English Premier Ice Hockey League Confirmed Signings 2015/16

Page last updated: 30th June 2015
Please note that only officially confirmed signings will appear here!
Any signings that aren't listed, let us know!

 

(I) = Import / Non-EIHA Trained        (B) = British    
(F) = Forward    
(D) = Defenceman     (N/M) = Netminder
Signings in italics are multi-year deals announced during previous seasons that haven't yet been confirmed as returning by the club


                                                                             
Basingstoke Bison

In:
(I) F & Head Coach - Doug Sheppard - On a rolling contract multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Kurt Reynolds - On 2nd year of a 2 year deal - Details HERE and confirmed HERE
(I) F
Tomas Karpov - On 2nd year of a 3 year deal - Details HERE and confirmed HERE
(B) F Ciaran Long - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Greener Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Shaun Thompson - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Declan Balmer - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Joe Baird - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Miroslav Vantroba - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) N/M Tomas Hiadlovsky - Signed from Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Stuart Mogg - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Grant Rounding - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Aaron Connolly - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Joe Rand - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F JJ Pitchley - Signed from Bracknell Hornets/Bees (ENIHL/EPIHL) - Details HERE

Out:
(B) F Nicky Chinn - To Streatham Redkins (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Wales - Moving to Dubai with job opportunity - Details HERE
(B) D Brendan Baird - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Matt Selby - To Swindon Wildcats (EPIHL) - Details HERE



Bracknell Bees

In:
(I) F & Head Coach Lukas Smital - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Turner - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D David Savage - Signed from Guildford Flames (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Alex Mettam - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Towalski - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Kostourek - Signed from Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) N/M Tom Annetts - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Fowler - Signed from Invicta Dynamos (ENIHL) on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(I) F Frantisek Bakrlik - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) on a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Carl Graham - Signed from Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F James Galazzi - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Alex Barker - Signed from Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Scott Spearing - On 2nd year of a 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Foord - Re-signed - Details HERE

Out:
(I) F Radek Hubacek - To Deggendorf (Germany) - Details HERE
(I) D Pavel Strycek - Not returning to the club - Details HERE
(B) D Harvey Stead - Not returning to the club - Details HERE
(B) F Vanya Antonov - To Sheffield Steeldogs (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Danny Ingoldsby - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F JJ Pitchley - To Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Jordan Gregory - To Wightlink Raiders (ENIHL) - Details HERE


Guildford Flames

In:

(B) D & Head Coach Paul Dixon - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Duggan - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Towe - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Danny Meyers - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Marcus Kristofferson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Jez Lundin - Re-signed - DetailHERE
(B) N/M Gregg Rockman - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Matic Kralj - Signed from Beibarys Atykrau  (Kazakhstan) - Details HERE
(I) F Jens Eriksson - Signed from Lyon (France) - Details HERE
(B) D Kevin Phillips - Signed from Belfast Giants (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew McKinney - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stephen Wall - Signed from Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ben Campbell - Re-signed - DetailHERE

Out:
(B) F David Longstaff - To Whitley Warrors (ENIHL) - DetailHERE
(B) D David Savage - To Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Branislav Kvetan - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Vladimir Kútny - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Roman Tvrdon - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Jozef Kohut - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) N/M James Hadfield - To Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Neil Liddiard - To Swindon Wildcats (EPIHL) - DetailHERE

 

Manchester Phoenix

In:
Head Coach - Tony Hand - On 2nd year of 3 year deal (has now retired from playing) - Details HERE & HERE
(B) N/M Stephen Fone Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F James Archer - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Robin Kovar - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Mark Thomas - Signed from Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D James Neil - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jacob Corson-Heron - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ben Wood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ben Russell - Signed from Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Luke Boothroyd - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Gareth O'Flaherty - Signed from Coventry Blaze (EIHL) - Details HERE

Out:

(B) F Adam Walker - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Bobby Chamberlain - To Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details  HERE
(B) F Shaun Thompson - To Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details  HERE
(I) F
 Michal Psurny - To Mulhouse Scorpions (France) - Details HERE
(I) F Frantisek Bakrlik - To Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Jack Watkins - To Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Joe Graham - To Telford Tigers (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Johan Burlin - To Lyon (France) - Details HERE


Milton Keynes Lightning

In:

