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 […]

Skate of Origin teams announced

This week the teams that will compete in the 2012 edition of the NZIHL’s annual Skate of Origin were announced.  Andrew Hewitt reports.     Skate of Origin is a one off game held at the end of each NZIHL season that is a great way to display the talents of New Zealand hockey. Similar […]