AIHL: Ice on fire, and some loud noise

Mustangs Jamie Bourke goes on attack v the Ice (photo: Davis Harrigan)

Mustangs Jamie Bourke goes on attack v the Ice (photo: Davis Harrigan)

At the Medibank Icehouse on Saturday, May 10, I witnessed what was quite easily the best game of ice hockey I have ever watched – albeit from a handful of matches.

The Melbourne Ice and Melbourne Mustangs – perhaps the two strongest teams in the competition – took full flight in front of a capacity crowd.  Continue reading

Ice Hockey: Mustangs have orange in their blood for 2014

Mustangs v Ice, 2013 (photo: M. Lyons/Triple M online)

Mustangs v Ice, 2013 (photo: M. Lyons/Triple M online)

Last year, the Melbourne Mustangs missed out on finals only at the final hurdle – but the 5th place finished always said bigger and better things were to come.

Ice hockey is still a growing sport in Melbourne, but each year it does so more rapidly.  Major sponsor and now naming rights partner for the team MOAT has done such a fantastic job over the last six months in revamping the “baby club”.  Continue reading

Ice Hockey: Mustangs bleed orange in the AIHL

Melbourne Mustangs logo (courtesy Melbourne Mustangs Facebook)

Melbourne Mustangs logo (courtesy Melbourne Mustangs Facebook)

The sport is rough, tough, and ultra fast. It is no holds barred if the players want to get in on a piece of the action.

If you want competitiveness, look no further than Australian Ice Hockey League club the Melbourne Mustangs.  Entering the Australian Ice Hockey League in 2011, the Mustangs have gone from strength to strength in a sport that is still relatively young in Australia. Continue reading