The Newcastle Northstars have announced the re-signing of Czech forward Tomas Landa for the 2019 season. Landa has played six seasons in the AIHL, five with the Sydney Bears and one with the Northstars. Since joining the league in 2013 he has recorded 249 points from 148 games. For more information see the announcement from the club.
– The Ice have announced the signing of Swedish forward Filip Petersson for the upcoming season. Petersson is currently the captain of Tranås AIF, a team in the Swedish Hockeyettan. During the 2017-18 season he has recorded 34 points in 41 games.
– The Mustangs have signed Finnish goaltender Petri Pitkänen for the 2018 season. Pitkänen last played in the AIHL during 2014 for the CBR Brave where he completed the regular season with a 0.906 save percentage. During his time away from the AIHL Pitkänen has spent three seasons with KeuPa HT of the Mestis, the most recent being the 2016-17 season. For more information see the announcement from the club
– The Northstars have signed three Sydney Bears players for the 2018 season, forwards Tomas Landa and Richard Tesarik and defenceman Patrick Ward. Landa has played six seasons in the AIHL and has recorded 234 points in 134, all for the Sydney Bears. Tesarik will be playing in his seventh AIHL season, having previously played three seasons for both the Ice Dogs and Bears. He currently has 72 points from 111 games. Ward’s 2018 season will be his sixth having previously played two with the Ice Dogs and three for the Bears. He currently has 56 points from 131 games. For more information see the announcement from the club
– Jordo’s Chop Shop have renewed their sponsorship of the Brave for the 2016 season. Jordo’s and the Brave also announced that there will be opportunities for fans to win meat during the year.
– The Bears have announced the re-signing of Tomas Landa for the upcoming 2016 season. It will be Landa’s fifth season with the Bears having first played for the club in 2007. For more information see the announcement from the club
The Sydney Bears have announced that Tomas Landa will return for his fourth season with the Bears, having last played with the club in the 2013 season. Landa has previously played for the Bears in 2007, 2012 and 2013 for a total of 77 AIHL games. During the European season Landa plays for HC Risuty in the 2nd Czech Republic Hockey League, a club he has been with since 2005.