The Thunder’s newest signing, goaltender Mark Guggenberger debuts for club tonight in their game against the Melbourne Mustangs. Guggenberger is the teams fourth goaltender to start this season following Di Salvo, Wilkinson and McCann.
In light of the recent mentions of Ethan Cornford and Jeremy Brown we have compiled a list of Australians who have signed with a club overseas for the current 2014-15 season. The information is based of Elite Prospects website and may or may not be complete:
The Melbourne Mustangs have won the 2014 Goodall Cup final after defeating the Melbourne Ice 6-1 today at the Medibank Icehouse. The win earns the Mustangs their first Goodall Cup who also won the H Newman Reid Trophy this season after finishing first in the regular season.
Melbourne Ice 1 – 6 Melbourne Mustangs (15:00, 31 August 2014, Medibank Icehouse). Game Card
The 2014 individual awards were also announced today with the Mustangs and Sydney Ice Dogs winning two of the awards each and the Ice and CBR Brave taking home one apiece.
The Adelaide Adrenaline’s Niko Suoraniemi, the Mustangs’ Jack Wolgemuth and Newcastle North Stars John Kennedy have been named as the nominees for the 2014 AIHL Defenceman of the Year Award.
The Melbourne Ice’s Jeremy Brown, the Thunder’s Jamie Woodman and the North Stars’ Hayden Sheard have been named as the nominees for the 2014 AIHL Rookie of the Year Award.
The Sydney Bears’ held their 2014 Team Awards night yesterday. Ben DiMarco won the most valuable player award, Sean Hamilton Steen was named the Best Forward, Spencer Austin the Best Defenceman, Jarrod Smith the Rookie of the Year and Daniel Palmkvist won the Chad Martin Award for Impact Player of the Year