Sydney Ice Arena

2017 ECSL playoffs: Grand Finals

The Sydney Sting have won the 2017 East Coast Super League playoffs, defeating the Reach Rebels in two games. The Sting defeated the Rebels 6-1 and 9-2 in Games 1 and 2 respectively to win the best-of-three series. The win gives the Sting their fourth ECSL Championship title, the most by any club.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Results:
– Reach Rebels 1-6 Sydney Sting (17:15, 23 September 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sting 9–2 Reach Rebels (17:00, 24 September 2017, Penrith Ice Palace)

Canada Maples win 2017 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup

The Canada Maples have claimed the 2017 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup after winning their fifth game in the nine game series. The 2017 title is Canada’s second in a row and fifth overall. Unfortunately the organisers have yet to release the results of the final two games of the series.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 5-4 USA Eagles (17:30, 1 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 6-9 USA Eagles (15:00, 2 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples 4-3 USA Eagles (19:30, 5 July 2017, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples 10-6 USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples 4-6 USA Eagles (17:30, 8 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples 8-4 USA Eagles (15:00, 9 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples 6-5 USA Eagles (19:30, 11 July 2017, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 13 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:30, 15 July 2017, Sydney Ice Arena)

2016 ECSL Playoffs: Semifinals

The semifinals of the 2016 East Coast Super League playoffs have finished with the Reach Rebels and Sydney Sting advancing to the grand final series which kick off next weekend. The semifinals are a two game series with the winner being determined on a cumulative aggregate format. In Semifinal A the Rebels and Bombers split the series at one game apiece, with the Rebels advancing 4-3 on aggregate. In Semifinal B the Sting came back from a four goal deficit after Game 1 to defeat the North Stars 10-6 on aggregate.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Semifinal A:
– Blueline Bombers 0 – 2 Reach Rebels (18:30, 17 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink)
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– Reach Rebels 2 – 3 OT Blueline Bombers (18:45, 18 September 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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Reach Rebels win 4-3 on aggregate

Semifinal B:
– Sydney Sting 0 – 4 Newcastle North Stars ECSL (17:15, 17 September 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
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– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 2 – 10 Sydney Sting (17:00, 18 September 2016, Penrith Ice Palace)
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Sydney Sting win 10 – 6 on aggregate

2016 ECSL season: Round 26

Round 26 of the 2016 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Reach Rebels and Sydney Sting. The Rebels return to the top of the standings and claim the 2016 regular season title, their third in a row. Next week the 2016 ECSL playoffs get underway with the best-of-two game semifinals. The first placed Rebels will take on the fourth placed Bombers in Canterbury and Penrith, while the second placed North Stars take on the third placed Sting in Baulkham Hills and Penrith.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 26 results:
– Reach Rebels 7 – 3 Penrith Raptors (17:15, 10 September 2016, Sydney Ice Arena).
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– Blueline Bombers 0 – 1 Sydney Sting (18:30, 10 September 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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Standings at the end of Round 26:

Team GP W T L PTS
Reach Rebels 20 12 3 5 27
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 11 4 5 26
Sydney Sting 20 7 7 6 21
Blueline Bombers 20 6 4 10 16
Penrith Raptors 20 4 2 14 10

2016 ECSL season: Round 24

Round 24 of the 2016 East Coast Super League season has finished with a win for the Newcastle North Stars while the Sydney Sting and Blueline Bombers played out a three all draw. The Rebels remain on top of the standings, one point clear of the second placed North Stars. Next week the North Stars host the Bombers in Newcastle and the Sting take on the Raptors in Canterbury.

For more information see the ECSL website.

Round 24 results:
– Blueline Bombers 3 – 3 Sydney Sting (17:15, 27 August 2016, Sydney Ice Arena).
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– Newcastle North Stars ECSL 4 – 1 Reach Rebels (18:30, 27 August 2016, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink).
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Standings at the end of Round 24:

Team GP W T L PTS
Reach Rebels 19 11 3 5 25
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 19 10 4 5 24
Sydney Sting 18 5 7 6 17
Blueline Bombers 18 6 4 8 16
Penrith Raptors 18 4 2 12 10

Canada Maples claim International Cup with three games to spare

The Canada Maples have claimed the 2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup after winning their fifth game in the nine game series. After going down the USA Eagles in Game 2 the Maples have not dropped a game since. The series resumes tonight at the Erina Ice Arena for Game 7.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 7 – 3 USA Eagles (17:45, 2 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 2 – 7 USA Eagles (15:30, 3 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples 8 – 3 USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples 7 – 5 USA Eagles (19:30, 7 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples 9 – 4 USA Eagles (17:45, 9 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples 5 – 3 USA Eagles (15:30, 10 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples 10 – 5 USA Eagles (19:30, 12 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 14 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 16 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)

