AWIHL Semi-Final 1 Preview: Sydney Sirens vs Perth Inferno

The first-place Sydney Sirens will face off against the fourth-place Perth Inferno in the first semi-final of the 2020 AWIHL Playoffs. The game will be held 3:00pm AEDT Saturday, February 1, at Docklands' O'Brien Icehouse in Melbourne. The Sirens will be looking to win their second Joan McKowen trophy. The Perth Inferno, in their sophomore …

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AWIHL Game 30 Review: Perth Inferno 9 defeat Brisbane Goannas 1

In a game that was a winner-take-all matchup for the final playoff spot, the Perth Inferno defeated a depleted Brisbane Goannas team 9-1. As mentioned in the review of Saturday's game (click here for the article), Brisbane needed to add some local Western Australian players to their squad to replace those playing representative hockey and …

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Hockey Embassy Hits the Airwaves – Radio Interview with Colin Kennedy

I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on Colin Kennedy's Sunday Nights radio show on Amherst Island Radio. We talked about a variety of topics; bushfires, women's hockey, the AWIHL, and music, including The Wiggles. If you would like to listen to the edited hockey only version, here it is. Interview - Hockey …

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Melbourne Ice vs Adelaide Rush (Photo Credit Paul Furness)

AWIHL Game 29 Review: Melbourne Ice 3 defeat Adelaide Rush 2

In a stunning conclusion to both the Melbourne Ice and Adelaide Rush's regular season, Melbourne defeated Adelaide 3-2. After defeating the Rush in Saturday's game (check out the game review here), Sunday's win ensured Melbourne denied Adelaide's chance to take top spot on the AWIHL table. The Ice will face the Rush again in a …

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AWIHL Game 28 Review: Perth Inferno 4 defeat Brisbane Goannas 1

Entering today, the standings and playoff matchups could have been finalised with a Adelaide Rush regulation victory and a Brisbane Goannas victory. Instead, both home teams won; Melbourne Ice defeated Adelaide Rush 4-2 earlier in the afternoon; and Perth Inferno defeated Brisbane Goannas 4-1. The Goannas were already short-handed with some player unavailable due to …

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AWIHL Game 27 Review: Melbourne Ice 4 defeat Adelaide Rush 2

The Melbourne Ice defeated the Adelaide Rush 4-2 to ensure there was no change in the standings. Entering the game, Adelaide Rush, trailing the Sydney Sirens by two points, had the opportunity to clinch the number one overall spot in the league with a win in regulation. They will have another opportunity to do so …

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AWIHL Preview – Final Regular Season Games

This weekend brings the final four games of the AWIHL regular season and much is at stake. Here is a look at the AWIHL table heading into our final games. TeamGPWLTOWOLSOWSOLPTSRush10800110027Sirens12810111029Ice10531000117Goannas1019000003Inferno1009100001 The only team locked into their position is the third-placed Melbourne Ice. As the top-four teams make the playoffs, their playoff spot is assured. …

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Vegas Golden Knights Double Down on Stupid: Fire Head Coach Gerard Gallant, Hire Peter DeBoer

Earlier today, in a move that has the hockey world scratching their collective heads, the Vegas Golden Knights fired Head Coach Gerard Gallant, replacing him with Peter DeBoer. https://twitter.com/GoldenKnights/status/1217470677739102208 The Pacific Division is a picture of parity this season. Although Vegas is just outside of a wild card spot, they are a mere three points …

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