Sydney Wolf Pack

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 5

Round 5 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with wins for the Melbourne Glaciers, Brisbane Blitz and Sydney Wolf Pack. The Blitz remain on top of the Northern Division, four points clear of the Sydney Wolf Pack. The Adelaide Generals continue to lead the Southern Division and the league as a whole. Competition resumes on 2 February with the Generals hosting the Sharks and the Sabres taking on the Wolf Pack in Penrith.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Melbourne Glaciers 2–1 SO Perth Sharks (11:00, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 7–2 Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 15 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 3–2 SO Perth Sharks (17:30, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 1–3 Sydney Wolf Pack (07:45, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers 3–1 Perth Sharks (11:00, 16 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz 5–4 SO Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 2 0 1 2 7
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Perth Sharks 3 0 0 2 1 2

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 6 4 0 1 1 13
Melbourne Glaciers 9 2 3 0 4 12
Brisbane Blitz 6 3 1 0 2 11
Sydney Wolf Pack 5 2 0 1 2 7
Sydney Sabres 5 2 0 0 3 6
Perth Sharks 3 0 0 2 1 2

Last updated 16 December 2018

2018-19 AJIHL season: Round 1

Round 1 of the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Sydney Wolf Pack and Sydney Sabres each picking up a win from their double header. The Wolf Pack take first place on the standings, edging out the Sabres on goal difference. Next week the Adelaide Generals host the Melbourne Glaciers in a three game series at the Ice Arena.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Sabres 2-5 Sydney Wolf Pack (19:15, 10 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 2-4 Sydney Sabres (18:15, 11 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Glaciers 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Sydney Wolf Pack 2 1 0 0 1 3
Sydney Sabres 2 1 0 0 1 3
Adelaide Generals 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brisbane Blitz 0 0 0 0 0 0
Melbourne Glaciers 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perth Sharks 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated 10 November 2018

Sydney Wolf Pack 2018-19 roster

Ice Hockey New South Wales have announced the roster for the Sydney Wolf Pack’s upcoming 2018-19 AJIHL season. Into the team are Liam Campbell, Luka Dimopoulos, Liam Gleeson, Alistair Rye, Ethan Spelde (from Sydney Sabres), Aidan Wardlaw and Callum Wardlaw. While players dropped from the roster include Albi Benjamin, Ignacy Benjamin, Danny Blazevic, Jakob Doornbos and Luke Zvonicek.

Roster
Joel Berthold
Connor Bolger
Nicolas Campeau
Liam Campbell
Brad Demmitt
Luka Dimopoulos
Mackenzie Gallagher
– Liam Gleeson
Harrison Good
Joey Gunner
Mohak Issar
Paul Kim
Matthew Kopp
Dylan Lavery
Jack Ransome
Taegan Rippon
Alistair Rye
Ethan Spelde
Aidan Wardlaw
Callum Wardlaw
Jayden Whitbread

2018-19 AJIHL season schedule

Thanks to Ice Hockey WA the 2018-19 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season schedule has been released. The season kicks off on 10 November and concludes with the cross conference round and playoffs which will be held at the O’Brien Group Arena from 7 March to 10 March. The format remains unchanged from 2017-18 season. The competition is split into two conferences, Northern and Southern, with each team playing the other teams within their conference in three home and three away games. Teams from the opposing conferences face each other in one game only before the playoffs.

Regular season
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (19:15, 10 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (18:15, 11 November 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 17 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (10:30, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 18 November 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (12:15, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (18:00, 1 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide General – Melbourne Glaciers (16:00, 2 December 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 8 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Sabres – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 9 December 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (11:00, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 15 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (17:30, 15 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (07:45, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks (11:00, 16 December 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:00, 16 December 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (16:00, 2 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 2 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (10:00, 3 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals (15:30, 3 February 2018, Adelaide Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (18:15, 3 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (11:00, 9 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (17:45, 9 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks (11:00, 10 February 2018, Perth Ice Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 16 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 17 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Brisbane Blitz (15:30, 17 February 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 23 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres – Sydney Wolf Pack (17:30, 23 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (19:00, 23 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers (13:15, 24 February 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Sydney Sabres (18:15, 24 February 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (17:30, 2 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (07:45, 3 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Brisbane Blitz – Sydney Sabres (15:00, 3 March 2018, Penrith Ice Palace)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Sabres (08:45, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Wolf Pack (10:30, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Sydney Wolf Pack (15:45, 7 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Sabres (08:45, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Brisbane Blitz (10:30, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks – Sydney Wolf Pack (12:15, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals – Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Sydney Sabres (15:45, 8 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Playoffs
– Qualifying Final 1 (11:30, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Qualifying Final 2 (13:15, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Semifinal 1 (19:45, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Semifinal 2 (21:30, 9 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Grand Final (12:45, 10 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

AJIHL news: 29 July 2018

Perth Sharks
Dave Ruck has stepped down from the position of head coach following his appointment to the Australian U20 national team. Ice Hockey WA currently has an expression of interest out for the position as well as the positions of assistant coach and team manager.
– The team will hold tryouts and training camps from 6 November to 11 December for the 2018-19 season.
– Ice Hockey WA also released some of the schedule for the 2018-19 season. The rest of the season schedule has yet to be released.

