NORTHSTARS FALL SHORT IN AIHL TITLE DEFENCE

The Newcastle Northstars won’t get the chance to defend their Australian Ice Hockey League title, after being hammered 6-1 by the Melbourne Mustangs over the weekend.
The visitors raced out to a four-nil lead, before Newcastle grabbed a consolation goal in the third period.
“Back door scores. Jones breaks the duck egg.”
The Northstars have won just 10 of their 25 games this season, and will round out their campaign with three straight fixtures at home.

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