American Hockey League

Walker signs with the St. Louis Blues

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.

For more information see:
announcement from the St. Louis Blues
article from Nine’s Wide World of Sports

Brave sign Riley

The CBR Brave have announced the signing of Conor Riley for the remainder of the 2019 season. Riley spent the majority of the 2018-19 playing in the ECHL for the Adironack Thunder and also played two brief stints in the American Hockey League on loan for the Binghamton Devils and Providence Bruins. In his ECHL season for the Thunder Riley recorded 35 points from 58 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

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.

News round-up

Not much happening this week but here are some highlights:

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