Partial 2018-19 schedule
– Perth Sharks – Adelaide Generals. 2-3 February 2019, Adelaide Ice Arena (3 games)
– Adelaide Generals – Perth Sharks. 9-10 February 2019, Perth (3 games)
– Melbourne Glaciers – Perth Sharks. 16-17 February 2019, Perth (3 games)
– Perth Sharks – Melbourne Glaciers. 23-24 February 2019, Melbourne (3 games)

– Sydney Sabres – Adelaide Generals. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Melbourne Glaciers. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Perth Sharks. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Adelaide Generals. 7 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Melbourne Glaciers. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Wolf Pack – Perth Sharks. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Brisbane Blitz – Adelaide Generals. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)
– Sydney Sabres – Melbourne Glaciers. 8 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena (1 game)

– Playoffs. 9-10 March 2019, O’Brien Group Arena

For more information see the announcement from Ice Hockey WA

AIHL news: 28 March 2018

CBR Brave
– The Brave have announced the signing of Canadian goaltender Matt Hewitt for the upcoming 2018 season. Hewitt has spent the last five seasons playing for the University of British Columbia in the U Sports system. Hewitt finished the 2017-18 regular season with a 0.920 save percentage from 20 games. For more information see the announcement from the club
– The Brave have also made two further goaltender changes. The club announced the signing of Jakob Doornbos as their reserve goaltender and dropped last seasons starting goaltender Aleksi Toivonen from the roster. Doornbos has spent the 2017-18 season playing for the Sydney Wolf Pack in the Australian Junior Ice Hockey League where he recorded a save percentage of 0.917 from eight games. Toivonen has been playing for Paimion Haka in 2. Divisioona.

Melbourne Ice
– The Ice have partnered with Kids Under Cover, a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is preventing youth homelessness. For more information see the announcement from the club.

2018 AJIHL playoffs

The Melbourne Glaciers have won the 2018 AJIHL playoffs, defeating the Adelaide Generals 3-1 in the final. The Glaciers entered the playoffs in last place in the regular season standings and were drawn against the Perth Sharks in the qualifying round. The Glaciers beat the Sharks 5-4 in a shootout and advanced to the semifinals against the Brisbane Blitz, where they were also forced to a shootout and won 2-1. The Generals advanced to the final after defeating the Sydney Sabres 5-0 in their semifinal and were the defending champion. In the final the Glaciers took a 2-0 lead in the first period and held it until midway through the third with the Generals getting one back. The Glaciers however scored an empty net at the end of the period to claim their first AJIHL Championship.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Qualifying
– Sydney Sabres 4-2 Sydney Wolf Pack (11:00, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 5-4 SO Perth Sharks (13:00, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Semifinals
– Melbourne Glaciers 2-1 SO Brisbane Blitz (19:45, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Sydney Sabres 0-5 Adelaide Generals (21:30, 17 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Grand final
– Melbourne Glaciers 3-1 Adelaide Generals (12:45, 18 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Last updated 18 March 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 10

Round 10 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with all six teams picking up at least one win. The Adelaide Generals finish at the top of the league standings and claim the regular season title for the second year in a row. The Blitz finish the season in second place and pickup the Northern Division title. Tomorrow the playoffs begin with the qualifying finals and semifinals, followed by the grand final on Sunday.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Adelaide Generals 3-0 Sydney Sabres (08:45, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 1-3 Sydney Wolf Pack (10:30, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 4-5 Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 6-5 SO Sydney Wolf Pack (15:45, 15 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 4-3 Sydney Sabres (08:45, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 4-3 Brisbane Blitz (10:30, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Perth Sharks 2-5 Sydney Wolf Pack (12:15, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Adelaide Generals 5-1 Brisbane Blitz (14:00, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)
– Melbourne Glaciers 0-2 Sydney Sabres (15:45, 16 March 2018, O’Brien Group Arena)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 15 10 0 1 4 31
Sydney Wolf Pack 15 6 2 1 6 23
Sydney Sabres 15 4 0 1 10 13

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 15 10 3 0 1 39
Perth Sharks 15 5 0 4 6 19
Melbourne Glaciers 15 2 2 0 10 10

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 15 10 3 0 1 39
Brisbane Blitz 15 10 0 1 4 31
Sydney Wolf Pack 15 6 2 1 6 23
Perth Sharks 15 5 0 4 6 19
Sydney Sabres 15 4 0 1 10 13
Melbourne Glaciers 15 2 2 0 10 10

Last updated 16 March 2018

2017-18 AJIHL season: Round 9

Round 9 of the 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season has finished with the Brisbane Blitz defeating the Sydney Wolf Pack in all three games at Iceworld Boondall. Following their wins the Blitz claim the Northern Division title for the 2017-18 season. The league standings remain unchanged with the Generals currently leading the Blitz by three points. Next week, starting Thursday, the two divisions converge in Melbourne for the final round of the regular season and the playoffs. Each team will play three games against the teams of the opposite division before the start of the playoffs.

For more information see the league esportsdesk website.

Results (all times local)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 0-6 Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 10 March 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 1-3 Brisbane Blitz (08:00, 11 March 2018, Iceworld Boondall)
– Sydney Wolf Pack 0-3 Brisbane Blitz (16:00, 11 March 2018, Iceworld Boondall)

Northern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Brisbane Blitz 12 9 0 1 2 28
Sydney Wolf Pack 12 4 2 0 6 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10

Southern Division

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 9 2 0 1 31
Perth Sharks 12 4 0 4 4 16
Melbourne Glaciers 12 1 2 0 9 7

League standings

Team GP W SOW SOL L PTS
Adelaide Generals 12 9 2 0 1 31
Brisbane Blitz 12 9 0 1 2 28
Sydney Wolf Pack 12 4 2 0 6 16
Perth Sharks 12 4 0 4 4 16
Sydney Sabres 12 3 0 1 8 10
Melbourne Glaciers 12 1 2 0 9 7

Last updated 11 March 2018