English Premier Ice Hockey League Confirmed Signings 2014/15

Page last updated: 2nd February 2015
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(I) = Import / Non-EIHA Trained        (B) = British    
(F) = Forward    
(D) = Defencema
n     (N/M) = Netminder
          
                                                                             

Basingstoke Bison

In:
(I) F & Head Coach - Doug Sheppard - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Kurt Reynolds - Re-signed on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) N/M Dean Skinns - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Aaron Connolly - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Joe Rand - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Nicky Chinn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Matt Selby - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Wales - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Melachrino - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Miroslav Vantroba - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Tomas Karpov - Re-signed on a 3 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Grant Rounding - Signed from Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Joe Baird - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Brendan Baird - Signed from Bracknell Drones/Hornets/Bees (U18's/ENIHL/EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Declan Balmer - Signed from Peterborough Phantoms (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ciaran Long - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Dan Weller-Evans - Signed from Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jordan Lawday - Signed from Basingstoke Junior Bison (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Stuart Mogg - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Greener Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Cameron Wynn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ricky Skene - Signed from retirement on a one month deal - Details HERE
(B) F Ryan Watt - Signed from Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE


Out:
(B) D Carl Graham - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE

(B) D Zach Sullivan - To Braehead Clan (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Danny Ingoldsby - To Bracknell Hornets (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Connor Standing - To Solent Devils (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Elliott Dewey - To Invicta Dynamos (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Ricky Skene - To Telford Tigers (EPIHL) - Details HERE





Bracknell Bees

In:
(I) F & Head Coach Lukas Smital - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Alex Mettam - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Radek Hubacek - Signed from HC Dukla Jihlava (Czech) - Details HERE
(B) F Scott Spearing - Re-signed on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Towalski - Signed from Slough Jets (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ryan Watt - Signed from Swindon Wildcats (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F James Galazzi - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Pavel Strycek - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Foord - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Harvey Stead - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F
Vanya Antonov - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Chris Wiggins - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Jan Bendik - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Turner - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Waller - Signed from Slough Jets (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Tom Annetts - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ben Paynter - Re-signed on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Jordan Gregory - Signed from Bracknell Hornets (ENIHL) - Details HERE


Out:
(B) F Shaun Thompson - To Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Tony Redmond - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Rob Lamey - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Grant Rounding - To Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Oakford - To Nottingham Panthers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Brendan Baird - To Basingstoke Bison - Details HERE
(B) F Ollie Bronniman - To Guildford Flames (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ilya Antonov - To Bracknell Drones (U18's) - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Fisher - To Bracknell Hornets (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Nick Mihinnick -
To Bracknell Hornets (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ben Paynter - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE

(B) F Chris Wiggins - To Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ryan Watt - To Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details HERE





Guildford Flames

In:
(B) D & Head Coach Paul Dixon - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Curtis Huppe - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Towe - Signed from Braehead Clan (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Danny Meyers - Signed from Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Duggan - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Marcus Kristofferson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D David Savage - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew McKinney - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Branislav Kvetan - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M James Hadfield - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Gregg Rockman - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ollie Bronniman - Signed from Bracknell Bees (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Jez Lundin - Re-signed - DetailHERE
(B) D Sam Godfrey - Signed from Swindon Wildcats (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Andy Hemmings - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Neil Liddiard - Re-signed - DetailHERE
(B) F Owen Fussey - Signed from Coventry Blaze (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F David Longstaff - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Jozef Kohut - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ben Campbell - Re-signed - DetailHERE
(B) F Stuart Potts - Retires to become bench coach for Flames (non-playing) - Details HERE
(I) F Milos Melicherik - Retires to become coach of junior organisation & assistant coach for Flames (non-playing) - Details HERE
(I) F Vladimir Kútny - Signed from Dukla Trencin (Slovakia) / Canterbury Red Devils (New Zealand) - Details HERE
(I) F Roman Tvrdon - Signed from Unia Oswiecim (Poland) - Details HERE



Out:

(B) D Ricky Skene - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Dean Holland - To Whitley Warriors (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Sharp - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F Nicky Watt - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Martin Opatovsky - To MsHK Prievidza (Slovakia) - Details HERE
(B) D Chris Cooke - To Invicta Dynamos (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Mark Lee - To Invicta Dynamos - DetailHERE
(B) F Ollie Bronniman - Released - Details HERE
(I) F Curtis Huppe - To MK Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Owen Fussey - Released - Details HERE



 

Manchester Phoenix

In:
(B) F & Head Coach - Tony Hand - Re-signed on year 3 of a 5 year deal - Details HERE
(I) F Robin Kovar - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Frantisek Bakrlik - 
Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Walker - Signed from Telford Tigers (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stephen Fone Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M - Declan Ryan - Signed from Telford Tigers (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Luke Boothroyd - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F James Archer - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jacob Corson-Heron - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jack Watkins - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D James Neil - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Michal Psurny - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Joe Graham - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Shaun Thompson - Signed from Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F/D Ben Wood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Bobby Chamberlain - Signed from Hull Stingrays (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Johan Burlin - Signed from Fassa (Italy) - Details HERE
(B) F Jared Dickinson - Signed from Manchester Minotaurs (ENIHL) - Details HERE
Coach Craig Moran - Signed from Slough Jets (EPIHL) - Details HERE


