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ADELAIDE GENERALS 2017-18 TRYOUTS START FRIDAY 22 SEPETEMBER

The Adelaide Generals will kick off their 2017-18 Australian Junior Ice Hockey League season with a Tryout Camp starting this Friday 22nd September starting at 6:00pm. Last season the Generals won the AJIHL Championship under the guidance of head coach Neil Boyle, winning the League Championship Tournament here in Adelaide defeating the Perth Sharks in the championship game. Despite coming off the back of a national championship and having many of last years team returning, new head coach Corey Smith will keep an open mind when he hits the ice this Friday with his group of hopefuls. “I’m looking for players who can show me their heart and desire to play for the defending champions and repres

TIGERS ELIMINATE JOKERS IN TWO GAMES, MEET HAWKS IN GRAND FINAL

Senior A League - Best of Three Semi Final Series Tigers 6 - Jokers 0 Adelaide Tigers Simon Jarrad (3) and Ryan O'Handley (25) raise their sticks to signal a goal in the opening game of the Senior A League Semi Final Series against the Adelaide Jokers. [PHOTO - Ian Thurston] The Adelaide Tigers have eliminated the Adelaide Jokers in two games in the Senior A League Best of Three Finals Series played last week at Thebarton. The Tigers won the opening game 6-0 and that dominance carried over into the second game when they blanked the Green Machine again this time by a score of 2 -0. Unfortunately the Jokers were without the services of their leader and top point

TIGERS BEAT HAWKS IN SHOOTOUT MISS OUT ON MINOR PREMIERSHIP

Senior A League - Round 22 - Game 2 Tigers 3 - Blackhawks 2 - OT Shoot Out In the final Senior A League Minor Round game of the season the Adelaide Tigers defeated the Adelaide Blackhawks 3 - 2 in an overtime shootout, but the two points were not enough to give the Tigers the three points they needed to overtake the Hawks for first place and the Minor Premiership. Ryan O’Handley put the Tigers on the board with a goal before the midway point in the first period, and the Hawks’ Chris Stanton levelled the score with a goal in the last minute of the period. Both teams battled through a scoreless second period, however the game tempo was physical with referee Dave Gal handing out 20 minutes i

FALCONS SCORE EARLY AND THEN HANG ON FOR WIN OVER REDWINGS

Premier League - Grand Final - Game 1 Falcons 8 - Redwings 7 Andrew Zolotarev (17) scores the third goal for the Adelaide Falcons, against Adelaide Redwings goalie Andrew Glass (35) in Game One of the Premier League Grand Final last Saturday. [PHOTO - Ian Thurston] The Adelaide Falcons jumped out to a comfortable three goal lead after the opening period, but in the end it took a little help from the hockey gods for them to salvage a hard fought 8 - 7 win over the Adelaide Redwings in Game One of the Premier League Grand Final, last Saturday. Following an emotional semi-final win over the Tigers a week earlier, the Falcons came out firing in the opening game, their first championship app

JOKERS NIP REDWINGS TO MOVE CLOSER TO FINALS SPOT

Senior A League - Round 22 - Game 1 Jokers 2 - Redwings 1 The Adelaide Jokers have dealt the Adelaide Redwings a straight flush 2 - 1 defeat in the battle for the final playoff spot in Senior A League play Thursday night at Thebarton. Both clubs will now go to a last minor round game to decide which of the two will advance to the Finals. The Wings will need to deal a better hand at the table, with nothing short of a three point victory getting them into the finals. The much anticipated match kicked off with some good end to end play, both teams breaking out of their ends well, and goalies Jo Phillis of the Wings, and Jeremy Friederich for the Jokers making some nice saves in the opening m

FALCONS HEADING TO GRAND FINAL AFTER SEMI FINAL WIN OVER TIGERS

Premier League - Semi Final - Game 3 Falcons 6 - Tigers 3 Ales Kratoska (46) rifles home the first of two goals past Tigers' goalie Rusty Brewer in the third period of Game Three of the Premier League Semi Final, last Wednesday. [ PHOTO - Ian Thurston ] The Adelaide Falcons have broken a seven year drought and advanced to their first Grand Final since 2010 after defeating the Adelaide Tigers 6 - 3 and winning the Best of Three Premier League Semi Final Series two games to one. Falcons’ head coach John Botterill may have been left with some concerns during the first and second periods, with the Tigers holding a 2 - 1 lead going into the

MOELLER'S OVERTIME WINNER A THROWBACK TO AN EARLIER ERA

Senior C League - Round 21 - Game 1 Falcons 4 - Tigers 3 - OT Shootout It’s been a long time since Steve Moeller (pictured left with longtime Falcon Ric Dent) has bellowed the Falcons club song as a player, but he did just that after he came out of retirement and scored the winning goal in a 4 - 3 Overtime Shootout victory against the Adelaide Tigers in Senior C League action last Sunday at Thebarton. After almost a quarter of a century out of the game, the Falcons Senior C coach was called upon to dig his gear out of storage and fill in as a last minute replacement for his undermanned lineup. Little did he realise he would play such an important role in the team’s win. The Falcons jumped

FALCONS FIGHT BACK TO LEVEL SERIES WITH WIN OVER TIGERS

Premier League - Semi Final Game 2 Falcons 6 - Tigers 2 Adelaide Falcons, Cole MacMillan (6) tucks the puck upstairs over the glove of Adelaide Tigers goalie Rusty Brewer, in the third period of Game 2 of the IHSA Premier League Semi Final. [PHOTO - Ian Thurston] The Adelaide Falcons have levelled the Best of Three Premier League Semi Final Series at one game each, following a 6 - 2 win over the Adelaide Tigers in Game Two of the series played last Sunday afternoon. Czech import star Ales Kratoska returned to the lineup with a bang scoring a natural hat trick, with Cameron Critchlow, Cole MacMillan, and Quenton Tombleson adding single goals to give the John Botterill coached Falcons the v

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