The Sydney Ice Dogs’ Strat Allen has gained his Australian permanent residency. The Canadian native has been playing as an import for the Ice Dogs since 2015. The permanent residency now allows Allen to play as a local for the club. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– New signing: Harley Anderson. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Brisbane Blitz (AJIHL) – 14 games, 22 points. More information
– Re-signing: Glen Forbes-White. Position: Goaltender. Second season with the club, 1 AIHL game, 0.813 save percentage. More information.
– New signing: Ainars Podzins. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) – 32 games, 20 points; Metallurg Novokuznetsk (VHL) – 13 games, 1 point. More information
– New signing: Channing Bresciani. Position: Defence. 2017-18 season: University of Manitoba (U Sports) – 24 games, 8 points. More information
– New signing: Chris Leveille. Position: Forward. 2017-18 season: Laval Rocket (AHL) – 6 games, 1 point; Brampton Beast (ECHL) – 64 games, 51 points. More information.
– New sponsor: The Signal Co. Wireless. New major sponsor, previously a player and post-game sponsor.
– Re-signing: Tyerell Clare. Position: Defence. Fourth season with the club, 71 AIHL games, 11 points.
– Re-signing: Adrian Esposito. Position: Forward. Fourteenth season with the club, 248 AIHL, 66 points.
– The Adrenaline have re-signed English forward Jamie Holland for the upcoming season. Holland joined the Adrenaline last season and recorded two points in eight games. For more information on Holland and the other imports see the article from the club.
– Peter Lambert has written a piece on their newly signed forward Zane Jones who joins the team from the Innisfail Eagles of the Chinook Hockey League. For more information see the article on the club website.
Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have announced the re-signing of Canadian forward Strat Allen for the 2017 season. Allen first joined the club in 2015 and over his two seasons has recorded a total of 55 points in 39 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.
Sydney Ice Dogs
– The Ice Dogs have announced the re-signing of forward Strat Allen for the upcoming 2016 season. The Canadian played in 14 games for the club last season, scoring eight goals and four assists, before his season was cut short due to injury. For more information on the signing see the announcement by the club.
- Kayne Fedor returns to the team after completing his season with the Dallas Jr. Stars in the North American 3 Hockey League. He is expected to start for the team in their game against the Perth Thunder today. For more information see the annoucement by the club.
- Tyler Grove is currently serving a one game suspension for a fighting misconduct and will miss todays game against the Thunder.
- Graham Charbonneau is serving a two game suspension for a fighting misconduct and wont be available for either of the games this weekend.
Sydney Ice Dogs
- Strat Allen is currently serving a one game suspension for a fighting misconduct and will miss todays game against the CBR Brave.
Following tonights Wilson Cup opener both the Sydney Ice Dogs and the Sydney Bears have revealed some new player signings as well as a good majority of returning players for the Sydney Bears.
New signings for the Sydney Ice Dogs:
- Kane Spence – from the ECSL’s Sting. Previously played for the Sydney Bears.
- Strat Allen – Canadian centre who has previously played for Queens University.
- Alec Stephenson – from the Sydney Bears. Previously played for the Ice Dogs in 2012 and 2013.
- Bryan Costa – from the ECSL’s Reach Rebels and the AJIHL’s Sydney Sabres.
- Ilman Lee – from the ECSL’s Blueline Bombers. Represented Australia at the 2015 IIHF World U20 Championships.
- Jake Burgess – from the AJIHL’s Sydney Wolf Pack
New signings for the Sydney Bears:
- Patrick Ward – from the Sydney Ice Dogs.
- Luke Zvonicek – from the ECSL’s Blueline Bombers and the AJIHL’s Sydney Sabres.
- Richard Tesarik – from the Sydney Ice Dogs.
- Charles Frazer – from the ECSL’s Newcastle North Stars and the AJIHL’s Sydney Wolf Pack.
- Lachlan Allport – from the ECSL’s Penrith Raptors and the AJIHL’s Sydney Sabres.
- Thomas Cooney – American forward currently playing for Arizona State University. Recently drafted by the Blueline Bombers in the 2015 ECSL Draft
- Kevin Engström – Swedish winger from Göta/Traneberg in the Swedish Division 2 league
- Jonathan Bjurestam – Swedish winger who last played for Husum HK in the Swedish Division 2 league
- Dale Burgess – from the Sydney Ice Dogs