Out:

(I) D Robert Schnabel - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew McKinney - To Guildford Flames (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Liam Chong - To London Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F/D Richard Bentham - To Solway Sharks (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N
/M Jorge El-Hage - Not returning to club / Retiring - Details HERE


Milton Keynes Lightning

In:

Head Coach (I) F Nick Poole - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Carlon - Re-signed on year 2 of a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Jordan Cownie - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ross Green - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Michael Farn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Christie - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Grant McPherson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Stanislav Lascek - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Blaz Emersic - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Leigh Jamieson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stephen Wall - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jordan Hedley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Lewis Hook - Signed from Peterborough Phantoms (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Carr - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ben Russell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ross Bowers - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Petr Horava - Signed from HC Kladno (Czech) - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Kostourek - Signed from Cracovia Krakow (Poland) - Details HERE
(B) F Connor Goode - Re-signed on a 2 way deal with Milton Keynes Thunder (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Josh Nicklin - Re-signed on a 2 way deal with Milton Keynes Thunder (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Chris Wiggins - Signed from Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Marek Curilla - Signed from HSC Csíkszereda (Romania) - Details HERE
(B) D John Connolly - Signed from Chelmsford Chieftains (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Curtis Huppe - Signed from Belfast Giants (EIHL) - Details HERE

Out:
(I) D Lukas Zatopek - To Chelmsford Chieftains (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Janne Jokila - To Dunarea Galati (Romania) - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Carlon - Leaves for overseas job opportunity - Details HERE
(I) F Stanislav Lascek - To Sheffield Steeldogs (EPIHL) - Details HERE



Peterborough Phantoms

In:
(B) F & Head Coach Slava Koulikov - Re-signed on year 2 of 18 month deal - Details HERE
(B) F James Ferrara - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Edgars Bebris - Signed from Sheffield Steeldogs (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Alan Lack - Signed from Slough Jets (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Darius Pliskauskas - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Scott Robson - Signed from Hull Stingrays (EIHL) / Blackburn Hawks (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Tom Norton - Signed from Nottingham Panthers (EIHL) on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) N/M Dan Lane - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B F Will Weldon - Re-signed on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Cameron McGiffin - Signed from Slough Jets (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Luke Ferrara - Re-signed and on a 2 way contract with Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) N/M Janis Auzins - Signed from HC Detva (Slovakia) - Details HERE
(B) F Marc Levers - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Jason Buckman - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Greg Pick - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Baranyk - Signed from GKS Tychy (Poland) - Details HERE
(B) D James Hutchinson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Edgars Apelis - Signed from Bilyy Bars Bila Tserkva (Ukraine) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Sam James - Signed on a 2 way deal with Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL)  - Details HERE
(B) F  Nathan Pollard - Re-signed on a 2 way deal Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Donatas Kumeliauskas - Signed from 
HK Almaty (Kazakhstan) - Details HERE
(B) D Robert Ferrara - Signed from Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) N/M Greg Blais - Signed from Fife Flyers (EIHL) - Details HERE

Out:

(B) F Lewis Hook - To Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) N/M Kamil Jarina - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) D Marcel Petran - To Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Erik Piatak - To Gornyak Rudny (Kazakhstan) - Details HERE
(B) D Declan Balmer - To Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Damien King - To Milton Keynes Thunder (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Soar - To Solihull Barons (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Harry Harley - To Whitely Warriors (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Danny Wood - Not returning to club - Details HERE

(B) F Alan Lack - To London Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Edgars Apelis - To HK Kurbads (Latvia) - Details HERE



Sheffield Steeldogs

In:
(I) F & Head Coach Andre Payette - Re-signed as Player/Coach - Details HERE
(I) F
 Lubomir Kohron - Re-signed on year 2 of a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Pattison - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Cameron Brownley - Signs a 2 year deal from Sheffield Academy (Steelhawks, Spartans, Senators) - Details HERE
(I) N/M Dalibor Sedlar - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Thomas Barry - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Lloyd Gibson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lee Haywood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F & Assistant Coach Jeff Legue - Signed from Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) on a three year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Steve Duncombe - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Bell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Squires - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Bradley Day - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Greg Wood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ashley Calvert - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ben Morgan - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Craig Elliott - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Tim Smith - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Hirst - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Stanislav Lascek - Signed from Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Janis Ozolins - Signed from Prizma Riga (Latvia) - Details HERE


