Lliam Webster

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Lliam Webster
Lliam Webster 2007.jpg
Lliam Webster playing for the Melbourne Ice during the 2007 AIHL season.
Born (1986-02-19) 19 February 1986 (age 31)
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
AIHL team
Former teams
Melbourne Ice
Aurora Tigers
Hannover Pferdeturm Towers
Selkirk Steelers
Sport
Sport U20
Thornhill Thunderbirds
National team  Australia
Playing career 2001–present

Lliam Webster (born 19 February 1986) is an Australian ice hockey player currently playing for the Melbourne Ice in the Australian Ice Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Webster first played ice hockey for the Melbourne Jets in 2001.[1] He continued to play for the Jets until the end of the 2003 season. Following the completion of the 2003 season Webster moved to Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada where he joined the Selkirk Steelers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League for the 2003-04 season. Webster played only one game for the Steelers and returned to Australia where he joined the Melbourne Ice of the Australian Ice Hockey League for the 2004 AIHL season.[1] Following the end of the 2004 season Webster returned to Canada to join the Aurora Tigers of the Ontario Junior A Hockey League. He played ten games for the Tigers before being moved to the Thornhill Thunderbirds of the same league. Webster again moved back to Australia following the end of the season to compete in his second season for the Ice.[1] For the 2005-06 season Webster joined Sport of the Finnish Mestis league and also their under-20 team which compete in the Jr. A I-divisioona league. After the end of the season Webster returned to Australia to play for the Ice in the 2006 season before returning to Finland to rejoin Sport. During the 2006-07 season Webster only played one game for sport.[1] After the end of the season he played exclusively for the Melbourne Ice before joining the Hannover Pferdeturm Towers of the German Regionalliga. He then returned to Australia to play for the Ice and was promoted as team captain for the 2010 season. For the start of the 2011 season Webster gave up the teams captaincy and was named one of the teams alternate captains[1]

Webster was first called up to represent Australia in 2001 where he joined the national under-18 team to compete at the IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championships.[2] Webster played again for the under-18 team in 2002 at the Asian Oceanic U18 Championships and in 2003 at the 2003 IIHF World U18 Championships.[3][4] In 2004 Webster joined the national senior team to compete at the Ice Hockey World Championships.[5] In 2008 he equally recorded the most goals in the Division II Group B tournament with five.[6] At the 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A tournament Webster was named the Australian alternate captain.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Webster was born on 19 February 1986 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Lliam Webster
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Ice hockey
Ice Hockey World U18 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Mexico Division III
Ice Hockey World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2005 Croatia Division II Group A
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Auckland Division II Group B
Silver medal – second place 2007 Korea Division II Group B
Gold medal – first place 2008 Australia Division II Group B
Silver medal – second place 2010 Mexico Division II Group A
Gold medal – first place 2011 Melbourne Division II Group A
Regular season and playoffs
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Selkirk Steelers MJHL 1 0 0 0 0
2004 Melbourne Ice AIHL 6 0 5 5 6
2004–05 Aurora Tigers OPJHL 10 2 0 2 18
2004–05 Thornhill Thunderbirds OPJHL 24 4 3 6 12
2005 Melbourne Ice AIHL 21 15 22 37 32
2005–06 Sport Mestis 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Sport U/20 Jr. A I-divisioona 30 17 10 27 64
2006 Melbourne Ice AIHL 23 16 19 35 92
2006–07 Sport Mestis 1 0 0 0 2
2007 Melbourne Ice AIHL 16 11 8 19 0
2008 Melbourne Ice AIHL 21 24 22 46 59 1 0 0 0 6
2008–09 Hannover Pferdeturm Towers Regionalliga 18 12 19 31 76
2009 Melbourne Ice AIHL 22 18 28 46 69 1 1 0 1 0
2010 Melbourne Ice AIHL 26 24 22 46 95
2011 Melbourne Ice AIHL 20 14 10 24 114 2 2 0 2 4
International
Year Team Comp   GP G A Pts PIM
2001 Australia U18 2001 IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championship 3 0 1 1 0
2002 Australia U18 2002 IIHF Asian Oceanic U18 Championship 5 8 10 18 12
2003 Australia U18 2003 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III Group A 3 5 4 9 4
2004 Australia 2004 IIHF World Championship Division IIA 5 3 3 6 18
2005 Australia 2005 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 5 2 1 3 8
2006 Australia U20 2006 IIHF World U20 Championship Division II Group A 5 3 2 5 30
2006 Australia 2006 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 5 1 2 3 16
2007 Australia 2007 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 4 3 0 3 10
2008 Australia 2008 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 5 5 4 9 10
2009 Australia 2009 IIHF World Championship Division I Group A 5 0 0 0 10
2010 Australia 2010 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 5 7 2 9 12
2011 Australia 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 4 4 3 7 2
2012 Australia 2012 IIHF World Championship Division I Group B 5 2 2 4 2

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