Robert Malloy

Australian men’s roster for Victorian All-Stars games

Ice Hockey Australia have released the Australian men’s team roster for the upcoming exhibition series against the Victorian All-Stars. The two game series will be held on 15 and 16 February 2020 at the O’Brien Icehouse as part of the Icehouse’s 10th anniversary celebrations.

Further information:
Roster announcement from Ice Hockey Australia
Ticket details

The roster features some different names compared to the recently released World Championship roster. This is mainly due to those players currently playing overseas. Players unavailable are Kale Costa, Hayden Dawes, Brian Funes, Casey Kubara, Robert Malloy, Beau Taylor and Cameron Todd. The three reserves named on the roster for the series are Jonathon Bremner, Liam Manwarring and Austin McKenzie.

Roster
Matt Armstrong (Melbourne Ice)
Jonathon Bremner (Melbourne Ice)
Zachary Boyle (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Wehebe Darge (CBR Brave)
Robert Haselhurst (Perth Thunder)
Anthony Kimlin (Sydney Bears)
Lynden Lodge (Perth Thunder)
Liam Manwarring (Newcastle Northstars)
Austin McKenzie (Melbourne Ice)
Michael McMahon (A) (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kai Miettinen (CBR Brave)
Thomas Powell (A) (Melbourne Ice)
Josef Rezek (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Charlie Smart (Newcastle Northstars)
Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
Lliam Webster (C) (Melbourne Ice)
Jamie Woodman (Perth Thunder)

Staff
– Head coach: Matti Luoma
– Assistant coach: Michael Flaherty
– Team manager: Ian Webster

Australian men’s roster for 2020 World Championships

Ice Hockey Australia have released the Australian men’s team roster for the upcoming 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group A tournament. The competition will take place from 19 to 25 April in Zagreb, Croatia with Australia competing against China, Croatia, Israel, the Netherlands and Spain.

Changes to the team from the 2019 World Championships include the additions of Kale Costa, Hayden Dawes, Casey Kubara and Lynden Lodge. Both Kai Miettinen and Lliam Webster return to the team after being named in 2019 but didn’t end up playing. While players dropped include Jason Baclig, Jack Carpenter, Tyerell Clare, Tyler Kubara, Mathew Lindsay and Chris Wong.

Matti Luoma replaces Brad Vigon as head coach having held the position of assistant in 2019 and Michael Flaherty comes in as the new assistant coach.

Further information:
Tournament page on IIHF.com

Roster
Matt Armstrong (Melbourne Ice)
Zachary Boyle (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Kale Costa (HC Dynamo Pardubice U20)
Wehebe Darge (CBR Brave)
Hayden Dawes (Lindenwood University)
Brian Funes (HC Lidköping)
Robert Haselhurst (Perth Thunder)
Anthony Kimlin (Sydney Bears)
Casey Kubara (Nazareth College)
Lynden Lodge (Perth Thunder)
Robert Malloy (Newcastle Northstars)
Michael McMahon (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kai Miettinen (CBR Brave)
Thomas Powell (Melbourne Ice)
Josef Rezek (Adelaide Adrenaline)
Charlie Smart (Newcastle Northstars)
Beau Taylor
Cameron Todd (University of Jamestown)
Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)
Kieren Webster (Perth Thunder)
Lliam Webster (Melbourne Ice)
Jamie Woodman (Perth Thunder)

Staff
– Head coach: Matti Luoma
– Assistant coach: Michael Flaherty
– Team leader: Steve Ransome
– Team manager: Ian Webster

Newcastle Northstars 2019 club awards

The Newcastle Northstars held their 2019 Club Awards yesterday. For more information see the article from the Newcastle Star’s Ellie-Marie Watts.