Out:
(B) F Edgars Bebris - To Peterborough Phantoms (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Greg Chambers - To Invicta Dynamos (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Mariusz Jakubik - To Naprzod Janow (Poland) - Details HERE
(B) D Kyle Smith - To Okanagan Hockey Academy - Details HERE
(B) D Lyndon Taylor - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F Thomas Wells - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Stanislav Lascek - To EHC Klostersee (Germany) - Details HERE
(I) F & Assistant Coach Jeff Legue - To Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE


Slough Jets  (Withdrawn from EPIHL on 25th April 2014)

Out:
(B) F Matt Towalski - To Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Danny Rose - To Bracknell Hornets (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Cameron McGiffin - To Peterborough Phantoms (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Alan Lack - To Peterborough Phantoms (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F JJ Pitchley - To Bracknell Hornets (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M - Joe Meyers - To Braehead Clan (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ryan Webb - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Waller - To Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Stephen Balmer - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Danny Milton - To Slough Jets (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Aleš Padělek - To HC Zdar nad Sazavou (Czech) - Details HERE
(I) F Kamil Tvrdek - To HC Banik Sokolov (Czech) - Details HERE
Coach Craig Moran - To Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Jamie Line - To Milton Keynes Thunder (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Brandon Miles - To Streatham Redskins (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) N/M Andrej Vasiljevic - To HPK (Finland) - Details HERE
(B) D Tom Avery - To Oxford City Stars (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Mindaugas Kieras - To Energija Elecktrenai - Details HERE
(I) D Andrius Kaminskas - To Chelmsford Warriors (ENIHL) - Details HERE

Swindon Wildcats

In:

(B) F & Head Coach - Ryan Aldridge - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Jan Kostal - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stevie Lyle - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Alex Symonds - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Aaron Nell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ollie Betteridge - Re-signed & on short-term 2 way deal with Nottnigham Panthers (EHIL) - Details HERE
(I) F Henri Sandvik - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Steve Whitfield - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Lee Richardson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Shane Moore - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Tomas Malasinski - Signed from GKS Tychy (Poland) - Details HERE
(B) F Sam Bullas - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Michael Crisp - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Kenton Smith - Signed from Braehead Clan (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Floyd Taylor - Re-signed - Details HERE 
(B) D Callum Buglass - Signed on a 2 way contract with Cardiff Devils (EIHL) - Details HERE 
(B) F Adam Harding - Re-signed on a 2 way deal with Cardiff Devils (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Jonas Hoog - Signed from Wings HC (Sweden) - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Oakford - Signed on short-term 2 way deal with Nottingham Panthers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Tomas Kana - Signed from MsHK Zilina (Slovakia) - Details HERE

Out:
(B) F Ryan Watt - To Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Godfrey - To Guildford Flames (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Aku Pekkarinen - Tranas AIF (Sweden) - Details HERE
(I) F Jonas Hoog - To Wings HC (Sweden) - Details HERE
(B) F Sam Smith - To Cardiff Devils (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F
Loris Taylor - To Swindon Wildcats (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Henri Sandvik - Released - Details HERE



Telford Tigers

In:
Head Coach - Tom Watkins - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Dan Scott - Re-signed as part of multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Ricky Plant - Re-signed as part of multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Miller - Re-signed as part of multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Dan Davies - Re-signed as part of multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Nathan Salem - Re-signed as part of multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Rupert Quiney - Signed from Cardiff Devils (ENIHL/EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Zajac - Signed from Braehead Clan (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Tom Murdy - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Taylor - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Marcus Maynard - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Danny Rose - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Blahoslav Novak - Signed from HC Slovan Bratislava - Details HERE
(I) F Jason Silverthorn - Signed from Hull Stingrays (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Jonathan Weaver - Signed from Nottingham Panthers (EIHL) - Details HERE
B (F) Scott McKenzie - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Sam Gospel - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Martin Ondrej - Signed from Hull Stingrays (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Owen Bennett - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Bowley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Max Birbraer - Signed from Cardiff Devils (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Peter Szabo - Signed from Morzine-Avoriaz-Les Gets - Details HERE
(B) D Ricky Skene - Signed from Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details HERE

Out:
(B) F Adam Walker - To Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M - Declan RyanTo Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Dan Harrison - To Solihull Barons (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Macauley Heywood - To Telford Tigers (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F James Smith - To Telford Tigers (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Jaroslav Kruzic - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F
Gareth O’Flaherty - To Coventry Blaze (EIHL/ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Miika Kiviranta - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) D Bryn Roberts - To Deeside Dragons (ENIHL) - Details HERE
h(I) F
Marek Mikusovic - To
Ferencváros TC (Hungary) - Details HERE
(I) D
Michal Pavlu - To HC Jablonec (Czech Republic)
 - Details HERE
(B) D James Pease - To Coventry Blaze (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M
Barry Hollyhead -
Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Timo Kuuluvainen - To Dundee Stars (EIHL) - Details HERE