– The Adrenaline have added goaltender Seb Woodlands and Czech forward Ales Kratoska to their roster for the upcoming games against the Sydney Bears and Melbourne Mustangs. Kratoska spent the 2016-17 season playing for HC Tábor in the Czech 2.liga where he recorded 23 points in 34 games. He replaces import Morgan McNeill on the roster. Woodlands, who is on loan from the Adelaide Falcons, will serve as the teams third goaltender, behind Matt Murphy and Peter King, and in place of Glen Forbes White.
– The Adrenaline have announced that the radio station 1079 Life as signed on as the club’s official media partner for 2017. The deal will include a live broadcast of at least one Adrenaline game this season as well as regular interviews with players, staff and volunteers. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– The Bears have announced that The Ranch Hotel will act as their official venue sponsor for the 2017 season.
Sydney Ice Dogs
– TGI Fridays have joined the Ice Dogs as a sponsor and their Macquarie Centre restaurant will serve as the club’s post game venue. TGI Fridays have previously sponsored the Sydney Bears and the league during the 2015 season. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– The Adrenaline have re-signed English forward Jamie Holland for the upcoming season. Holland joined the Adrenaline last season and recorded two points in eight games. For more information on Holland and the other imports see the article from the club.
Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have announced the re-signing of Canadian forward Strat Allen for the 2017 season. Allen first joined the club in 2015 and over his two seasons has recorded a total of 55 points in 39 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– Greg Oddy has announced that he has stepped down from the position of captain prior to the start of the 2017 season. Oddy held the captaincy of the Adrenaline since their formation in 2008 and also held it for two seasons for the Adelaide Avalanche from 2006 to 2007. His replacement will be named on 21 April at the Adrenaline’s jersey presentation night. For more information see the announcement from the club.