– Most Valuable Player: Sammy Banga
– Best Defensive Player Award: Dayne Davis
– Most Improved Player Award: Richard Tesarik
– Most Dedicated Player Award: Robert Malloy
– Tony Huntley Award for Best Australian Player: Charlie Smart
– Coaches’ Award: Josh Secomb

2019 AIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Bears and Perth Thunder. Following their two wins the Northstars move into first on the standings, three points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week seven teams are in action across seven games while the Bears sit the round out on a bye.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Robert Malloy (Newcastle Northstars)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-8 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 4 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 3-5 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 4 May 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 4-3 CBR Brave (17:30, 4 May 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-6 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 5 May 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 5-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 5 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 4 4 0 0 0 12
CBR Brave 4 3 0 0 1 9
Melbourne Mustangs 3 2 0 1 0 7
Sydney Bears 4 2 0 0 2 6
Sydney Ice Dogs 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Thunder 4 1 1 0 2 5
Melbourne Ice 3 1 0 0 2 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 0 0 0 6 0

Last updated 5 May 2019

Newcastle Northstars 2018 Awards Night

The Northstars held their 2018 awards night on 22 August.

– Most Valuable Player: Nick Rivait
– Tony Huntley Award for Best Australian Player: Patrick Nadin
– Most Dedicated: Robert Malloy
– Most Improved: Shane Southwood
– Best Defensive Player: Nick Rivait
– Coaches’ Award: Joe Harcharik

Northstars 2017 player awards

The Newcastle Northstars held their 2017 Players Awards yesterday.

– Most Valuable Player: Joe Harcharik
– Best Defensive Player: Robert Malloy
– Tony Huntley Memorial Award for best Australian player: Mat Lindsay
– Coaches’ Award: David Ferrari
– Most Dedicated: Charlie Smart
– Most Improved: Liam Manwarring

Newcastle North Stars 2016 Player Awards

The Newcastle North Stars also held their awards night on 17 August. For more information see the article by Ellie-Marie Watts

– Most Valuable Player: Connor McLaughlin
– Tony Huntley Award for Best Australian Player: Mathew Lindsay
– Best Defensive Player Award: John Kennedy
– Most Improved Player: Patrick Nadin
– Most Dedicated Player Award: Robert Malloy and Dayne Davis
– Coaches’ Award: Matt Wetini

AIHL news: 25 April 2016

Adelaide Adrenaline
Greg Oddy has re-signed with the Adrenaline for his ninth season with the club and his eighteenth in the AIHL. He will also continue on as captain for the club, a role Oddy has held with both the Adrenaline and Avalanche since 2006.

Newcastle North Stars
Robert Malloy has been appointed captain of the Newcastle North Stars following retirement of Robert Starke. Malloy joined the North Stars in 2015 after four seasons with the Sydney Ice Dogs including two as captain. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2016 World Championships: Australia beat North Korea

The Australian men’s national team have won their fourth game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship Division II Group B tournament, defeating North Korea 22-1. Defenceman Robert Malloy was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day New Zealand defeated Bulgaria 14-1 and Mexico beat Israel 9-3. At the end of the forth round Australia remain in first place, one point clear of the second place Mexico. Australia take on New Zealand today in their final game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament see the page at IIHF.com.

  • Australia 22 – 1 North Korea (16:30, 14 April 2016, Ice Dome). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Australia 4 3 1 0 0 11
Mexico 4 3 0 1 0 10
North Korea 4 2 0 0 2 6
New Zealand 4 2 0 0 2 6
Israel 4 1 0 0 3 3
Bulgaria 4 0 0 0 4 0

AIHL news: 27 August 2015

Newcastle North Stars
The Newcastle North Stars have announced their 2015 player awards today as follows:

For more information see the Newcastle Herald’s article by Josh Leeson.

Perth Thunder
Toni Kluuskeri has signed with Narvik Hockey of the Norwegian First Division for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The season will be Kluuskeri’s first in Norway, having previously played in France, Sweden and his native Finland.

Sydney Bears
Joseph Harcharik has signed with Sollentuna HC of the Swedish Hockeyettan for the upcoming 2015-16 season. The season will be Harcharik’s first in Sweden, having come to the Bears from Orlik Opole of the Polska Liga Hokejowa.