Nicholas Mizen

North Stars sign Smart, drop Davis

The Newcastle North Stars have announced the signing of goaltender Charlie Smart for the upcoming 2017 season. Smart spent last season playing for the Sydney Ice Dogs and has been playing for the Bozeman Icedogs of the North American 3 Hockey League in the offseason. The signing of Smart comes after last seasons starting goaltender Dayne Davis declined to re-sign citing interest from other clubs. Smart joins Nicholas Mizen on the roster. Mizen played five games last season for the North Stars and has been playing for the Steele County Blades of the United States Premier Hockey League’s Elite Division during the offseason. For more information see the announcement from the club.

Australia U18 Final Roster Released

The IIHF have released the final team roster for the Australian men’s under-18 national team for the 2014 IIHF U18 Championship Division III Group A tournament being held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Ten players will be making their debut for the team, Ted Fabijan, Mitchell Henning, Riley Major, Remy McGuiness, Nicholas Mizen, Ryan Smith, Corey Stringer, Tynan Theobald, Kieren Webster, Luke Zvonicek. The tournament starts today with Australia’s first game against Chinese Taipei.

For more information see the IIHF website.

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