The full rosters for the 2016 AIHL All-Star Weekend presented by APA Group are available now. The weekend will feature the most talented group of players ever assembled in Australia and will include locals as well as imports.
Each team is comprised of two goalies, eight forwards, and six defencemen for a total of sixteen players. Perennial goal scorers, Mike Schlamp and Matt Armstrong, are back again to captain the sides. The thirty-four players were selected by the Australian Ice Hockey League Commission with assistance from team governors.
The All-Star Weekend takes place June 11th-12th at Penrith Ice Palace. AIHL stars will compete in a series of skills competitions -Breakaway Challenge, Fastest Skater, Elimination Shootout, Hardest Shot, Shooting Accuracy, Stickhandling, Goalie Race- and an All-Star Game. On June 12th, players will also compete for $21 000 in prize money, the most in league history!