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10 JULY
MUSTANGS 8
ICE DOGS 3
Final
10 JULY
ADRENALINE 3
BEARS 2
Final (SO)
10 JULY
BRAVE 4
THUNDER 2
Final
10 JULY
NORTH STARS 2
ICE 3
Final
16 JULY
ICE DOGS 5
BRAVE 6
Final
16 JULY
BEARS 3
MUSTANGS 1
Final
16 JULY
NORTH STARS 3
ADRENALINE 2
Final
17 JULY
NORTH STARS 2
ADRENALINE 1
Final
17 JULY
BEARS 1
ICE 4
Final
23 JULY
ICE 3
MUSTANGS 1
Final
23 JULY
ADRENALINE 2
BRAVE 7
Final
23 JULY
THUNDER 4
BEARS 2
Final
24 JULY
ADRENALINE 5
BRAVE 8
Final
24 JULY
THUNDER 1
ICE DOGS 3
Final
30 JULY
ICE DOGS  
THUNDER  
4:30PM Local Time
30 JULY
MUSTANGS  
ADRENALINE  
4:30PM Local Time
30 JULY
BEARS  
NORTH STARS  
5:00PM Local Time
31 JULY
MUSTANGS  
ADRENALINE  
4:00PM Local Time
31 JULY
ICE DOGS  
THUNDER  
4:30PM Local Time
31 JULY
BRAVE  
BEARS  
5:00PM Local Time
6 AUGUST
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ICE DOGS  
5:00PM Local Time
6 AUGUST
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NORTH STARS  
5:00PM Local Time
6 AUGUST
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BRAVE  
5:30PM Local Time
7 AUGUST
THUNDER  
BEARS  
5:00PM Local Time
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Playing in the AIHL

Players are not paid but do get assistance from their teams. This differs from team to team but can include meals and accommodation while travelling, flights to away games, bus travel to away games, accommodation, access to a car, work contacts or job search assistance and more.

Each team may retain six import players (non-Australia permanent residents or citizens) at any time, but may play only four in any one game. Import players are supported more than local players due to the challenges they face in arriving into a foreign country for a relatively short period of time.

The AIHL started in 2000 with three teams, expanded to six teams in 2002, and to eight teams in 2005. Currently there are nine teams, with the recent additions of the Melbourne Mustangs, and the Perth Thunder.


Joining a Team

Most teams do their recruiting from December to March, with occasional players being picked up in early April due to injuries or drop-outs. To apply to a team you will need to phone or email the appropriate team’s General Manager with a hockey resume.

Once you arrange to join a team and arrive in Australia your team will assist you in registering as a player in Australia, including the purchase of an ITC card through the IIHF.

Please contact your preferred team directly:


AIHL Rules

The AIHL plays under IIHF rules, with a few modifications from Ice Hockey Australia (IHA).

IHA Rules Page: http://iha.org.au/view/iha/officiating/rules-10

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STANDINGS
TEAM GP W L D OW OL TP
Ice 22 15 1 0 3 3 54
North Stars 23 12 7 0 1 3 41
Brave 22 12 7 0 1 2 40
Thunder 20 10 6 0 3 1 37
Mustangs 21 8 12 0 1 0 26
Bears 21 4 9 0 5 3 25
Adrenaline 20 4 12 0 1 3 17
Ice Dogs 21 4 15 0 1 1 15
SCORING LEADERS GOALIE LEADERS
PLAYER GP G A PTS
C McLaughlin (NNS) 23 31 21 52
M Guertin (CB) 16 16 27 43
J Baclig (MI) 22 19 22 41
C Kubara (CB) 22 13 27 40
W Darge (AA) 20 16 18 34
B Breault (PT) 20 17 16 33
S Swiston (NNS) 19 14 19 33
M Dorr (PT) 20 13 20 33
SCORING LEADERS GOALIE LEADERS
GOALIE GP W GAA SV%
T Davenport (MI) 18 16 1.73 .931
D Davis (NNS) 21 12 2.49 .908
T Heemskerk (PT) 20 13 2.66 .925
A Kimlin (SB) 17 7 3.02 .911
F Carson (MM) 17 7 3.14 .888
A Tetreault (CB) 8 4 3.70 .886
A Toivonen (CB) 18 9 3.83 .887
P King (AA) 20 5 3.94 .891
THE PRODUCTION LINE
Thomas Heemskerk
THOMAS HEEMSKERK
10 wins, 2.65 GAA and 0.930 SV% through 14 AIHL games.
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Michael Dorr
MICHAEL DORR
7 goals and 13 assists in 14 AIHL games played.
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Ben Breault
BEN BREAULT
13 goals and 10 assists in first 14 AIHL games.
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EMERGING STARS
Julian Fodor
JULIAN FODOR
15 year old Queensland forward. 20 goals, 8 assists in 15 senior games.
Matthew de Beer
MATTHEW DE BEER
18 year old forward for Brisbane Blitz. 2 goals, 2 assists in 5 AJIHL games.
Byron Tschuma
BYRON TSCHUMA
17 year old forward for Melbourne Whalers. 10 goals, 3 assists in 10 AJIHL games.
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