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