Sydney Ice Dogs

AIHL news: 11 June 2018

Sydney Ice Dogs
– Defenceman Nathan Chiarlitti has left the club mid-season in order to return to Canada to begin his masters degree. Chiarlitti played nine games for the Ice Dogs, scoring 16 points which included five goals. For more information see the announcement from the club
– Belgian forward Bryan Kolodziejczyk is expected to recover from a broken wrist and join the club soon. Kolodziejczyk broke his wrist while playing for Belgium in the IIHF World Championship Division II Group B tournament but arrived in the country in May.

AIHL news: 16 May 2018

CBR Brave
Peter Chamberlain has announced that he will step aside Chairman of the Brave until further notice. The move comes after an incident, now dubbed the “bincident”, at the game between the Brave and Sydney Bears at the Macquarie Ice Rink on 12 May. For more information regarding the incident have a listen to Episode 11 of The Fifth Liners Podcast and see the statement from the Brave released yesterday.

Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have released pictures of their alternate jerseys designed by Cheapskate Hockey. The jerseys will be worn at their home game on 23 June against the Melbourne Ice. For more information see the pictures on the Ice Dogs Facebook page.

AIHL news: 20 April 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– New signing: Adam Piett. Position: Defence. More information.

Melbourne Ice
– New staff: Peter Ekroth. Takes on the position of head coach replacing Charles Franzén who was in the position during the 2017 season. More information.
– Staff changes: Charles Franzén. Moves from the head coach position to Director of Coaching and Player Development. More information.

Newcastle Northstars
– Staff changes: Garry Doré, Ray Sheffield, Joey Theriault will share the coaching duties after the parting ways with former head coach Andrew Petrie in October 2017. Doré remains as the general manager and previously coached from 2012 to 2014. Sheffield and Theriault have been an assistant coaches for the past two seasons. More information.

Sydney Bears
– New signing: Michael Burns. Position: Forward. More information.
– New signing: Chad Smith. Position: Forward. 2017-18: Fife Flyers (EIHL) – 50 games, 1 point, Kirkcaldy Kestrels (SNL) – 8 games, 14 points. More information.

Sydney Ice Dogs
– New signing: Curtis Skip. Position: Goaltender. 2017-18: University of Alberta-Augustana (CCAA). More information.
– New sponsor: The Ranch Hotel. Official post game venue for 2018. Replaces TGI Fridays Macquarie Centre which was the clubs venue in 2017. More information.

AIHL news: 18 April 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– New signing: Sebastian Andersson. Position: Goaltender. 2017-18: Hammarby IF (Hockeyettan) – 17 games, 0.907 save percentage. More information

CBR Brave
– New team staff: Johan Steenberg. Takes on the roles of Director of Player Development and Player Personnel. Formerly the goaltending coach of the Melbourne Ice (2014-2017). More information

Perth Thunder
– New signing: Pier-Olivier Grandmaison. Position: Forward. 2017-18: Corsaires de Nantes (FFHG Division 1) – 34 games, 48 points

Sydney Ice Dogs
– New signing: Bryan Kolodziejczyk. Position: Forward. 2017-18: Albatros de Brest (FFHG Division 1) – 40 games, 50 points. More information
– New sponsor: Holiday Inn Express Sydney Macquarie Park. New sponsor for the 2018 season. More information
– The Ice Dogs have partnered with Cheapskate Hockey to create a line of merchandise and a third jersey. The alternative jersey will feature a redesigned bulldog logo.

Sydney Ice Dogs (2018 alternative)

AIHL news: 13 April 2018

Adelaide Adrenaline
– New signing: Harley Anderson. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Brisbane Blitz (AJIHL) – 14 games, 22 points. More information
– Re-signing: Glen Forbes-White. Position: Goaltender. Second season with the club, 1 AIHL game, 0.813 save percentage. More information.

CBR Brave
– New signing: Ainars Podzins. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) – 32 games, 20 points; Metallurg Novokuznetsk (VHL) – 13 games, 1 point. More information
– New signing: Channing Bresciani. Position: Defence. 2017-18 season: University of Manitoba (U Sports) – 24 games, 8 points. More information
– New signing: Chris Leveille. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Laval Rocket (AHL) – 6 games, 1 point; Brampton Beast (ECHL) – 64 games, 51 points. More information.
– New sponsor: The Signal Co. Wireless. New major sponsor, previously a player and post-game sponsor.

Melbourne Ice
– New signing: Dillon Lawrence. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) – 39 games, 6 points. More information

Sydney Bears
– Re-signing: Tyerell Clare. Position: Defence. Fourth season with the club, 71 AIHL games, 11 points.
– Re-signing: Adrian Esposito. Position: Forward. Fourteenth season with the club, 248 AIHL, 66 points.

Sydney Ice Dogs
– Re-signing: Strat Allen. Position: Forward. Fourth season with the club, 58 AIHL games, 67 points. More information.

Sydney Ice Dogs 2018 roster

The Sydney Ice Dogs have released the majority of their roster for the upcoming 2018 season with a few more signings to be announced at a later date.

New to the team are Nicholas Mizen (Newcastle Northstars), Jonatan Ruth (Newcastle Northstars), Aiden Sillato (Reach Rebels), Cameron Todd (Sydney Bears), Lee Turner (Penrith Raptors) and Geordie Wudrick (CBR Brave).

Goaltenders
Nicholas Mizen

Defencemen
Ilman Lee
Tomas Manco
James Marino
Shannon McGregor
Daniel Pataky

Forwards
Ellesse Carini
Billy Cliff
David Dunwoodie
Jonatan Ruth
Lachlan Schumak
Aiden Sillato
Alec Stephenson
Scott Stephenson
Todd Stephenson
Cameron Todd
Grant Toulmin
Lee Turner
Geordie Wudrick

AIHL news: 10 March 2018

Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have signed forward Geordie Wudrick for the upcoming 2018 season. Wudrick has spent the last two seasons playing for the CBR Brave and before that played a season with the Newcastle Northstars. During the AIHL off-season Wudrick has been playing for EHC Berlin Blues of the German Regionalliga. For more information see the announcement from the club

AIHL news: 6 March 2018

Sydney Ice Dogs
The Ice Dogs have announced the re-signing of forward Grant Toulmin for the upcoming season. It will be Toulmin’s third year in the AIHL having first joined the Ice Dogs in 2016. In his 48 games in the AIHL Toulmin has recorded 37 goals and 36 assists for a total of 73 points. For more information see the announcement from the club

AIHL news: 13 February 2018

Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have announced the signing of forward Cameron Todd for the upcoming 2018 season. Todd has spent the last five seasons playing for the Sydney Bears where he has recorded 82 points in 91 games. He is also into his second season for the University of Jamestown of the American Collegiate Hockey Association. For more information see the announcement from the club.