AIHL - Australian Ice Hockey League News http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856 News headlines from the past 3 months Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:00:07 GMT 2017 AIHL Award Winners http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101215 The AIHL is excited to announce the annual AIHL Award winners. The League is committed to recognising excellence amongst our players and coaching staff and we do so via the annual AIHL Awards, ... Thu, 07 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT Melbourne Ice are the 2017 AIHL Champions http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101171 The Melbourne Ice have capped off a dominant 2017 season by defeating CBR Brave in a 4-1 thriller at O’Brien Group Arena and claim the Goodall Cup. Perennial playoff contenders since they... Sun, 03 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT Thunder’s Goodall Cup hopes dashed by Brave http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101147 The Perth Thunder’s 2017 season has come to an disappointing end for their fans, losing 6-2 in a convincing win by the CBR Brave in the second Semi-Final of the 2017 AIHL Finals presented by Air... Sat, 02 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT CBR Brave to face Melbourne Ice in AIHL Grand Final http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101146 The CBR Brave have broken their 2017 hoodoo against the Perth Thunder at the right time to defeat the Thunder 6-2 in the second Semi-Final at the O’Brien Group Arena and claim their place in the... Sat, 02 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT Melbourne Ice first through to AIHL Grand Final http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101144 The Melbourne Ice powered past the Melbourne Mustangs to record a 4-2 win in the first Semi-Final of the 2017 AIHL Finals presented by Air Canada. Led by captain Lliam Webster the Ice are the first te... Sat, 02 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT Finals Live Stream http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101131 Dear AIHL Fans, We wish to advise all fans that the 2017 AIHL Finals presented by Air Canada will now be streamed live and free through AIHL Live - our YouTube channel.   Despite all efforts... Fri, 01 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT Unmasking AIHL Goaltending Statistics http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101126 As a goaltender for over thirty years, having played Junior A, college, Australian State, the Australian National Team and the AIHL, I was often frustrated when reviewing my stats because Wins, or Goa... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Mind Games http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101119 The AIHL Finals are unique in the ice hockey world. Sudden death. Every game a Game Seven. Only at the finals of the Winter Olympics do individual games eliminate well-performed teams so brutally. ... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Canberra and the Cup - Finals Preview http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101099 The CBR Brave have punched their ticket to the 2017 AIHL Finals presented by Air Canada this 2-3 September, but what will it take for them to go one better and take home the Goodall Cup? After startin... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Finals Predictions http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101118 Two weeks ago, champion coach and Fox Sports commentator Paul Jaffa Watson said the 2017 AIHL Finals series had him “wound up like a top”. “There’s a story to go with every ... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT By the Numbers: Ice v Mustangs Semi-Final Preview http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101098 Cross-town rivals the Melbourne Ice and the Melbourne Mustangs will open up the first-round of the 2017 AIHL Finals presented by Air Canada on Saturday September 2nd at the O’Brien Group Are... Tue, 29 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Thunder sweep Mustangs heading into Finals http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101055 Perth Thunder took all six points from the weekend’s double header against the Melbourne Mustangs in their final home games of the regular season. Despite the Mustangs clinching a playoffs be... Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Brave dismantle Northstars in 8-1 win http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=101050   On Saturday night, the CBR Brave dismantled the Newcastle Northstars with an impressive 8-1 win to clinch a 2017 AIHL finals berth. (CBR Brave celebrate a goal - Photo Alyssa Longmuir ) ... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Melbourne Ice AIHL's 2017 Minor Premiers http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=100976 The Melbourne Ice took to their Sunday match against the CBR Brave a completely different team after their Saturday loss at the Phillip Swimming and Ice Skating Centre, and their refocused strategy pa... Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT Reigning AIHL Champions eliminated by Mustangs http://www.theaihl.com/leagues/newsletter.cfm?leagueID=11464&clientID=3856&page=100975 The Newcastle Northstars and the Melbourne Mustangs met on Sunday night at Hunter Ice Skating Stadium for one of the most vital games of the season so far. The last time they met on Newcastle ice both... Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT