Nathan Walker has signed a two year two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues ahead of the 2019-20 season. In the 2018-19 season Walker played 67 games for the Hershey Bears in the American Hockey League, picking up 44 points, and three games for the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League, picking up one point.
The Advertiser is reporting that plans for the new ice rink in Elizabeth, South Australia have been shelved by the Playford Council. The move follows a report which warned of ratepayers being exposed to large financial risks. For more information see the article from The Advertiser.
The ACT government have released an options report for a new ice sports facility with the expression of interest process expected to begin next year.
iceHQ, a new ice arena in Victoria, is set to open tomorrow. The arena is located in the suburb of Reservoir and will be the third for the state after the O’Brien Group Arena and Oakleigh’s Olympic Ice Skating Centre. iceHQ’s ice sheet is 60 metres x 26 metres and the arena has a combined seating and standing capacity of 500. For more information see their For more information see the Facebook page
Australian ice hockey news website HockeyDownUnder have announced that they have ceased operations effective immediately. The website cited “numerous road-blocks” in producing content as the reason for the decision. Site founder, Stats Man, will however continue his online presence via Twitter. For more information see the announcement.
After just two games in the ECHL Nathan Walker has been recalled to the Hershey Bears. During his two games for the South Carolina Stingrays Walker recorded two points which included a game winning goal and earned him third-star honours.
For more information read the press release from the Hershey Bears.