A Good Ol’ Fashion Dogfight

A meeting between the 2013 Australian Ice Hockey Leagues grand finalists, is always a much anticipated affair but season 2014 has thrown up some irregularities. The Sydney Ice Dogs and Newcastle North Stars were both sitting in the bottom half of the Goodall Cup leaderboard, something fans just aren’t used the seeing. It would always […]

Anton Kokkonen Joins The Brave

CBR Brave would like to introduce Anton Kokkonen to the team. Twenty-four year old Kokkonen has just finished his season with Tuto in the Finnish Mestis league, the second highest league in Finland. In a tough season of the competition, Tuto finished first in the regular season but fell just short of the gold medal […]

Pucker Up Podcast Episode 2

Pucker Up returns for its second episode. Chris Meister is joined this week by Melbourne Ice writer Ian Douglas to discuss the opening round of the 2014 AIHL season, the NHL playoff which are kicking off this week, and look ahead to the week ahead in the AIHL. Please let us know if you have […]

Hard to Bear for the North Stars

The opening weekend of the 2014 Australian Ice Hockey Season is a special weekend for fans of the ice hockey. The Newcastle North Stars returned home to Hunter Ice Skating Stadium after a successful trip to the nations capital the previous night. The Sydney Bears were ready for their first game of the AIHL season […]

The big day has arrived for CBR Brave

As the mist settles over the ice, the sound of skates, sticks and the puck echoing throughout the building, Peter Chamberlain stands on the bench looking out over the legacy he has helped create.  With a smile partially showing, eyes focused and a tap of his foot, the excitement is building. The stage is set, […]

CBR Brave names their youngest imports

What started out as a round the world trip, turned into a longer stay in Australia for CBR Brave’s two youngest imports for the 2014 AIHL season. Twenty-one year old Cory Wilkie and nineteen year old Derek Walker grew up together in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They met at a private hockey school at a young […]

Pucker Up AIHL Podcast Episode 1

The first episode of  HSN’s new AIHL podcast, “Pucker Up”  is here   Hockey Editor Chris Meister is joined by CBR Brave writer Julian Hall to discuss many topics, including the resurrection of the Canberra franchise as the CBR Brave following the demise of the Canberra Knights, our ladder predictions, a preview of this week’s […]

CBR Brave keeping the bar high.

CBR Brave this morning released their second promotional video in conjunction with the release of the online ticketing system. The new promo video comes off the back of the membership launch and video a few weeks ago. This second high quality release, easily up with the best you will find in any Australian sport, is […]

Brave Announce Next Two Imports

Mathieu Ouellette and Stephen Blunden will be joining CBR Braves offensive unit. Both have been playing for the University of Ottawa for the last few seasons. Mathieu and Stephen became aware of the AIHL through a former team mate, Luc Blain, who played for the Adelaide Adrenaline in 2013. After hearing nothing but good reports […]