Sydney Bears

2019 AIHL season: Round 11

Round 11 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Bears, Newcastle Northstars and CBR Brave. The Brave remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Andreas Camenzind (CBR Brave)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Perth Thunder 4-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 6 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 6 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 6 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-1 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 7 July 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Perth Thunder 7-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 7 July 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 7-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 7 July 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 17 16 0 0 1 48
Newcastle Northstars 17 13 1 0 3 41
Sydney Bears 15 7 2 0 6 25
Perth Thunder 16 7 1 1 7 24
Melbourne Ice 16 6 1 0 9 20
Melbourne Mustangs 15 5 0 3 7 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 16 5 1 1 9 18
Adelaide Adrenaline 18 0 0 1 17 1

Last updated 7 July 2019

Ice Dogs sign Vasquez

The Sydney Ice Dogs have signed forward Jeremy Vasquez from the Sydney Bears. Vasquez played in 59 games for the Bears from 2016 to 2019, recording eight goals and eleven assists. He is the second player to depart the Bears for the Ice Dogs mid-season after Lachlan Fahmy switched clubs in May. The announcement was made by the Newcastle Northstars ahead of their 29 June game against the Ice Dogs.

2019 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice. The Brave remain on top of the standings, seven points clear of the second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

The match between the Sydney Bears and Melbourne Ice also served as the sixth annual Canada Day Classic. The Bears defeated the Ice 6-4 to claim their first title since 2016.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Rob Haselhurst (Perth Thunder)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-7 Perth Thunder (16:30, 29 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-5 OT Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 29 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 29 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Melbourne Ice 4-6 Sydney Bears (17:00, 29 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– CBR Brave 4-2 Melbourne Mustangs (14:00, 30 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 2-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 30 June 2019, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Ice 6-4 Sydney Ice Dogs (16:45, 30 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 16 15 0 0 1 45
Newcastle Northstars 15 12 1 0 2 38
Sydney Bears 14 6 2 0 6 22
Melbourne Mustangs 14 5 0 3 6 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 14 5 1 1 7 18
Perth Thunder 14 5 1 1 7 18
Melbourne Ice 15 5 1 0 9 17
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 0 0 1 15 1

Last updated 4 July 2019

Bears sign Guyenet and Dauda

The Sydney Bears have announced the signing of Swiss defenceman Kyllian Guyenet and Slovak forward Adam Dauda for the remainder of the 2019 season.

Guyenet spent the 2018-19 season playing for HC Sierre in the Swiss MySports League where he recorded 16 points from 42 games. Dauda started his 2018-19 season playing in the NCAA for Colgate University before finishing with a brief stint in the ECHL for the Newfoundland Growlers.

For more information see the announcement from the club.

Bears reveal their Wear it Purple jersey

The Sydney Bears have revealed their Wear it Purple jersey which will be worn on 23 June in their game against the CBR Brave at the Macquarie Ice Rink. The jerseys are being worn in support of the organisation Wear it Purple. For more information, including auction details, see the announcement from the club.

2019 AIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2019 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Sydney Bears, Sydney Ice Dogs and Newcastle Northstars. The Brave remain on top of the standings, three points clear of second placed Northstars. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

Skaters Network Player of the Week: Paul Lazzarotto (Melbourne Ice)

For more information see the AIHL website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Mustangs 2-3 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 22 June 2019, O’Brien Icehouse)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 22 June 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-2 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 22 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Perth Thunder 4-5 OT Sydney Bears (17:00, 22 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Perth Thunder 1-6 Newcastle Northstars (16:00, 23 June 2019, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 6-3 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 23 June 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– CBR Brave 6-3 Sydney Bears (17:00, 23 June 2019, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings

Team GP W OTW OTL L PTS
CBR Brave 14 13 0 0 1 39
Newcastle Northstars 14 12 0 0 2 36
Sydney Bears 13 5 2 0 6 19
Melbourne Mustangs 12 5 0 3 4 18
Sydney Ice Dogs 12 5 1 0 6 17
Melbourne Ice 13 4 1 0 8 14
Perth Thunder 12 3 1 1 7 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 14 0 0 1 13 1

Last updated 28 June 2019

2019 AIHL All-Star Weekend: All-Star Game

The 2019 AIHL All-Star Weekend has finished with Team North defeating Team South 11-9 in the All-Star Game at the Sydney International Convention Centre. Perth Thunder’s Keven Veilleux claimed the Mick McCormack Cup after being named the most valuable player.

Skills competition:
– Fastest skater: Jesse Gabrielle (CBR Brave)
– Hardest shot: Danick Gauthier (Sydney Bear)

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.