Stephen Blunden

CBR Brave 2017 awards night

The Brave held their 2017 Presentation Night on 16 August.

– Most Valuable Player: Stephen Blunden
– Best Forward: Stephen Blunden
– Best Defenceman: Dominic Jalbert
– Emerging Brave: Bayley Kubara
– Players Player: Dominic Jalbert
– Coaches Award: Matt Harvey
– Fan Choice: Jan Safar
– John Lewis Memorial Award: Krisy Maricic and Bede Riley

AIHL news: 22 March 2016

CBR Brave
– The Brave have announced the re-signing of Stephen Blunden for the upcoming 2016 season. Blunden first joined the Brave for the 2014 season and has played in a total of 50 games, scoring 151 points. During the AIHL off-season Blunden has been playing in the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey for the Rivière-du-Loup 3L and the Cornwall River Kings.

Sydney Bears
– The Bears have announced that they formed a partnership with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) ice hockey team, the Army Knights for the 2016 season. The Army Knights are part of the ADF Ice Hockey Association and is made up of representatives from the Army, Air Force and Navy. The purpose of the partnership is to help promote ice hockey within the ADF as well as develop emerging talent. The Bears are also offering 50% off tickets for ADF members for the season. For more information see the announcement from the club.

AIHL news: 23 August 2013

CBR Brave
The CBR Brave have announced their 2015 player awards today as follows:

The club has also announced the formation the CBR Brave Foundation. It has been established to help the team in raising funds for mental illness, depression and suicide prevention with a focus on young men. The Foundation will provide annual grants to charities in these areas and there are plans to launch an online auction next week to start the initiative.

Newcastle North Stars
Geordie Wudrick has broken the records for most points and most goals scored in a season, finishing with 91 points which included 44 goals and 47 assists. Wudrick’s 91 points beats previous record holder Adison DeBoer’s 85 points which was set in the 2011 season for the Canberra Knights. His 44 goals meanwhile beats the previous record of 42 set by the Gold Coast Blue Tongues’ Matt Amado in 2011.

News Round-Up

Some headlines from the week:

2014 CBR Brave Signings

The CBR have also revealed three signings for the 2014 AIHL season via the AIHL website. The three Canadian signings are Stephen Blunden, Mathieu Ouellette and Corey Wilkie. Blunden and Ouellette have both spent the last few seasons playing for the University of Ottawa in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s Ontario University Athletics conference. While Wilkie has spent the last two seasons playing for the St. James Canucks in the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League.