2021

August 6, 2021

Stinger Beezley appointed Botany Swarm Team Mascot

The Botany Swarm warmly welcomes Stinger Beezley – also know as “Stinger” to the 2021 team. Stinger has been appointed as Botany Swarm Team Mascot and is very pleased to have officially been named this week after the team management received over 100 public submissions. Before […]
August 1, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Canterbury Red Devils Game Report: Sunday 1 August 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The Swarm took an early lead on an unassisted goal from Kyle Jonsson, and doubled that near the end of the period, as Robin Vortanov scored with the assist from Stephen Mawson. The Swarm have also had a few […]
July 31, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Canterbury Red Devils Game Report: Saturday 31 July 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The Devils were first on the board, converting off the rush as Jacob Carey crashed the net to put the home side ahead, but the Swarm fought back and were rewarded shortly thereafter with a blistering shot from Alexandr […]
July 30, 2021

Name the Mascot Competition

WE WANT YOUR HELP! Suggest a name for our new Botany Swarm mascot and be in the draw to win a family pass to any of the final Auckland home games for the remainder of the 2021 New Zealand Ice Hockey League regular season. Rules are: […]
July 25, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- West Auckland Admirals Game Report: Sunday 25 July 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The two teams traded power play chances to no avail early in the period, but back and forth play saw no change in the scoreline until late in the first when Michael Attwell scored to give the Swarm a […]
July 24, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- West Auckland Admirals Game Report: Saturday 24 July 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler First Period There was plenty of back and forth action in the opening twenty minutes of this game, with each side getting their chances. Unfortunately, the Swarm got themselves into some penalty trouble and gave up a powerplay goal on what […]
July 11, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Canterbury Red Devils Game Report: Sunday 11 July 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler First Period The Red Devils scored early again, Apps converting on a 2-on-1 as one of the back checkers caught an edge. They followed this up with a powerplay goal for Eaden in the last few seconds of one penalty, and […]
July 11, 2021

Botany Swarm Milestone Game – Kyle Jonsson #100

Congratulations to Kyle Jonsson on achieving his 100th game for Botany Swarm. The match-up against the Canterbury Red Devils at The Hive on Sunday 11 July marked Kyle Jonsson’s 100th NZIHL game.   Kyle made his debut in the league as a 17-year-old in 2013. Now […]
July 10, 2021

Botany Swarm -vs- Canterbury Red Devils Game Report: Saturday 10 July 2021

Game Report by Claire Ziegler First Period While the Swarm seemed to have the best chances in the opening minutes, the Devils took an early lead, scoring two quick goals as the Swarm battled a few miscues in their own zone and gave up a dangerous […]