Team GB International forward Liam Stewart has announced he will take a break from ice hockey to continue his recovery from an injury which ended his season early.
You can forgive an athlete from any sport for taking time to adjust to new surroundings. Maybe it’s unsettling moving to a new city on your own or having to find schools for any children, maybe it’s just taking a while to adjust to a new coaching system, or maybe it’s just adjusting to new teammates.
Since being traded to the San Jose Sharks at the trade deadline, Evander Kane put up a not-unimpressive 14 points in 17 games, and 5 points in 9 playoff games. He got shipped to San Jose from Buffalo for a prospect on the brink of making the NHL, Danny O’Regan, and a conditional second and fourth round pick in 2019.
The Manchester Storm announced their seventh signing of the off-season this past week, with the return of Canadian winger Dane Byers coming back to Altrincham for a second season following an impressive first year that saw him becoming a fan-favourite at the ‘Storm Shelter’ last term.
The Dundee Stars signings have been coming thick and fast but a surprising announcements has come straight from Manchester Storm. Riley Stadel, expected to return to Stars for 18/19, has been signed to Storm for the upcoming season.