The Northstars held their 2018 awards night on 22 August.
– Most Valuable Player: Nick Rivait
– Tony Huntley Award for Best Australian Player: Patrick Nadin
– Most Dedicated: Robert Malloy
– Most Improved: Shane Southwood
– Best Defensive Player: Nick Rivait
– Coaches’ Award: Joe Harcharik
– Forward Joe Harcharik has re-signed with the Northstars for the upcoming 2018 season. During the off-season Harcharik has been playin for HC Neumarkt-Egna in the Alps Hockey League where he currently has 21 points from 23 games. For more information see the announcement from the club
– The Bears have announced the re-signing of defenceman Ryan Annesley for the 2018 season. Annesley played in only eleven games last season before an injury forced him off the ice and onto the coaches bench as an assistant. He first joined the Bears in 2016 and has recorded 21 points from 30 games.
The Newcastle Northstars held their 2017 Players Awards yesterday.
– Most Valuable Player: Joe Harcharik
– Best Defensive Player: Robert Malloy
– Tony Huntley Memorial Award for best Australian player: Mat Lindsay
– Coaches’ Award: David Ferrari
– Most Dedicated: Charlie Smart
– Most Improved: Liam Manwarring