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AJIHL news: 29 July 2018

Perth Sharks
Dave Ruck has stepped down from the position of head coach following his appointment to the Australian U20 national team. Ice Hockey WA currently has an expression of interest out for the position as well as the positions of assistant coach and team manager.
– The team will hold tryouts and training camps from 6 November to 11 December for the 2018-19 season.
– Ice Hockey WA also released some of the schedule for the 2018-19 season. The rest of the season schedule has yet to be released.

Partial 2018-19 schedule
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals. 2-3 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena (3 games)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks. 9-10 February 2019, Perth (3 games)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks. 16-17 February 2019, Perth (3 games)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers. 23-24 February 2019, Melbourne (3 games)

– Sydney Sabres – Adelaide Generals. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Melbourne Glaciers. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Adelaide Generals. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Melbourne Glaciers. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Perth Sharks. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Adelaide Generals. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)

– Playoffs. 9-10 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey WA

2017-18 AJIHL player awards

The awards for the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season were handed out following the end of the playoffs.

– Finals Most Valuable Player: Sam Hodic (Melbourne Glaciers)
– Best Defenceman: Zachary Boyle (Adelaide Generals)
– Best Goaltender: Jeremy Friederich (Adelaide Generals)
– Highest Point Scorer: Lyndon Lodge (Perth Sharks)

2018 AJIHL playoffs

The Melbourne Glaciers have won the 2018 AJIHL playoffs, defeating the Adelaide Generals 3-1 in the final. The Glaciers entered the playoffs in last place in the regular season standings and were drawn against the Perth Sharks in the qualifying round. The Glaciers beat the Sharks 5-4 in a shootout and advanced to the semifinals against the Brisbane Blitz, where they were also forced to a shootout and won 2-1. The Generals advanced to the final after defeating the Sydney Sabres 5-0 in their semifinal and were the defending champion. In the final the Glaciers took a 2-0 lead in the first period and held it until midway through the third with the Generals getting one back. The Glaciers however scored an empty net at the end of the period to claim their first AJIHL Championship.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Qualifying
– Sydney Sabres 4-2 Sydney Wolf Pack (11:00, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 5-4 SO Perth Sharks (13:00, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Semifinals
– Melbourne Glaciers 2-1 SO Brisbane Blitz (19:45, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 0-5 Adelaide Generals (21:30, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Grand final
– Melbourne Glaciers 3-1 Adelaide Generals (12:45, 18 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Last updated 18 March 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with all six teams picking up at least one win. The Adelaide Generals finish at the top of the league standings and claim the regular season title for the second year in a row. The Blitz finish the season in second place and pickup the Northern Division title. Tomorrow the playoffs begin with the qualifying finals and semifinals, followed by the grand final on Sunday.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Generals 3-0 Sydney Sabres (08:45, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 1-3 Sydney Wolf Pack (10:30, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 4-5 Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 6-5 SO Sydney Wolf Pack (15:45, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 4-3 Sydney Sabres (08:45, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 4-3 Brisbane Blitz (10:30, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 2-5 Sydney Wolf Pack (12:15, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 5-1 Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 0-2 Sydney Sabres (15:45, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 15 10 0 1 4 31
Sydney Wolf Pack 15 6 2 1 6 23
Sydney Sabres 15 4 0 1 10 13

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 15 10 3 0 1 39
Perth Sharks 15 5 0 4 6 19
Melbourne Glaciers 15 2 2 0 10 10

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 15 10 3 0 1 39
Brisbane Blitz 15 10 0 1 4 31
Sydney Wolf Pack 15 6 2 1 6 23
Perth Sharks 15 5 0 4 6 19
Sydney Sabres 15 4 0 1 10 13
Melbourne Glaciers 15 2 2 0 10 10

Last updated 16 March 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Adelaide Generals winning all three games in their series against the Perth Sharks at the Cockburn Ice Arena. Following their wins the Generals claim the Southern Division title for the 2017-18 season and remain on top of the league standings. Next week the Brisbane Blitz host the Sydney Wolf Pack in a three game series at Iceworld Boondall.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Generals 3-1 Perth Sharks (16:30, 3 March 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 7-3 Perth Sharks (07:00, 4 March 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 4-3 SO Perth Sharks (12:00, 4 March 2018, Cockburn Ice Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 9 6 0 1 2 19
Sydney Wolf Pack 9 4 2 0 3 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 9 2 0 1 31
Perth Sharks 12 4 0 4 4 16
Melbourne Glaciers 12 1 2 0 9 7

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 9 2 0 1 31
Brisbane Blitz 9 6 0 1 2 19
Sydney Wolf Pack 9 4 2 0 3 16
Perth Sharks 12 4 0 4 4 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10
Melbourne Glaciers 12 1 2 0 9 7

Last updated 4 March 2018. Note the 3 December game between the Adelaide Generals and Melbourne Glaciers was declared forfeit in favour of the Generals. The standings have been updated to reflect this decision. For more information see this post.

