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2017 AIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Ice move into top spot on the ladder, three points ahead of the second placed Brave. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

The match on 1 July between the Melbourne Ice and Sydney Bears also served as the fourth annual Canada Day Classic. The Ice won the Classic 6-4 claiming the title for the first time with the Bears having previously won in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

The match between the Perth Thunder and Sydney Ice Dogs served as the 2017 Matt Clark Shield, an award that was originally contested from 1995 to 2001 at the Warringah Bombers’ Matt Clark Memorial Games. The game is dedicated to former Bombers player Matt Clark who passed away due to Leukaemia in 1995. The Ice Dogs won the shield for the second year in a row, defeating the Thunder 5-3. Last year the Ice Dogs defeated the Adrenaline to claim the title.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 10 results:
– Sydney Bears 4-6 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 1 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 3-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 1 July 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-3 CBR Brave (17:30, 1 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Sydney Bears 5-6 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 2 July 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-6 SO CBR Brave (17:00, 2 July 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 5-4 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 2 July 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 10:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 12 9 2 0 1 31
CBR Brave 14 7 3 1 3 28
Perth Thunder 16 7 2 3 4 28
Melbourne Mustangs 15 6 1 2 6 22
Sydney Ice Dogs 14 7 0 0 7 21
Sydney Bears 18 4 2 3 9 19
Newcastle Northstars 17 3 3 3 8 18
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 4 1 2 9 16

2017 AIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Perth Thunder, Newcastle Northstars, CBR Brave, Melbourne Ice and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain on top of the standings, edging out the Thunder on win percentage. 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.

Round 9 results:
– Sydney Ice Dogs 1-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 24 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 SO Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 24 June 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 1-7 CBR Brave (17:30, 24 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 6-2 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 25 June 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 0-2 Perth Thunder (16:30, 25 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 4-5 Sydney Bears (17:00, 25 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 9:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 12 7 2 1 2 26
Perth Thunder 14 7 1 3 3 26
Melbourne Ice 10 7 2 0 1 25
Sydney Bears 16 4 2 3 7 19
Sydney Ice Dogs 13 6 0 0 7 18
Melbourne Mustangs 13 5 1 1 6 18
Newcastle Northstars 16 3 3 2 8 17
Adelaide Adrenaline 16 4 1 2 9 16

2017 AIHL season: Round 8

Round 8 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Ice Dogs, Melbourne Mustangs, Melbourne Ice, CBR Brave, Perth Thunder and Sydney Bears. The Brave remain at the top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Ice. Next week all eight teams are in action across six games.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 8 results:
– Newcastle Northstars 2-7 Sydney Ice Dogs (20:15, 16 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-1 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 17 June 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Thunder 3-6 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 17 June 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 3-13 CBR Brave (17:30, 17 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Perth Thunder 5-3 Melbourne Ice (16:00, 18 June 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 5-2 Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 18 June 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-8 Sydney Bears (17:00, 18 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 8:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 11 6 2 1 2 23
Melbourne Ice 9 6 2 0 1 22
Perth Thunder 12 5 1 3 3 20
Sydney Ice Dogs 11 6 0 0 5 18
Melbourne Mustangs 12 5 1 1 5 18
Sydney Bears 14 3 2 3 6 16
Adelaide Adrenaline 14 4 1 1 8 15
Newcastle Northstars 15 3 2 2 8 15

2017 AIHL season: Round 7

Round 7 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Newcastle Northstars, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Adelaide Adrenaline and Melbourne Mustangs. The Brave remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Ice. Next week all eight teams are in action across seven games.

The match between the Adelaide Adrenaline and CBR Brave on 10 June also served as the third annual beyondblue Cup. The Brave won the Cup for the third year in a row defeating the Adrenaline 8-3. 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 5-4 following a shootout.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 7 results:
– Melbourne Ice 5-1 Perth Thunder (16:30, 10 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Mustangs 3-6 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 10 June 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Sydney Bears 0-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 10 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-8 CBR Brave (17:30, 10 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Ice 3-2 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 11 June 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 8-5 CBR Brave (17:00, 11 June 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Melbourne Mustangs 6-4 Sydney Bears (17:00, 11 June 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 7:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 10 5 2 1 2 20
Melbourne Ice 7 5 2 0 0 19
Perth Thunder 10 4 1 3 2 17
Sydney Ice Dogs 10 5 0 0 5 15
Adelaide Adrenaline 12 4 1 1 6 15
Newcastle Northstars 13 3 2 2 6 15
Sydney Bears 12 2 2 3 5 13
Melbourne Mustangs 10 3 1 1 5 12

