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2018 AIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave, Sydney Ice Dogs and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, five points clear of the second placed Ice Dogs. Next week all eight teams are in action across eight games.

The match between the Adelaide Adrenaline and CBR Brave on 16 June also served as the fourth annual beyondblue Cup. The Brave won the Cup for the fourth year in a row defeating the Adrenaline 11-4. 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 8-3.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-4 SO Melbourne Ice (19:30, 15 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 11-4 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 16 June 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 16 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 0-2 Sydney Bears (17:00, 16 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-3 SO Melbourne Ice (16:00, 17 June 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 5-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 17 June 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 11 9 0 0 2 27
Sydney Ice Dogs 11 5 3 1 2 22
Perth Thunder 13 6 1 1 5 21
Newcastle Northstars 12 4 2 2 4 18
Sydney Bears 10 4 1 2 3 16
Melbourne Mustangs 13 3 1 2 7 13
Melbourne Ice 11 2 2 2 5 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 11 2 1 1 7 9

Last updated 17 June 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Perth Thunder and Sydney Ice Dogs. The CBR Brave remain at the top of the standings, edging out the second placed Thunder on win percentage. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games with the round kicking off with a Melbourne Derby on Friday.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-5 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 9 June 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 9 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 8-2 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 10 June 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-6 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 10 June 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 9 7 0 0 2 21
Perth Thunder 12 6 1 1 4 21
Newcastle Northstars 11 4 2 2 3 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 4 2 1 2 17
Sydney Bears 9 3 1 2 3 13
Melbourne Mustangs 11 3 0 2 6 11
Melbourne Ice 9 2 2 0 5 10
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 2 1 1 6 9

Last updated 10 June 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney ice Dogs, CBR Brave and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, five points ahead of the second placed Thunder. Next week the AIHL host the All-Star Weekend at the Adelaide Ice Arena while regular competition resumes on 9 June.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-6 Perth Thunder (16:30, 26 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 26 May 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-2 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 26 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Ice 0-5 CBR Brave (17:30, 26 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 27 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 1-4 CBR Brave (16:30, 27 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 27 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 9 7 0 0 2 21
Perth Thunder 10 5 0 1 4 16
Newcastle Northstars 9 3 2 2 2 15
Sydney Ice Dogs 8 3 2 1 2 14
Sydney Bears 8 3 1 1 3 12
Melbourne Mustangs 9 3 0 2 4 11
Melbourne Ice 9 2 2 0 5 10
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 2 1 1 6 9

Last updated 27 May 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Adelaide Adrenaline, Sydney Bears, CBR Brave, Newcastle Northstars and Perth Thunder. The Brave remain on top of the standings, two points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Newcastle Northstars 5-6 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 19 May 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 3-2 SO Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 19 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 2-6 CBR Brave (17:30, 19 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 3-2 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 20 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 20 May 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-3 CBR Brave (17:00, 20 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 7 5 0 0 2 15
Newcastle Northstars 8 3 1 2 2 13
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 3 1 1 2 12
Melbourne Mustangs 7 3 0 1 3 10
Melbourne Ice 7 2 2 0 3 10
Perth Thunder 8 3 0 1 4 10
Adelaide Adrenaline 8 2 1 1 4 9
Sydney Bears 6 2 1 0 3 8

Last updated 20 May 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Sydney Ice Dogs, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave return to the top of the standings with the Ice Dogs in second and the Ice dropping to third. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Ice Dogs sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Melbourne Ice 3-5 Melbourne Mustangs (19:30, 11 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 12 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 5-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 12 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 3-1 Sydney Bears (17:00, 12 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 13 May 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-8 Perth Thunder (16:30, 13 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 5 4 0 0 1 12
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 3 1 1 2 12
Melbourne Ice 6 2 2 0 2 10
Melbourne Mustangs 6 3 0 0 3 9
Newcastle Northstars 6 2 1 1 2 9
Perth Thunder 6 2 0 1 3 7
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 2 0 1 3 7
Sydney Bears 4 1 0 0 3 3

Last updated 13 May 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 3

Round 3 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Newcastle Northstars, Perth Thunder and Sydney Bears. The Ice move to the top of the standings with the Brave dropping into second. 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.

