Stuart Denman

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Stuart Denman
Born (1974-09-01) 1 September 1974 (age 40)
Shoreham-by-Sea, UK
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
AIHL team Melbourne Ice
National team  Australia
Playing career 2003–present

Stuart Denman (born 1 September 1974) is an Australian ice hockey player currently playing for the Melbourne Ice in the Australian Ice Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Denman first played ice hockey in 2003 for the Melbourne Ice of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL).[1] He has continued to play for the Ice and is currently playing in the 2011 AIHL season, which is his ninth season with the team.[1] In 2010 the Denman won his first Goodall Cup championship with the Ice after defeating the Adelaide Adrenaline in the final.[2]

Denman was first called up to represent Australia in 2005 where he joined the national senior team to compete in the 2005 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament.[3] Deman finished the tournament with the best save percentage and goals against average.[4] In 2011 Denman represented Australia for the sixth time during the 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament.[1] He dressed for all four games but didn't play any minutes on the ice as the Australian team opted to play Matthew Ezzy in all of their games.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Denman was born on 1 September 1974 in Shoreham-by-Sea, England.[1] He works full time in IT. Denman is married and has two children, Ewan and Abby and lives in Olinda, Victoria, Australia.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Stuart Denman
Medal record
Competitor for  Australia
Ice hockey
Ice Hockey World Championships
Silver 2005 Zagreb Division II Group A
Bronze 2006 Auckland Division II Group B
Silver 2007 Seoul Division II Group B
Gold 2008 Newcastle Division II Group B
Gold 2011 Melbourne Division II Group A
Regular season and playoffs
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP GAA SV% GP GAA SV%
2003 Melbourne Ice AIHL 3 5.00 83.2
2004 Melbourne Ice AIHL 18 3.83 86.5
2005 Melbourne Ice AIHL 23 4.14 84.8
2006 Melbourne Ice AIHL 22 2.95 87.9
2007 Melbourne Ice AIHL 23 2.91 87.5
2008 Melbourne Ice AIHL 21 3.20 85.0 1 1.96 92.6
2009 Melbourne Ice AIHL 22 3.03 86.8
2010 Melbourne Ice AIHL 23 2.65 88.4
2011 Melbourne Ice AIHL 21 3.00 85.1 2 2.50 82.1
International
Year Team Competition GP MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2005 Australia 2005 IIHF World Championship Division IIA 3 147 1 2 0.41 97.7
2006 Australia 2006 IIHF World Championship Division IIB 2 120 4 0 2.00 88.6
2007 Australia 2007 IIHF World Championship Division IIB 1 60 2 0 2.00 89.5
2008 Australia 2008 IIHF World Championship Division IIB 1 60 2 0 2.00 88.9
2009 Australia 2009 IIHF World Championship Division IIA 3 91 15 0 9.92 81.9
2011 Australia 2011 IIHF World Championship Division IIA 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Stuart Denman". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  2. ^ "Congratulations Melbourne Ice: 2010 AIHL Champions". Lizard Insider. 5 September 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-05-30. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  3. ^ "2005 IIHF World Championship Div II Group A". International Ice Hockey Federation. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  4. ^ "Goalkeepers". International Ice Hockey Federation. 16 April 2005. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  5. ^ "Player Statistics by Team". International Ice Hockey Federation. 10 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  6. ^ Seedy, Kimberley (10 August 2009). "Olinda ice man under pressure". Free Press Leader. Archived from the original on 2011-05-30. Retrieved 2011-05-30.