Home Sweet Home – Sydney Ice Dogs at Melbourne Ice, 5/5/13

It’s weird, y’know. Here in Melbourne, we are spoilt for choice with hockey at various levels. The Ice are three-time reigning AIHL champions, and the Women’s team have just secured their second Joan McKowen trophy in the AWIHL. We had the introduction of the Australian Junior Ice Hockey League, which was won by the Sydney Maple Leafs in a tense shoot-out over the Melbourne Red Wings. Add to that all of the state-league teams run by Ice Hockey Victoria, and it is a rare weekend I spend away from an ice rink.
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The Dashing Gordon – Melbourne Ice @ Perth Thunder 27/04-28/4

(Re: the title of this post–my childhood was plagued by Scottish dance lessons and if I had to suffer, so do you.)

WELP. That happened

WELP. That happened.

On Saturday and Sunday of this weekend, the Melbourne Ice played the Perth Thunder. The Thunder were missing some imports who hadn’t made it for the start of the season, and the Ice were missing national players Lliam Webster, Tommy Powell and Todd Graham, as well as primary goaltender Dahlen Phillips, who had a family commitment.

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