for the first Perth tournament of the season. The tournament will run on 9 and 10 December with the Sharks competing against the Adelaide Generals.

2017 AIHL season: Round 18

The final round of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs and Sydney Bears. The Ice finish the regular season in first place on 71 points, 14 ahead of the second placed Thunder. Next week are the Goodall Cup playoffs with the Ice taking on the Mustangs and the Thunder playing the Brave in the two semifinals.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 18 results:
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-11 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 August 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 2-5 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 26 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-2 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 26 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 26 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 2-5 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 27 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-12 Perth Thunder (16:30, 27 August 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 27 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 18:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 28 22 2 1 3 71
Perth Thunder 28 16 3 3 6 57
CBR Brave 28 13 3 1 11 46
Melbourne Mustangs 28 11 2 3 12 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 28 12 0 0 16 36
Sydney Bears 28 8 3 3 14 33
Newcastle Northstars 28 7 3 3 15 30
Adelaide Adrenaline 28 6 1 3 18 26

Last updated 27 August 2017

2017 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship

The 2017 Phillip Ginsberg National Championship has finished with New South Wales defeating Victoria 4-2 in the gold medal game. The tournament was open to players 13 and under and was held between the State Associations. This years tournament consisted of teams from the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia. All games were held at the Perth Ice Arena and the tournament ran from 9 August to 12 August 2017.

For more information see the tournament website

Preliminary round:
– Queensland 3-2 SO South Australia (14:30, 9 August 2017)
– Victoria 1-3 New South Wales (16:15, 9 August 2017)
– Western Australia 11-0 Australian Capital Territory (18:30, 9 August 2017)
– South Australia 0-11 Victoria (08:00, 10 August 2017)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-7 Queensland (09:45, 10 August 2017)
– New South Wales 6-1 Western Australia (11:30, 10 August 2017)
– Queensland 1-6 Victoria (14:00, 10 August 2017)
– New South Wales 14-2 Australian Capital Territory (15:45, 10 August 2017)
– South Australia 2-6 Western Australia (17:30, 10 August 2017)
– Australian Capital Territory 0-20 Victoria (08:00, 11 August 2017)
– Western Australia 4-5 SO Queensland (09:45, 11 August 2017)
– South Australia 0-6 New South Wales (11:30, 11 August 2017)
– Victoria 11-1 Western Australia (14:15, 11 August 2017)
– New South Wales 1-2 Queensland (16:00, 11 August 2017)
– Australian Capital Territory 2-3 SO South Australia (17:45, 11 August 2017)

Preliminary round standings:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
New South Wales 5 4 0 0 1 12
Victoria 5 4 0 0 1 12
Queensland 5 2 2 0 1 10
Western Australia 5 2 0 1 2 7
South Australia 5 0 1 1 3 1
Australian Capital Territory 5 0 0 1 4 1

Playoff round:
– Semifinal 1: Western Australia 0-10 New South Wales (07:30, 12 August 2017)
– Semifinal 2: Queensland 0-3 Victoria (09:15, 12 August 2017)
– 5th/6th placement: Australian Capital Territory 2-3 South Australia (11:00, 12 August 2017)
– Bronze medal: Western Australia 3-1 Queensland (15:30, 12 August 2017)
– Gold medal: Victoria 2-4 New South Wales (17:15, 12 August 2017)

Last updated 12 August 2017