– Goaltender Jaden Pine-Murphy has left the club after six seasons. Pine-Murphy played backup to Michael James during the first few rounds of the 2018 season and received only 20 minutes in the Ice’s season opener against the Adelaide Adrenaline. Michael Breedveld replaces Pine-Murphy as the backup goaltender while the Ice wait for James Downie to arrive from the United States.
– New signing: Nikita Kolesnikovs. Position: Defence. 2017-18: Edinburgh Capitals ( EIHL) – 22 games, 9 points, KS Cracovia ( PHL) – 15 games, 4 points.
– The Northstars have announced the signing of American forward Joseph Harcharik for the 2017 season. Harcharik has spent the 2016-17 season playing for the Fayetteville FireAntz of the Southern Professional Ice Hockey League where he recorded 39 points in 53 games. Harcharik returns for his second season in the AIHL, previously playing for the Sydney Bears during the 2015 season. For more information see the announcement from the club.
Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have announced the re-signing of Canadian forward Grant Toulmin for the upcoming season. Toulmin competed in 21 games for the Ice Dogs last season, recording 15 goals and 16 assists. During the AIHL offseason Toulmin has competed in the Polska Hokej Liga for GKS Katowice and Orlik Opole before moving to the MOL Liga to play for DVTK Jegesmedvék. For more information see the announcement from the club.
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April 7, 2017
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