The Australian Ice Hockey League announced the winners of three of the six awards for the 2018 season. The Perth Thunder took out all three categories with Pier-Olivier Grandmaison named most valuable player, Landon Oslanski named defenceman of the year and Jason McMahon named rookie of the year. The league will announce the winners of the remaining three categories tomorrow.
– New team staff: Johan Steenberg. Takes on the roles of Director of Player Development and Player Personnel. Formerly the goaltending coach of the Melbourne Ice (2014-2017). More information