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, […]

Chiefs happy with TTCL

Respective commissioners Günther Birgel and Tyler Lovering took time on Sunday afternoon to catch up with HSN and discuss the success of the Trans Tasman Champions League. Xavier Player has more.     A late surge on Sunday night saw the Melbourne Ice stamp their supremacy on hockey in the South Pacific, yet for two men watching […]

Between The Pipes 6/7/2012

  This week as well as their usual segments, Andrew and Xavier go over the upcoming Trans-Tasman Champions League and chat to Jez Brown from the NZIHL and Slapshot Productions. Andrew McMurtry makes his Between The Pipes debut as he chats exclusively with Nathan Walker after his NHL Draft experience.       Don’t forget […]

North Stars ready to fight for TTCL

The Newcastle North Stars head to Melbourne this weekend but they won’t be taking on the Melbourne Ice or the Melbourne Mustangs. The opponents that await the Bauer Conference leading North Stars will come in the form of 2011’s leading NZIHL teams in the Trans-Tasman Champions League.  HSN’s Craig Tonks takes a look at the […]

Melbourne Ice vs Botany Swarm :: TTCL Preview

  VENUE & DATE: Medibank Icehouse, Melbourne, Sunday 8th of July 2012 7:30pm WHAT’S WHAT: After a day of competition, all teams will know where they stand in terms of skill, ability and fitness amongst the other competing teams of the Trans-Tasman Champions League and so come Sunday, there will be nowhere to hide. The two reigning champions […]

Newcastle North Stars vs Southern Stampede :: TTCL Preview

      VENUE AND DATE: Medibank Icehouse, Melbourne, Sunday 8th of July 2012 4:30pm WHAT’S WHAT: This could easily be the fixture that decides the winner of the inaugural Trans Tasman Champions League. For this reason both sides are going to need to try and get on the board early, something which they are both capable of. […]

Botany Swarm vs Newcastle North Stars :: TTCL Preview

  VENUE & DATE: Medibank Icehouse, Melbourne, Saturday 7th of July 2012 7:30pm WHAT’S WHAT: The Trans-Tasman Champions League is something that is new to everyone and so with some adaptation tone made, the encounter between the reigning NZIHL Champion Botany Swarm and the 2011 AIHL Runners Up Newcastle North Stars should make for some great hockey. Currently […]

Thunder storm to fourth straight road victory

The Dunedin Thunder have continued their upstart form, this time beating the Stampede in back to back games to make it four wins from four attempts on the road for the first time in their history. Xavier Player has more.     Dunedin have shocked the pundits early in the season, picking up 18 points […]