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14 MAY
ICE 3
BEARS 2
Final (SO)
15 MAY
THUNDER 7
BRAVE 6
Final
15 MAY
NORTH STARS 2
MUSTANGS 5
Final
15 MAY
ICE DOGS 3
ADRENALINE 6
Final
15 MAY
ICE 3
BEARS 1
Final
19 MAY
MUSTANGS 2
ICE 7
Final
21 MAY
NORTH STARS 6
BEARS 4
Final
21 MAY
ICE DOGS 1
ICE 3
Final
21 MAY
THUNDER 3
ADRENALINE 2
Final
22 MAY
BRAVE 2
NORTH STARS 7
Final
22 MAY
ICE DOGS 6
MUSTANGS 4
Final
22 MAY
THUNDER 4
ADRENALINE 3
Final
28 MAY
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4:30PM Local Time
28 MAY
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5:00PM Local Time
28 MAY
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ICE DOGS  
5:00PM Local Time
28 MAY
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BRAVE  
5:30PM Local Time
29 MAY
ADRENALINE  
MUSTANGS  
4:00PM Local Time
29 MAY
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THUNDER  
4:30PM Local Time
29 MAY
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NORTH STARS  
5:00PM Local Time
29 MAY
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BRAVE  
5:00PM Local Time
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4 JUNE
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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 9 6 0 0 3 0 24
Thunder 8 6 1 0 0 1 19
North Stars 9 5 1 0 1 2 19
Brave 9 3 4 0 1 1 12
Ice Dogs 9 2 6 0 1 0 8
Adrenaline 6 2 3 0 0 1 7
Mustangs 9 2 7 0 0 0 6
Bears 7 0 4 0 1 2 4
SCORING LEADERS GOALIE LEADERS
PLAYER GP G A PTS
C McLaughlin (NNS) 9 13 12 25
G Wudrick (CB) 9 7 15 22
B Wong (NNS) 7 7 12 19
S Swiston (NNS) 7 6 13 19
J Baclig (MI) 9 7 11 18
N Prokop (CB) 9 11 6 17
C Kubara (CB) 9 6 11 17
L Lassen (MI) 8 8 7 15
SCORING LEADERS GOALIE LEADERS
GOALIE GP W GAA SV%
T Davenport (MI) 9 8 1.67 .930
T Heemskerk (PT) 8 6 2.26 .937
D Davis (NNS) 9 6 2.49 .903
F Carson (MM) 8 2 3.15 .885
A Kimlin (SB) 5 1 3.20 .901
P King (AA) 6 2 3.70 .897
A Toivonen (CB) 9 4 4.21 .877
C Smart (SID) 9 3 4.64 .872
THE PRODUCTION LINE
Geoff Irwin
GEOFF IRWIN
3 goals and 4 assists in first 4 AIHL games played.
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Matt Armstrong
MATT ARMSTRONG
121 goals and 179 assists in 154 AIHL games played.
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Scott Swiston
SCOTT SWISTON
20 goals and 25 assists in first 22 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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