The 2019 Trans-Tasman Challenge presented by Queenstown Resort College, concluded Saturday night between the New Zealand Ice Blacks and the Australia Mighty Roos. After an exciting weekend of hard-hitting, high-flying ice hockey at Queenstown Ice Arena, it's New Zealand who come away Challenge victors. This is the first time New Zealand has ever won back-to-back hockey titles over Australia, so despite losing the final game, the kiwi squad was all smiles on their way out of the venue.
The New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation is pleased to announce the Head Coach and General Manager appointments for the following positions for the 2020/2021 National Team campaigns:
The curtain has fallen on the opening contest of the 2019 Trans-Tasman Challenge and the hometown crowd couldn't be happier. The defending champion New Zealand Ice Blacks were up to the task, taking Game 1 with a final score of 6-4.
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