The Perth Thunder have announced via their first newsletter of 2014 the signing of American defenceman Corey Toy. Toy has spent the last two seasons playing for the Fayetteville FireAntz in the Southern Professional Hockey League and prior to that played for the Greenville Road Warriors in the ECHL and the Arizona Sundogs in the Central Hockey League. Toy is set to arrive on Monday and is expected to start training with the team on Tuesday.
The team also announced that they will be holding an inter-squad warm up match on 19 April at the Perth Ice Arena and that former gold level sponsor, C.D. Dodd Scrap Metal Recyclers have now become a platinum level sponsor. C.D. Dodd join Goodlife Health Clubs who also signed on with the club as a platinum level sponsor for the 2014 season.