Perth Sharks

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers, Brisbane Blitz and Sydney Wolf Pack. The Blitz remain on top of the Northern Division, four points clear of the Sydney Wolf Pack. The Adelaide Generals continue to lead the Southern Division and the league as a whole. Competition resumes on 2 February with the Generals hosting the Sharks and the Sabres taking on the Wolf Pack in Penrith.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Glaciers 2–1 SO Perth Sharks (11:00, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 7–2 Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 15 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 3–2 SO Perth Sharks (17:30, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 1–3 Sydney Wolf Pack (07:45, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 3–1 Perth Sharks (11:00, 16 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5–4 SO Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 2 0 1 2 7
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Perth Sharks 3 0 0 2 1 2

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 2 0 1 2 7
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Perth Sharks 3 0 0 2 1 2

Last updated 16 December 2018

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.

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