Shona Powell

2017 Women’s World Championships: Australia relegated

The Australian women’s national team have lost to Great Britain 3-5 in their final game of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group A tournament. Shona Powell was named best Australian player of the match and Amelia Matheson was named best Australian player of the tournament. In other games of the day North Korea defeated Slovenia 4-2 and South Korea beat the Netherlands 2-0. Australia finish the tournament in last place and are relegated to Division II Group B for 2018, while South Korea finished in first place and are promoted to Division I Group B.

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

  • Australia 3-5 Great Britain (21:00, 8 April 2017, Kwandong Hockey Center). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
South Korea 5 5 0 0 0 15
Netherlands 4 4 0 0 1 12
Great Britain 5 2 0 1 2 7
North Korea 5 1 1 0 3 5
Slovenia 5 1 0 0 4 3
Australia 5 1 0 0 4 3

Shona Powell named AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month

Melbourne Ice forward Shona Powell has been named the AWIHL Skaters Network Player of the Month for February. Powell finishes the regular season in fifth place in terms of points with nine goals and thirteen assists from seven games.

For full league statistics see the esportsdesk.com website

Australian Women lose opener to Mexico

The Australian women’s national team have lost their opening game of the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship Division II Group B tournament, losing to Mexico 1-2 following a shootout. Forward Shona Powell was named best Australian player of the match. In other games of the day Iceland defeated Turkey 7-2 and Spain beat New Zealand 11-1. After the end of the first round Australia is sitting in fourth place, trailing the leaders Spain by two points. Australia take on Turkey today in their second game of the tournament.

For more information on the tournament including game times and livestreaming details see the tournament page at IIHF.com or follow the team on their Facebook page.

  • Mexico 2 – 1 SO Australia (16:30, 29 February 2016, Pabellon de Hielo). Game Card

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Spain 1 1 0 0 0 3
Iceland 1 1 0 0 0 3
Mexico 1 0 1 0 0 2
Australia 1 0 0 1 0 1
Turkey 1 0 0 0 1 0
New Zealand 1 0 0 0 1 0