South rise again

The Skate of Origin was played on Saturday afternoon at Alpine Ice in Christchurch with the best non imports of the NZIHL going head to head.  For the first time ever the Bauer South Stars won the Glass Family Shield, beating the Easton North Stars 5-3.  Andrew Hewitt with more.   More than just an […]

Admirals Swat Swarm

It was another cracker of a game to close out the NZIHL 2012 regular season, with the West Auckland Admirals taking the eventual victory, 6-4 over the Botany Swarm.     Despite both teams playing with shorter benches after injuries and losing men as a result of match penalties assessed on the Sunday night, Monday’s […]

Devils Scrape Past Swarm In Overtime

The Canterbury Red Devils narrowly defeated the Botany Swarm in their third match-up of the season tonight, in a nail-biting game that went to overtime, and provided plenty of drama on and off the ice. The first period was highly physical, with big hits coming from both sides, and a lot of passion on display. […]

Admirals get the double over the Champs

Sunday nights return game saw a reinvigorated Swarm team turn out to rectify last night’s narrow 3-2 loss to the Admirals.     Despite the home venue advantage, the Swarm supporters were slightly outnumbered by the West Auckland fans, in anticipation of an exciting contest. From the drop of the puck, the Swarm were provided […]