The KHL Entry Draft 2013 will be held in Donetsk in Ukraine, the home of KHL member Donbass, for the first time outside Russia. The Entry Draft will also feature new teams, Medveščak and Vladivostok. ... Read more»
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- Year of start: 2000
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|1.||Marcel Kars||C||Newcastle North Stars||20||29||37||66||40|
|2.||Jesse Pyatt||C||Newcastle North Stars||21||32||31||63||36|
|3.||Vladan Stransky||F||Sydney Bears||24||27||30||57||50|
|4.||Jean-Philippe Briere||C||Brisbane Blue Tongues||22||28||27||55||36|
|5.||Vladimir Rubes||F||Sydney Bears||25||20||34||54||48|
|6.||Brad Wanchulak||F||Adelaide Avalanche||23||26||27||53||12|
|7.||Greg Oddy||F||Adelaide Avalanche||23||17||33||50||68|
|8.||Darcy Corcoran||F||Adelaide Avalanche||23||23||24||47||56|
|9.||Mitch Strang||F||Central Coast Rhinos||25||22||22||44||56|
|10.||Trevor Sherban||D||Newcastle North Stars||25||11||30||41||95|
- 2011-2012: Melbourne Ice
- 2010-2011: Melbourne Ice
- 2009-2010: Melbourne Ice
- 2008-2009: Adelaide Adrenaline
- 2007-2008: Newcastle North Stars
- 2006-2007: AIHL Bears
- 2005-2006: Newcastle North Stars
- 2004-2005: Newcastle North Stars
- 2003-2004: Western Sydney Ice Dogs
- 2002-2003: Newcastle North Stars
- 2001-2002: Sydney Bears
- 2000-2001: Adelaide Avalanche
- 1999-2000: Adelaide Avalanche
- The AIHL will revert to an 8 team competition for 2013 (01 Nov 2012)
- 3peat for Melbourne Ice (02 Sep 2012)
- 2012 AIHL Finals in Newcastle (16 Jul 2012)
- Blue Tongues Relocate (11 Jun 2012)
- Ice Dogs penalties clarified (16 Apr 2012)
Trans-Tasman Champions League Postponed
This is solely a financial decision. The AIHL requires more time to raise funds for the two teams travelling to New Zealand.(04 Mar 2013)
New coach for champion Melbourne Ice
AIHL champion Melbourne Ice announces Alexander "Sandy" Gardner as the 2013 Head Coach. He was former Head Coach Paul Watson assistant in last three years.
"For us it is first of all look in your backyard. Melbourne Ice believe very strongly in supporting the local hockey community. Australian coached need an opportunity to coach at this level and develop their skills so that they have a potential opportunity to coach Australia." said Melbourne Ice former President Andrew Lamrock.
Mr. Lamrock also announces import Jason Baclig is completing permanent residency process: "In the case of Jason Baclig, his manifest for permanent residency is currently being prepared for processing. So Jason Baclig will start next season as a local."
Melbourne Mustangs hire new coach
Brad Vigon has been appointed as new Melbourne Mustangs head coach and will lead the team into their third Australian Ice Hockey League season. Vigon spent last two season as double champion Melbourne Ice assistant coach. Mark Connolly will be the assistant coach(24 Dec 2012)
AIHL game abandoned
Sunday night's Australian AIHL game Gold Coast Blue Tongues - Melbourne Ice was abandoned due to unsafe ice conditions. A decision is yet to be made as to what the outcome of this may be.(03 Jun 2012)
Bill Wilkinson moves to Australia
Canadian coach Bill Wilkinson, 65, has accepted a coaching job with the Melbourne Mustangs of the AIHL in Australia. Wilkinson has been coaching C.H. Jaca in Spain in last three season winning three consecutive championships.(26 Apr 2012)
Matt Ezzy announces retirement
Newcastle North Stars and Australia goalie Matthew Ezzy announces his retirement due to work's commitments. "I recently finished my training as a commercial pilot, and I'm likely to start my career in the more remote areas of Australia." - said Ezzy - ""I have to get out there and get my career off the ground."
Ezzy, 28, was elected 4 times Best AIHL goalie and 3 times Best Goaltender at IHWC Div. II.
"Hopefully in a couple of years I'll be able to return to Newcasle and play again." completes Ezzy.
2011 AIHL final teams decided
Melbourne Ice and Newcastle North Stars qualified for tomorrow's AIHL final.(03 Sep 2011)
End of career for Newcastle top players
(31 Aug 2011)
AIHL semi final draw
The AIHL regular season ended today.
The semi finals pairings will be: Melbourne Ice v Adelaide Adrenaline and Newcastle North Stars v Sydney Ice Dogs.(28 Aug 2011)
Ice on top(15 Aug 2011)
- Youngest player: Todd Graham (15 years)
- Oldest player: Alan Becken (41 years)
- Shortest player: Steven Deans (167 cm)
- Tallest player: Ryan Clauson (199 cm)
- Nationalities: Australia (139), Canada (51), Czech Republic (1), Finland (5), Great Britain (1), (4), The Netherlands (1), Romania (1), Slovakia (2), Sweden (1), USA (6)