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Sabres, Perth Sharks, Melbourne Glaciers and Brisbane Blitz. With their two wins from the weekend the Blitz move back into first place in the Northern Division standings, while the Adelaide Generals lead both the Southern Division and the league. Next week the Sharks host the Generals at the Cockburn Ice Arena.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sabres 3-2 Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 24 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Sharks 6-4 Melbourne Glaciers (19:30, 24 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 4-5 SO Melbourne Glaciers (06:15, 25 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 2-3 Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 25 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Sharks 5-2 Melbourne Glaciers (15:45, 25 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 3-6 Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 25 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 9 6 0 1 2 19
Sydney Wolf Pack 9 4 2 0 3 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 9 6 1 0 2 20
Perth Sharks 9 4 0 3 2 15
Melbourne Glaciers 12 2 2 0 8 10

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 9 6 1 0 2 20
Brisbane Blitz 9 6 0 1 2 19
Sydney Wolf Pack 9 4 2 0 3 16
Perth Sharks 9 4 0 3 2 15
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10
Melbourne Glaciers 12 2 2 0 8 10

Last updated 25 February 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Generals, Sydney Wolf Pack, Sydney Sabres and Perth Sharks. The Adelaide Generals and Brisbane Blitz remain on top of their respective division standings, while the Generals lead the league standings by seven points. Next week the Sabres and Wolf Pack take on each other in a double header at the Penrith Ice Palace.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Perth Sharks 1–3 Adelaide Generals (16:00, 10 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 3-1 Sydney Sabres (20:00, 10 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Sabres 4-1 Sydney Wolf Pack (07:30, 11 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks 5–2 Adelaide Generals (10:00, 11 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks 2–3 SO Adelaide Generals (15:45, 11 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 6 4 0 1 1 13
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 2 2 0 3 10
Sydney Sabres 7 2 0 1 4 7

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 9 6 1 0 2 20
Perth Sharks 6 2 0 2 2 8
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 1 0 6 8

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 9 6 1 0 2 20
Brisbane Blitz 6 4 0 1 1 13
Sydney Wolf Pack 7 2 2 0 3 10
Perth Sharks 6 2 0 2 2 8
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 1 0 6 8
Sydney Sabres 7 2 0 1 4 7

Last updated 11 February 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers, Brisbane Blitz and Perth Sharks. The Adelaide Generals remain on top of the Southern Division standings, while the Brisbane Blitz move into first place in the Northern Division. Next week the Sydney Wolf Pack host the Blitz in a three game series at the Penrith Ice Palace.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Round 3 results (all times local)
– Melbourne Glaciers 8–0 Perth Sharks (16:00, 9 December 2017, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5–4 Sydney Sabres (19:00, 9 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 2–3 Perth Sharks (06:45, 10 December 2017, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 7–3 Sydney Sabres (07:30, 10 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 3–2 SO Perth Sharks (13:00, 10 December 2017, Cockburn Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5–2 Sydney Sabres (14:45, 10 December 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 5 0 0 1 15
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 1 0 6 8
Perth Sharks 3 1 0 1 1 4

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 3 3 0 0 0 9
Sydney Sabres 5 1 0 1 3 4
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 0 1 0 1 2

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 5 0 0 1 15
Brisbane Blitz 3 3 0 0 0 9
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 1 0 6 8
Perth Sharks 3 1 0 1 1 4
Sydney Sabres 5 1 0 1 3 4
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 0 1 0 1 2

Last updated 10 December 2017

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

Perth Sharks and Perth Pelicans 2017-18 rosters

The rosters for the Perth Sharks and Perth Pelicans have been announced ahead of their game at the Perth Ice Arena tonight. The two teams will compete in a four game exhibition series alongside the AJIHL regular season giving the Sharks additional game time in between breaks.

Perth Sharks
– Lockie Atkins
Liam Campbell
Connor Hachey
Lynden Lodge
David Mahood
Ryhs Pelliccione
Dathan Pleiter
– Anthony Njirich
– Kalin Njirich
Jaydon Santana
Gabe Smith
Harry Tanner
– Kian Watkins
Ben Williams
Brock Williams
Oscar Zhu

Perth Pelicans
– Jacob Baldry
Adam Bridge
– Mitchell Cromlein
– Lockie Dwyer
– Dominic Gomes
Jordan Grover
– Harvey Jackson
– Michael Johnson
Ben Kelly
– Toby Marsella
Tomek Sak
– Jye Sarich
– Alex Spalding
Kym White