Jim Fuyarchuk has announced his resignation as head coach of the Adelaide Adrenaline after two seasons. Fuyarchuk joined the Adrenaline in 2018 and finishes with a record of five wins from 56 games, the club finishing both regular seasons in last place. For more information see the announcement on the Adelaide Adrenaline Facebook page
The Adelaide Adrenaline held their 2019 Club Awards on 31 August. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– Most Valuable Player: Jake Riley
– Top Scorer: Ales Kratoska
– Top Defenceman: Zach Boyle and Marcel McGuiness
– Top Forward: Jake Riley
– Rising Star: Glen Forbes-White
– Rookie of the Year: Andrew Chen
– Fan’s Choice: Glen Forbes-White
– Volunteer of the Year: Andrew Draper
– President’s Award: Jason Geyer
The Adelaide Adrenaline have announced that goaltender Jesse Gordichuk has left the club in order to return home for surgery. Gordichuk played 17 games for the club, finishing with a save percentage of 0.869 and a goals against average of 6.06. For more information see the announcement from the club.
The Adelaide Adrenaline and beer sponsor Big Shed Brewing Concern have announced the release of Puck Yeah Pale Ale, the official beer of the Adelaide Adrenaline. Puck Yeah is an American pale ale previously under the name of F-Yeah American Pale Ale. For more information see the announcement from the club
Defenceman Adam Wise made his debut for the Adelaide Adrenaline in todays game against the Melbourne Ice at the Adelaide Ice Arena. Wise started his 2019 season playing for the Adelaide Falcons in the South Australian Premier League where he currently has five assists from eight games.
The Fifth Liners Podcast have announced that the Adrenaline have signed forward Benjamin Gavoille for the 2019 season. Gavoille, a French born New Zealand resident, played last season with the Dunedin Thunder in the New Zealand Ice Hockey League where he recorded 20 points in 17 games. In 2019 Gavoille represented New Zealand for the first time of the World Championships where he recorded three points in five games in the Division II Group B tournament. For more information see episode 37 of the podcast.
The Adelaide Adrenaline have announced the signing of defenceman Andrew Zolotarev for 2019. Zolotarev spent 2018 playing in the South Australian Premier League for the Adelaide Falcons where he picked up nine points from 15 games. He debuted in the AIHL in 2007 for the Adelaide Avalanche and has played a total of eight seasons, all in Adelaide. Zolotarev has played a total of 100 games in the league and recorded 16 points. For more information see the announcement from the club.