2017 AIHL season: Round 6

Round 6 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Newcastle Northstars, Melbourne Mustangs, CBR Brave and Perth Thunder. The Brave move into first place on the standings, one point clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week the league holds the All-Star weekend at the O’Brien Group Arena while regular season competition resumes on 10 June.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 6 results:
– Newcastle Northstars 3-2 SO Adelaide Adrenaline (16:30, 27 May 2017, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Bears 6-7 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 27 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– CBR Brave 4-1 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 27 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Bears 5-6 SO Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 28 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 1-5 Perth Thunder (16:30, 28 May 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 2-4 CBR Brave (17:00, 28 May 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)

Standings at the end of Round 6:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
CBR Brave 8 4 2 1 1 17
Perth Thunder 8 4 1 2 1 16
Melbourne Ice 5 4 1 0 0 14
Sydney Bears 10 2 2 3 3 13
Sydney Ice Dogs 9 4 0 0 5 12
Adelaide Adrenaline 10 3 1 1 5 12
Newcastle Northstars 12 2 2 2 6 12
Melbourne Mustangs 8 2 1 1 4 9

AIHL news: 21 May 2017

Melbourne Ice
– The Ice added forward Ethan Cornford to their roster in yesterdays game against the Melbourne Mustangs. Cornford has spent the last two seasons playing in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League, most recently for the New Tecumseth Civics where he recorded 23 points in 41 games. Cornford last played in the AIHL for the Melbourne Mustangs during the 2015 season.

Sydney Bears
– The Bears signed goaltender Justin Harrison as a backup in yesterdays game against the Adelaide Adrenaline. The Bears have now dressed four different backup goaltenders this season however none have yet to play with starting goaltender Anthony Kimlin playing all of the teams minutes.

2017 AIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Ice, Perth Thunder, Adelaide Adrenaline, Sydney Bears and Sydney Ice Dogs. The Ice remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed Thunder. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Ice sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 5 results:
– Melbourne Mustangs 0-9 Melbourne Ice (17:00, 20 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-1 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 20 May 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 3-2 SO Sydney Bears (17:00, 20 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 7-3 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 21 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Thunder 4-8 Sydney Bears (17:00, 21 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Sydney Ice Dogs 4-2 Newcastle Northstars (17:00, 21 May 2017, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium)

Standings at the end of Round 5:

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Melbourne Ice 5 4 1 0 0 14
Perth Thunder 7 3 1 2 1 13
Sydney Ice Dogs 7 4 0 0 3 12
Sydney Bears 8 2 2 2 2 12
CBR Brave 6 2 2 1 1 11
Adelaide Adrenaline 9 3 1 0 5 11
Newcastle Northstars 10 2 1 2 5 10
Melbourne Mustangs 6 1 0 1 4 4

2017 AIHL season: Round 4

Round 4 of the 2017 Australian Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Sydney Bears, Melbourne Ice, Sydney Ice Dogs, CBR Brave, Melbourne Mustangs, Perth Thunder and the Newcastle Northstars. The Ice remain of top of the standings, edging out the second placed Brave on win percentage. Next week seven teams are in action across six games while the Brave sit the round out on a bye.

For more information see the AIHL website.

Round 4 results:
– Sydney Bears 5-4 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 13 May 2017, Perth Thunder)
– Melbourne Ice 2-1 Melbourne Mustangs (17:00, 13 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 1-5 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 13 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)
– Newcastle Northstars 3-4 CBR Brave (17:30, 13 May 2017, Phillip Ice Skating Centre)
– Adelaide Adrenaline 5-9 Melbourne Mustangs (16:00, 14 May 2017, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Bears 2-3 SO Perth Thunder (16:30, 14 May 2017, Perth Ice Arena)
– Newcastle Northstars 4-3 Sydney Ice Dogs (17:00, 14 May 2017, Macquarie Ice Rink)

Standings at the end of Round 4:

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