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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

2017 AIHL season: Round 14

Round 14 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs and Newcastle Northstars. The Ice remain on top of the standings, eight points clear of the second placed Thunder. The Ice are also the first team to qualify for the 2017 Goodall Cup playoffs after their second win of the weekend. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Mustangs sit the round out on a bye.

The round also saw the Melbourne Ice hold a Swedish themed day on 30 July. The Swedish theme included the Ice wearing a blue and gold coloured variant of their jersey.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 14 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-3 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 29 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 7-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 29 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 30 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 4-7 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 30 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 14:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 20 15 2 1 2 50
Perth Thunder 22 11 3 3 5 42
CBR Brave 21 10 3 1 7 37
Melbourne Mustangs 22 9 2 3 8 34
Newcastle Northstars 22 7 3 3 9 30
Sydney Ice Dogs 21 9 0 0 12 27
Sydney Bears 24 5 2 3 14 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 22 5 1 2 14 19

Last updated 30 July 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, Melbourne Mustangs, Newcastle Northstars and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Ice remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Round 11 also featured the Perth Thunder fundraising for the McGrath Foundation. The fundraising was held on the Saturday game against the Brave and was dubbed “Pink on the Rink”. It saw the Thunder wearing an all-pink themed jerseys which were auctioned off during the game as part of the event.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 11 results:
– CBR Brave 2-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 8 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 8 July 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-5 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 8 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 5-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 8 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 5-1 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 9 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 2-0 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 9 July 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 0-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 9 July 2017, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 11:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 14 11 2 0 1 37
Perth Thunder 18 9 2 3 4 34
CBR Brave 16 7 3 1 5 28
Melbourne Mustangs 17 7 1 2 7 25
Sydney Ice Dogs 16 8 0 0 8 24
Newcastle Northstars 18 4 3 3 8 21
Sydney Bears 19 4 2 3 10 19
Adelaide Adrenaline 18 4 1 2 11 16

2017 AIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave, Melbourne Ice and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, edging out the Thunder on win percentage. 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.

Round 9 results:
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 24 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 24 June 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 1-7 CBR Brave (17:30, 24 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 6-2 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 25 June 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 0-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 25 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 25 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 9:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 12 7 2 1 2 26
Perth Thunder 14 7 1 3 3 26
Melbourne Ice 10 7 2 0 1 25
Sydney Bears 16 4 2 3 7 19
Sydney Ice Dogs 13 6 0 0 7 18
Melbourne Mustangs 13 5 1 1 6 18
Newcastle Northstars 16 3 3 2 8 17
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 4 1 2 9 16

2017 AIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Adelaide Adrenaline and Melbourne Mustangs. The Brave remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Ice. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

The match between the Adelaide Adrenaline and CBR Brave on 10 June also served as the third annual beyondblue Cup. The Brave won the Cup for the third year in a row defeating the Adrenaline 8-3. 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 5-4 following a shootout.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 7 results:
– Melbourne Ice 5-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 10 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-6 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 10 June 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 0-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 10 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 10 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 3-2 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 11 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 8-5 CBR Brave (17:00, 11 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 11 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 7:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 10 5 2 1 2 20
Melbourne Ice 7 5 2 0 0 19
Perth Thunder 10 4 1 3 2 17
Sydney Ice Dogs 10 5 0 0 5 15
Adelaide Adrenaline 12 4 1 1 6 15
Newcastle Northstars 13 3 2 2 6 15
Sydney Bears 12 2 2 3 5 13
Melbourne Mustangs 10 3 1 1 5 12

2017 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave move into first place on the standings, one point clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week the league holds the All-Star weekend at the O’Brien Group Arena while regular season competition resumes on 10 June.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 6 results:
– Newcastle Northstars 3-2 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 27 May 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 6-7 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 27 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 4-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 27 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 5-6 SO Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 28 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 28 May 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 CBR Brave (17:00, 28 May 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 8 4 2 1 1 17
Perth Thunder 8 4 1 2 1 16
Melbourne Ice 5 4 1 0 0 14
Sydney Bears 10 2 2 3 3 13
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 4 0 0 5 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 3 1 1 5 12
Newcastle Northstars 12 2 2 2 6 12
Melbourne Mustangs 8 2 1 1 4 9

2017 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs, Perth Thunder and the Newcastle Northstars. The Ice remain of top of the standings, edging out the second placed Brave on win percentage. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Brave sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 4 results:
– Sydney Bears 5-4 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 13 May 2017, Perth Thunder)
– Melbourne Ice 2-1 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 13 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 13 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 13 May 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 5-9 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 14 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 2-3 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 14 May 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 14 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

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

2017 AIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Adrenaline, CBR Brave, Sydney Ice Dogs and Perth Thunder. The Brave take the lead in the standings, two points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Mustangs sit out the round on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 1 results:
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 22 April 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 22 April 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-0 Sydney Bears (17:00, 22 April 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 4-3 SO Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 23 April 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 2-3 Perth Thunder (16:30, 23 April 2017, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 1:

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

Last updated 23 April 2017