Results
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 5 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 5 May 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 1-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 5 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 5 May 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 3-4 SO Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 6 May 2018, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Melbourne Ice 4-3 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 6 May 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-4 Perth Thunder (16:30, 6 May 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 3-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 6 May 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 4 2 2 0 0 10
CBR Brave 4 3 0 0 1 9
Sydney Ice Dogs 5 2 1 1 1 9
Adelaide Adrenaline 6 2 0 1 3 7
Melbourne Mustangs 4 2 0 0 2 6
Perth Thunder 4 1 0 1 2 4
Sydney Bears 3 1 0 0 2 3
Newcastle Northstars 4 0 1 1 2 3

Last updated 6 May 2018

2018 AIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave and Adelaide Adrenaline. After the first round the Ice sit on top of the standings with a superior goal difference over the Brave. Next week seven teams are in action across five games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results
– Adelaide Adrenaline 0-8 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 21 April 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 SO Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 21 April 2018, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 2-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 21 April 2018, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-1 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 22 April 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 1 1 0 0 0 3
CBR Brave 1 1 0 0 0 3
Adelaide Adrenaline 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Ice Dogs 1 0 1 0 0 2
Newcastle Northstars 1 0 0 1 0 1
Melbourne Mustangs 1 0 0 0 1 0
Sydney Bears 1 0 0 0 1 0
Perth Thunder 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 22 April 2018

AIHL news: 20 April 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– New signing: Adam Piett. Position: Defence. More information.

Melbourne Ice
– New staff: Peter Ekroth. Takes on the position of head coach replacing Charles Franzén who was in the position during the 2017 season. More information.
– Staff changes: Charles Franzén. Moves from the head coach position to Director of Coaching and Player Development. More information.

Newcastle Northstars
– Staff changes: Garry Doré, Ray Sheffield, Joey Theriault will share the coaching duties after the parting ways with former head coach Andrew Petrie in October 2017. Doré remains as the general manager and previously coached from 2012 to 2014. Sheffield and Theriault have been an assistant coaches for the past two seasons. More information.

Sydney Bears
– New signing: Michael Burns. Position: Forward. More information.
– New signing: Chad Smith. Position: Forward. 2017-18: Fife Flyers (EIHL) – 50 games, 1 point, Kirkcaldy Kestrels (SNL) – 8 games, 14 points. More information.

Sydney Ice Dogs
– New signing: Curtis Skip. Position: Goaltender. 2017-18: University of Alberta-Augustana (CCAA). More information.
– New sponsor: The Ranch Hotel. Official post game venue for 2018. Replaces TGI Fridays Macquarie Centre which was the clubs venue in 2017. More information.

Sydney Bears 2018 roster

The Sydney Bears roster has been pieced together from their player announcements and this weekends game lineup. It should look pretty much as follows.

New to the team are Charlie Adams (Pensacola Ice Flyers), Anthony Barnes (Brisbane Blitz), Aston Brookes (Skycity Stampede), Michael Burns, Joey Gunner (Sydney Wolf Pack), Michael Haynes (Reach Rebels), Ryan Lough (St. Lawrence University), Shai Rabinowitz, Gabriel Robledo (Sydney Sting), Fredrik Rosenberg (Sydney Sting), Cameron Smith (Sydney Sabres), Chad Smith (Fife Flyers), Thomas Steven (Melbourne Mustangs) and Graeme Strukoff (HC Detva)

Players dropped from the team include Saxon Air, Jackson Brewer, Slavomir Boris, Robert Covino, James Downie, Lachlan Fahmy, Tomas Landa, Lachlan McKenzie, Tyler Noseworthy, Luke Read, Joel Rhodes, Nick Rivait, Tim Rye, Richard Tesarik, Cameron Todd, Brent Vandenberg, Patrick Ward and Alexander Wardlaw

Goaltenders
#28 Anthony Kimlin
#31 Aston Brookes
#55 Gabriel Robledo

Defence
#16 Ryan Annesley
#97 Tyerell Clare
#77 Graeme Strukoff (I)
Brian Funes

#7 Thomas Steven
#8 Thomas Moncrieff
#10 Fredrik Rosenberg
#11 Michael Schlamp (C)
#14 Joey Gunner
#19 Anthony Barnes
#20 Vladimir Rubes (A)
#21 Cameron Smith (I)
#37 Chad Smith (I)
#44 Shai Rabinowitz
#68 Michael Haynes
#71 Michael Burns
#91 Jeremy Brücker
Charlie Adams (I)
Adrian Esposito
Ryan Lough (I)
Jeremy Vasquez