As the festive shoppers brave the cold to rush around high streets and market stalls, we take a quick look through the list of current free agents that have recent Elite League experience. The names on his list might have a few front office’s tempted to shuffle the deck or bolster the ranks before the hectic New Year schedule… Continue reading Last minute Christmas shopping
The Guildford Flames welcome former Dundee Stars goaltender Travis Fullerton for the upcoming 2018-19 season.
Fullerton is the first to be announced of a planned trio of netminders for the Flames. Dixon looks to share Fullerton’s starting load with an import netminder.
This will be Fullerton’s fourth season in the EIHL after spells with the Braehead Clan and Edinburgh Capitals as well as the stars.
Playing in Dundee last season, Fullerton posted a saves percentage of .882 across 54 games with a GAA of 3.89.
It has been confirmed that Jeff Brown will not return to the Nottingham Panthers roster this coming season and has made the move to the SaxoPrint Ligue Magnus in France to ice for the Rapaces de Gap.
Having signed in the KHL earlier in the season and having that contract subsequently revoked, ex Sheffield Steeler Ben O’Connor has signed for Swedish side Leksands Idrottsförening.
Nottingham Panthers have announced their latest signing in the form of Jacob Doty.
Playing Major Junior hockey in the WHL with teams such as Seattle Thunderbirds and Medicine Hat Tigers and would go pro playing for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves with stints in the ECHL with Alaska Aces and the Missouri Mavericks before making his UK debut.
Doty spent the previous season with Braehead Clan where he racked up 18 goals and 19 assists but also accumulating a PIM of 157.
This is definitely an odd signing for the Panthers but the coach / owners see something and time will tell if it works.
Brother of more well-known Jackson Whistle, and son of ex-Steelers head coach David Whistle, Brandon Whistle is soon to be starting his professional hockey career with the Sheffield Steelers of the EIHL. Continue reading What can we expect from Brandon Whistle?