Phillip Ice Skating Centre

Pirates lose to the Bears

The Canberra Pirates have lost to the Sydney Bears 0-2 in the 2017 NSW Women’s League game this weekend at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. Their second game of the weekend against the Bears had to be cancelled due to bad ice at the Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 23 September for the finals series in Melbourne. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the LCC Saints on 26 August at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Canberra Pirates 0-2 Sydney Bears Women (12 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Cancelled: Canberra Pirates Sydney Bears Women (13 August 2017, Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink)

2017 AIHL season: Round 16

Round 16 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Melbourne Ice. The Ice claim the H Newman Reid Trophy as the winners of the 2017 regular season with four games to play. The Northstars become the third team to be eliminated from playoffs contention after their loss to the Mustangs on 13 August. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 16 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 12 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 5-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 12 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-1 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 13 August 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 6-3 CBR Brave (17:00, 13 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings at the end of Round 16:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 24 18 2 1 3 59
Perth Thunder 24 12 3 3 6 45
CBR Brave 24 11 3 1 9 40
Melbourne Mustangs 24 11 2 3 8 40
Sydney Ice Dogs 24 10 0 0 14 30
Newcastle Northstars 25 7 3 3 12 30
Sydney Bears 25 6 2 3 14 25
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 6 1 2 15 22

Last updated 13 August 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 15

Round 15 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Adelaide Adrenaline, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs and Perth Thunder. The Ice remain on top of the standings, eleven points clear of the second placed Thunder. The Thunder are the second team to qualify for the 2017 Goodall Cup playoffs while the Adrenaline are now officially out of finals contention. Next week five teams are in action across four games while the Thunder, Adrenaline and Bears sit the round out on a bye.

The round also saw the Adelaide Adrenaline wearing an Adelaide Avalanche themed jersey as part of their heritage round. For more information see club’s weekend rundown article and the Adrenaline’s Facebook page on how to bid for one of the jerseys.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 15 results:
– Sydney Bears 5-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (20:00, 4 August 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 5 August 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-7 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 5 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-2 CBR Brave (17:30, 5 August 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-4 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 6 August 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 6 August 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings at the end of Round 15:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 22 17 2 1 2 56
Perth Thunder 24 12 3 3 6 45
CBR Brave 22 10 3 1 8 37
Melbourne Mustangs 22 9 2 3 8 34
Sydney Ice Dogs 23 10 0 0 13 30
Newcastle Northstars 24 7 3 3 11 30
Sydney Bears 25 6 2 3 14 25
Adelaide Adrenaline 24 6 1 2 15 22

Last updated 6 August 2017

2017 AIHL season: Round 12

Round 12 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Bears, Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice and Adelaide Adrenaline. The Ice remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Thunder sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 12 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-2 SO Melbourne Ice (20:00, 13 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-7 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 15 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 15 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-2 CBR Brave (17:30, 15 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 2-1 Sydney Bears (14:30, 16 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-1 CBR Brave (17:00, 16 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-0 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 16 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 12:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 16 12 2 1 1 41
Perth Thunder 20 11 2 3 4 40
CBR Brave 18 7 3 1 7 28
Melbourne Mustangs 18 7 2 2 7 27
Sydney Ice Dogs 18 8 0 0 10 24
Newcastle Northstars 19 5 3 3 8 24
Sydney Bears 21 5 2 3 11 22
Adelaide Adrenaline 20 5 1 2 12 19

Last updated 16 July 2017

Pirates claim three points in Canterbury double header

The Canberra Pirates have won and tied their two 2017 NSW Women’s League games against the Canterbury Eagles Women at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The team drew the first game 3-3 and won the second 3-2, claiming their first win against Canterbury.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Canterbury Eagles Women and Blacktown Flyers Women on 16 July at the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink and Penrith Ice Palace respectively.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Canterbury Eagles Women 3-3 Canberra Pirates (9 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Canterbury Eagles Women 3-2 Canberra Pirates (9 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

2017 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Ice move into top spot on the ladder, three points ahead of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

The match on 1 July between the Melbourne Ice and Sydney Bears also served as the fourth annual Canada Day Classic. The Ice won the Classic 6-4 claiming the title for the first time with the Bears having previously won in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The match between the Perth Thunder and Sydney Ice Dogs served as the 2017 Matt Clark Shield, an award that was originally contested from 1995 to 2001 at the Warringah Bombers’ Matt Clark Memorial Games. The game is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The Ice Dogs won the shield for the second year in a row, defeating the Thunder 6-4. Last year the Ice Dogs defeated the Adrenaline to claim the title.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 10 results:
– Sydney Bears 4-6 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 1 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 3-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 1 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-3 CBR Brave (17:30, 1 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 5-6 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 2 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 SO CBR Brave (17:00, 2 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 5-4 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 2 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 10:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 12 9 2 0 1 31
CBR Brave 14 7 3 1 3 28
Perth Thunder 16 7 2 3 4 28
Melbourne Mustangs 15 6 1 2 6 22
Sydney Ice Dogs 14 7 0 0 7 21
Sydney Bears 18 4 2 3 9 19
Newcastle Northstars 17 3 3 3 8 18
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 4 1 2 9 16

Pirates and Flyers share points in double header

The Canberra Pirates have won and lost a game in their double header against the Blacktown Flyers Women at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre. The team claimed their second win of the 2017 NSW Women’s League season in Game 1 with a 5-2 win over the Flyers however they went on to lose the second game 1-3.

The Pirates return to Australian Women’s Tier 2 Show Case Series competition on 22 July for Series 2 of the East Division. While their next games in the Women’s League are against the Canterbury Eagles Women on 9 July at the Phillip Ice Skating Centre.

For more information see the clubs Facebok post and see the league website.

– Blacktown Flyers Women 2-5 Canberra Pirates (25 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Blacktown Flyers Women 3-1 Canberra Pirates (25 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

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 8

Round 8 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Perth Thunder and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain at the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Ice. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 8 results:
– Newcastle Northstars 2-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (20:15, 16 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 17 June 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Thunder 3-6 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 17 June 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 3-13 CBR Brave (17:30, 17 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 5-3 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 18 June 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 18 June 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-8 Sydney Bears (17:00, 18 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 8:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 11 6 2 1 2 23
Melbourne Ice 9 6 2 0 1 22
Perth Thunder 12 5 1 3 3 20
Sydney Ice Dogs 11 6 0 0 5 18
Melbourne Mustangs 12 5 1 1 5 18
Sydney Bears 14 3 2 3 6 16
Adelaide Adrenaline 14 4 1 1 8 15
Newcastle Northstars 15 3 2 2 8 15

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