AIHL run to the playoffs

‘I can’t help but feel that we are in for a stellar year in the AIHL in 2014.’ How true that opening statement from my pre-season report has proven to be! In that article, I gave my thoughts on how I thought the 2014 season would pan out. Now in early July, with the Australian […]

Fortune has followed the Brave

The Canberra Brave traveled north once again to take on the Newcastle North Stars with both teams finding form in last weekends Australian Ice Hockey League matches.   Both teams looked confident during the warm ups however it was the Newcastle crowd who felt that the first home win for the year was on the […]

Bears escape the woods

The Sydney Bears’ flight home will be a happy one. But they were made to work for it. The third-placed Sydney-based club had to withstand the pressure of the Thunder, who remain anchored to the bottom of the AIHL table. The Bears were looking to cap off their road trip to Perth with their second […]

AIHL Wrap: a journey begins with a single step

Confucius said “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”, a sentiment not lost after the first week of the 2104 Australian Ice Hockey League season. After much anticipation, the AIHL family finally made the transition from off-season hype to on ice action.  With pundits making predictions and teams shooting warning shot […]

All home CBR Brave games to be streamed live

Yet another big step forward has been made by CBR Brave management.  “We are extremely excited to announce our broadcast partnership with Ascension Sports and Host Works to bring you every home game live online.” – Peter Chamberlain, CBR Brave Chairman. In a ground breaking deal with Ascension Sports and Host Works, all games out […]

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 […]