The Adelaide Adrenaline have announced the signing of Sami Mantere to the position of head coach. Mantere replaces Jim Fuyarchuk who resigned in October 2019. Mantere previously held the role of head coach during the 2017 season and was an assistant coach in 2018 and 2019. For more information see the announcement from the club.
The Australian Ice Hockey League have released the schedule for the upcoming 2020 season. The regular season will start on 18 April and run through to 23 August followed by the playoffs weekend on 29 and 30 August at a location to be announced. The league also announced that the All-Star Game has been removed from the 2020 schedule following a request to allow more rest for the teams. A round of the 2020 season will also be dedicated to firefighters to help raise money for the Rural Fire Services and to the Red Cross.
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.