NZIHL Implement Changes For 2013

This week, the NZIHL announced some exciting changes ahead of the 2013 season via their Twitter account which will greatly benefit the sport in both New Zealand and Australia.  Andrew Hewitt with more.     Following the New Zealand Ice Hockey League’s (NZIHL) AGM in February, there have been some changes to the structure of […]

TTCL Scrubbed For 2013

Hewitt Sports Network can reveal that the Trans Tasman Champions League (TTCL) will  not take place in 2013.  Andrew Hewitt reports.     After a successful tournament in 2012, the Trans Tasman Champions League (TTCL) will not be staged in 2013.  The tournament was designed to showcase the best talent form both the Australian Ice Hockey League […]

NZIHL release 2013 schedule

The New Zealand Ice Hockey League has released their schedule ahead of the upcoming 2013 season.  Andrew Hewitt takes a look at the road to the Birgel Cup.     On Friday afternoon, the NZIHL announced via a Media Release their schedule for the upcoming 2013 season which includes the race for the Birgel Cup, […]

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 […]

Expect unique match ups

On the 22nd of September, Alpine Ice in Christchurch will play host to the 2012 Skate of Origin, where teams representing the North and South Islands will compete for the Glass Shield.  Claire Ziegler with more. This competition has traditionally been a close affair, although the North has come away the victors in all three […]

Between The Pipes – 14/09/12

  Andrew and Xavier talk to Jez Brown from Slapshot Productions and NZIHL for an insight into last weeks NZIHL Grand Final. They also talk about HSN’s latest expansion as they prepare to tackle the Australian Baseball League and also discuss the upcoming deadline for CBA negotiations in the NHL.  

NZIHL Grand Final Preview :: Southern Stampede v Canterbury Red Devils

  VENUE & DATE: Queenstown Ice Arena, Queenstown New Zealand, Saturday 8th September, 2012 @ 7pm LAST TIME: 26/08/2012: Stampede 6 def Red Devils 2 at Alpine Ice, Christchurch WHAT’S WHAT: This is it. The pinnacle of hockey in New Zealand.  The Birgel Cup is what every player in the NZIHL dreams about and the day when it […]

NZIHL Final online

In a press release from the NZIHL, it has been officially announced that the Grand Final for New Zealand’s national league will be streamed live online.  Andrew Hewitt with more.     The NZIHL Grand Final that will be played between the Canterbury Red Devils and the Southern Stampede is sure to be one of […]