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2019 AIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, CBR Brave, Newcastle Northstars and Melbourne Ice. The Brave move to the top of the standings following their two wins, edging out the now second placed Northstars. Next week is a bye week for the teams as the league hosts the AIHL All-Star Weekend in Sydney. Competition resumes on 22 June with all eight teams in action.

The 8 June match between the Sydney Ice Dogs and Melbourne Mustangs has been cancelled due to the Mustangs flight being grounded at Melbourne Airport. The match is expected to be rescheduled at a later date.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Patrick Nadin (Newcastle Northstars)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 2-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 8 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
Cancelled: Melbourne Mustangs Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 8 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 2-5 CBR Brave (17:30, 8 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-5 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 9 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-11 CBR Brave (16:30, 9 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 3-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 9 June 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 12 11 0 0 1 33
Newcastle Northstars 12 11 0 0 1 33
Melbourne Mustangs 11 5 0 3 3 18
Sydney Bears 11 5 1 0 5 17
Sydney Ice Dogs 10 3 1 0 6 11
Perth Thunder 10 3 1 0 6 11
Melbourne Ice 12 3 1 0 8 11
Adelaide Adrenaline 12 0 0 1 11 1

Last updated 9 June 2019

Bears sign Moquin

The Sydney Bears have announced the signing of American forward Chris Moquin for the remainder of the 2019 season. Moquin spent the 2018-19 season playing for Southern New Hampshire University in the NCAA’s Division III system where he recorded 21 points in 27 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2019 AIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs and Newcastle Northstars. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Vadim Virjassov (Melbourne Mustangs)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 5-4 SO Melbourne Mustangs (19:30, 31 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 1 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 1 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 0-7 CBR Brave (17:30, 1 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-10 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 2 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 2-6 CBR Brave (16:30, 2 June 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-2 Sydney Bears (17:00, 2 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 11 10 0 0 1 30
CBR Brave 10 9 0 0 1 27
Melbourne Mustangs 10 5 0 3 2 18
Sydney Bears 10 5 1 0 4 17
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 3 1 0 5 11
Perth Thunder 9 2 1 0 6 8
Melbourne Ice 10 2 1 0 7 8
Adelaide Adrenaline 11 0 0 1 10 1

Last updated 4 June 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, six points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Kieran Webster (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Bears 4-3 OT Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 25 May 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 25 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– CBR Brave 6-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 25 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 6-4 Melbourne Ice (14:00, 26 May 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Bears 4-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 May 2019, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 10 9 0 0 1 27
CBR Brave 8 7 0 0 1 21
Sydney Bears 8 4 1 0 3 14
Melbourne Mustangs 8 4 0 2 2 14
Sydney Ice Dogs 8 3 1 0 4 11
Perth Thunder 7 2 1 0 4 8
Melbourne Ice 8 1 0 0 7 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 9 0 0 1 8 1

Last updated 3 June 2019

2019 AIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave and Melbourne Mustangs. The Northstars remain on top of the standings, three points clear of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across five games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Thomas Steven (Sydney Bears)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 18 May 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 4-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 18 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 18 May 2019, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-2 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 19 May 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 19 May 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
Newcastle Northstars 8 7 0 0 1 21
CBR Brave 7 6 0 0 1 18
Melbourne Mustangs 7 4 0 2 1 14
Sydney Bears 6 4 0 0 2 12
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 3 1 0 3 11
Perth Thunder 6 1 1 0 4 5
Melbourne Ice 7 1 0 0 6 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 8 0 0 0 8 0

Last updated 21 May 2019

Ice Dogs sign Fahmy

Following his release from the Sydney Bears on 6 May it has been announced that Lachlan Fahmy has signed with the Sydney Ice Dogs for the remainder of the season. Fahmy played in sixteen games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording one assist and ten penalties in minutes. The announcement was made by Ice Dogs’ head coach Andrew Petrie on Episode 5 2019 of the AIHL Podcast.

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

2019 AIHL season: Round 2

Round 2 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Sydney Ice Dogs, Newcastle Northstars and Perth Thunder. Following their two wins the Brave move into first on the standings, two points clear of the second placed Mustangs. Next week six teams are in action across five games while the two Melbourne teams sit the round out on a bye.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Dayne Davis (Newcastle Northstars)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-0 Perth Thunder (16:30, 27 April 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 27 April 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 2-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 27 April 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 3-4 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 27 April 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 0-6 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 28 April 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 0-1 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 27 April 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 27 April 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)

Standings

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

Last updated 30 April 2019

Bears re-sign Steven

The Sydney Bears have announced the re-signing of forward Thomas Steven for the 2019 season. Steven joined the club in 2018 and previously played with the Melbourne Mustangs during the 2016 season. During his 2018-19 season Steven has been playing for the Bellingham Blazers in the Western States Hockey League where he recorded 82 points in 50 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.