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 […]

Stampede Take TKRT And Minor Premiership

Aug 27, 2012 – Sunday nights decider did not go according to plan as the Southern Stampede defeated the Canterbury Red Devils 6-2. Coming off a tough loss on Saturday, the Red Devils wanted to lock up a home final and keep the TKRT trophy in Canterbury until next season.  Unfortunately the Stampede had other […]

Pipped to the post

The Canterbury Red Devils fell 6-5 to the visiting Southern Stampede during the first home game of this weekend’s double header. Starting with a bang, the Red Devils controlled the play and the scoreboard by racing out to a 2-0 lead with goals going to Stefan Speck and Dale Harrop. The Stampede were clearly trying […]

Stampede hold destiny in their hands

Setting up a tantalising finish to the 2012 NZIHL regular season, the Southern Stampede completed a weekend sweep of the West Auckland Admirals, giving themselves the opportunity to host the Grand Final at season’s end.  Paul Harrison reports.     The Sunday night rematch between the Avondale Admirals and the Southern Stampede started on a […]

Stampede roll on over Admirals

Saturday’s game between the Admirals and Stampede saw both teams scrambling for a final berth in the NZIHL final. Paul Harrison with more.     With the Canterbury Red Devils booking a finals spot and the Botany Swarm fading from contention, the season has come down to a numbers battle between the Admirals, the Stampede […]

Stampede charge towards finals

The final Swarm vs Stampede match of the year was a white-knuckle affair, with the Swarm taking an early lead, and a tie game that came down to the last few minutes before the Stampede were able to break the deadlock and win the game, 3-2. The Swarm came into the game with something to […]

Stampede end Swarm’s run, rise to 3rd

It was a rough night for the Botany Swarm down in Queenstown on Friday, as the Southern Stampede kicked off their last weekend games at home with a thumping 9-3 final score. Claire Ziegler reports. The Stampede were first on the board for both penalties and goals, killing off a minor midway through the first […]

Stampede run over Thunder

The Stampede exacted some revenge and completed the double-header against the Thunder winning 6-2. The Thunder outshot the Stampede 50-36, the difference was the Stampede converted on their opportunities, whereas the Thunder could not. Aaron Bryant reports. The Stampede opened the scoring through Michael Weber who flicked the puck over a diving Rick Parry who […]