ECHL

Northstars sign Phillips and Simpson

The AIHL Podcast have announced two new import signings for the Newcastle Northstars – defenceman Trey Phillips and forward Luke Simpson.

Phillips spent the 2018-19 season playing in the ECHL for the Jacksonville IceMen and Fort Wayne Komets where he recorded eleven points from 42 games. Simpson started his 2018-19 season off with Mount Royal University in the U Sports system before signing with the Lacombe Generals of Allan Cup Hockey West.

Both players are expected to arrive on 6 June. For more information see the Episode 8 of the AIHL Podcast.

Brave sign Gabrielle

Inadvertently announced by the AIHL on the Team North All-Star roster, the CBR Brave have signed Canadian forward Jesse Gabrielle for the remainder of the 2019 season. Gabrielle spent the 2018-19 season playing in the ECHL for the Atlanta Gladiators and Wichita Thunder where he recorded 21 points in 36 games.

Brave sign Mayea

The CBR Brave have announced the signing of Canadian defenceman Tyler Mayea for the 2019 season. Mayea spent the 2018-19 season playing for Ontario Tech University in the U Sports system and the Newfoundland Growlers of the ECHL. Mayea recorded 18 points from 30 games for Ontario Tech University before signing with the Growlers. In the ECHL he played eight games, recording two points and a -5 plus/minus, before being released by the Growlers. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Ice sign Schwartz

The Melbourne Ice have announced the signing of Canadian forward Jesse Schwartz for the 2019 season. Schwartz has spent the majority of his 2018-19 season playing for the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs of the Southern Professional Hockey League where he currently has 19 points from 31 games. He also had a brief two game stint on loan to the Brampton Beast of the ECHL during the season. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Mustangs sign Fullerton and Isackson

The Melbourne Mustangs have announced the signing of goaltender Travis Fullerton and forward Christian Isackson for the upcoming 2019 season. Fullerton has spent the 2018-19 season playing for the Guildford Flames in the Elite Ice Hockey League where he currently has a 0.908 save percentage from 22 games. Isackson started the 2018-19 season playing for the Wheeling Nailers in the ECHL before being released after one game.

In other news the Mustangs have signed on Isuzu Australia as a sponsor for the 2019 season.

Ice Dogs sign Bartus

The Sydney Ice Dogs have announced the signed of American goaltender Garrett Bartus for the 2019 season. Bartus has spent the 2018-19 season playing for the Greenville Swamp Rabbits in the ECHL where he currently has a save percentage of 0.891 from 22 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.

AIHL news: 21 June 2018

CBR Brave
– New sponsor: All Sports Mouth Guards. More information

Newcastle Northstars
– New signing: Sammy Banga. Position: Forward. 2017-18: Norfolk Admirals (ECHL) – 2 games, 0 points, Brock University (U Sports) – 28 games, 14 points. More information