2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup gets underway

The 2016 Australian International Ice Hockey Cup got underway on Saturday with the Canada Maples defeating the USA Eagles 7-3 in Game 1. The series was then leveled yesterday with the USA Eagles claiming a 7-2 win in Game 2. The tournament is in its eighth year and runs from 2 July to 16 July with games being held at the Sydney Ice Arena and Erina Ice Arena. Last years tournament was won by the USA Eagles who defeated the Canada Maples five games to four.

For more information see the tournament website and Facebook page.

Schedule:
– Game 1: Canada Maples 7 – 3 USA Eagles (17:45, 2 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 2: Canada Maples 2 – 7 USA Eagles (15:30, 3 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 3: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 6 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 4: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 7 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 5: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 9 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 6: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (15:30, 10 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 7: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 12 July 2016, Erina Ice Arena)
– Game 8: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (19:30, 14 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)
– Game 9: Canada Maples – USA Eagles (17:45, 16 July 2016, Sydney Ice Arena)

2015 ECSL Playoffs: Grand Final Series

The Sting have defeated the Reach Rebels in two games to win the 2015 East Coast Super League playoffs and claim the Warwick Griffith Trophy. The Sting defeated the Rebels 7-1 in Game 1 and 2-1 in overtime for Game 2. The win gives the Sting there third ECSL Championship title, more than any other club apart from the Newcastle North Stars who also have three. The series used a best of three game format instead of the cumulative aggregate format used in the semifinals.

For more information on the ECSL see their website.

Results:

  • Game 1: Sting 7 – 1 Reach Rebels (18:30, 3 October 2015, Canterbury Ice Arena).
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  • Game 2: Reach Rebels 1 – 2 OT Sting (18:00, 4 October 2015, Canterbury Ice Arena).
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2015 ECSL season: Round 24

Round 24 of the 2015 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Reach Rebels, Blueline Bombers and the Sting. The Rebels finish on top of the standings, two points clear of the Sting, and claim the regular season title for the second year in a row. Next week the playoffs get underway with the Sting taking on the Newcastle North Stars and the Rebels playing the Penrith Raptors.

For more information on the ECSL see their website.

Round 24 results:

  • Reach Rebels 7 – 3 Sting (18:30, 19 September 2015, Canterbury Ice Arena).
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  • Blueline Bombers 7 – 6 Penrith Raptors (17:00, 20 September 2015, Penrith Ice Palace).
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  • Sydney Heat 2 – 6 Sting (18:45, 20 September 2015, Penrith Ice Palace).
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  • Reach Rebels 7 – 4 Sydney Heat (19:30, 21 September 2015, Sydney Ice Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 24:

Team GP W T L PTS
Reach Rebels 20 14 3 3 31
Sting 20 14 1 5 29
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 12 2 6 26
Penrith Raptors 20 8 2 10 18
Blueline Bombers 20 4 1 15 9
Sydney Heat 20 2 3 15 7

2015 ECSL season: Round 23

Round 23 of the 2015 East Coast Super League season has finished with wins for the Sting and the Reach Rebels. Sundays game between the Sydney Heat and Newcastle North Stars was cancelled for unknown reasons and was expected to be rescheduled, however the final decision was to split the points due to the upcoming playoffs. The Sting remain on top of the standings, even on points and goal difference with the Rebels. Next week five of the six teams are in action across four games, with the North Stars sitting out the round on a bye.

For more information on the ECSL see their website.

Round 23 results:

  • Sting 4 – 2 Blueline Bombers (18:30, 12 September 2015, Canterbury Ice Arena).
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  • Sydney Heat – Newcastle North Stars ECSL (18:15, 13 September 2015, Hunter Ice Skating Stadium).
    Game Cancelled. Game declared a 0-0 draw and the points were shared.
  • Penrith Raptors 2 – 10 Reach Rebels (19:30, 14 September 2015, Sydney Ice Arena).
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Standings at the end of Round 23:

Team GP W T L PTS
Sting 18 13 1 4 27
Reach Rebels 18 12 3 3 27
Newcastle North Stars ECSL 20 12 2 6 26
Penrith Raptors 19 8 2 9 18
Sydney Heat 18 2 3 13 7
Blueline Bombers 19 3 1 15 7