Head Coach & Director of Hockey Pete Russell - Signed from
Okanagan Ice Hockey Academy - Details HERE
(I) F Blaz Emersic - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Lewis Hook - Re-signed - Details HERE and on a 2 way deal with Coventry Blaze (EIHL) HERE
(B) F Bobby Chamberlain - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details  HERE and on a 2 way deal with Coventry Blaze (EIHL) HERE
(B) D James Griffin - Signed on 2 way contract with Coventry Blaze (EPIHL) - Details HERE and on a 2 way deal with Coventry Blaze (EIHL) HERE
(I) F Rene Jarolin - Signed from Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Carr - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Marko Luomala - Signed from Gherdeina (Italy) - Details 
HERE 
(B) D David Clements - Signed on 2 way contract with Coventry Blaze (EPIHL) from Ogden Mustangs (WSHL, America) - Details HERE
(B) D Leigh Jamieson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M James Hadfield - Signed from Guildford Flames (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Grant McPherson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Josh Cook - Signed from Springfield Express (WSHL, America) - Details - HERE
(B) D Michael Farn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jack Watkins - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Markku Tahtinen - Signed from Cardiff Devils (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Christie - Re-signed - Details HERE


Out:
Head Coach Nick Poole - Promoted to General Manager - Details HERE
(B) F Jordan Cownie - To Braehead Clan (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D John Connolly - To Chelmsford Chieftains (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Kostourek - To Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Ross Bowers - To Milton Keynes Thunder (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Curtis Huppe - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) D Petr Horava - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F Chris Wiggins - To Streatham Redskins (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stephen Wall - To Guildford Flames (EPIHL)  - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jordan Hedley - To Swindon Wildcats (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Ben Russell - To Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE


Peterborough Phantoms

In:
(B) F & Head Coach Slava Koulikov - Re-signed on year 3 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F James Ferrara - Re-signed on 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Edgars Bebris - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) N/M Janis Auzins - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Craig Scott - Signed from Stonewall Flyers (SEMHL, Canada) - Details HERE
(B F Will Weldon - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Tom Norton - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Baranyk - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Scott Robson - Re-signed on 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Lloyd Gibson - Signed from Sheffield Steeldogs (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Martins Suster - Signed from Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) D Darius Pliskauskas - Re-signed on multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Jason Buckman - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Marc Levers - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Cameron McGiffin - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Robert Ferrara - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Dan Lane - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Adam Long - Signed from Chelmsford Warriors (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Greg Pick - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Brad Moore - Signed on a 2 way deal with Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Conner Stokes - Signed on a 2 way deal with Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F James White - Signed on a 2 way deal with Peterborough Islanders (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Ales Padelek - Signed from Sydney Bears (AIHL, Australia) - Details HERE
Sydney Bears in the AIHL
Sydney Bears in the AIHL

Out:
(B) F Luke Ferrara - To Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F
Mason Webster - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Donatas Kumeliauskas - Not returning to club - Details HERE


Sheffield Steeldogs

In:
Head Coach (I) F Dominic Osman - Signed from Hull Stingrays (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Lubomir Korhon - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ashley Calvert - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Cole Shudra - Signed on a 2 year deal from Sheffield Spartans (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Squires - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ben Morgan - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Steve Duncombe - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Cameron Brownley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Greg Wood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Hirst - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Pattison - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Tim Smith - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Bell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Vanya Antonov - Signed from Bracknell Bees (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Lee Haywood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Craig Thurston - Signed from Cheyenne Stampede (WSHL, USA) - Details HERE
(B) F Liam Charnock - Signed from Ogden Mustangs (WSHL, USA) - Details HERE

Out:
(I) F & Head Coach Andre Payette - To Whitley Warriors (ENIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Lloyd Gibson - To Peterborough Phantoms (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Bradley Day - To Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE

Swindon Wildcats

In:

(B) N/M & Head Coach Stevie Lyle - Re-signed and as Player/Head Coach - Details HERE
(B) F Aaron Nell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Steve Whitfield - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Tomas Malasinski - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Jan Kostal - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Stratford - Signed from Okanagan Academy - Details HERE
(B) F Toms Rutkis - Signed from Okanagan Academy - Details HERE
(B) D Neil Liddiard - Signed from Guildford Flames (EPIHL) - DetailHERE
(B) F Adam Harding - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Callum Buglass - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Sam Bullas - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Corey McEwen - Signed from Sudbury Bulldogs (Canada) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jordan Hedley - Signed from Milton Keynes Lightning (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D Matt Selby - Signed from Basingstoke Bison (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Miroslav Zalesak - Signed from HK 36 Skalica (Slovakia) - Details HERE
(I) F Sami Ryhanen - Signed from HC Fassa (Italy) - Details HERE
(B) F Lee Richardson - Re-signed on new 2 year deal - Details HERE

Out:
Head Coach - Ryan Aldridge - To Okanagan Academy - Details HERE
(B) F Ollie Betteridge - To Nottingham Panthers (EHIL) - Details HERE
(B) D Shane Moore - Retired - Details HERE


Telford Tigers
In:
Head Coach - Tom Watkins - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(I) F Jason Silverthorn - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Jonathan Weaver - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(I) F Peter Szabo - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Dan Scott - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Ricky Plant - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Nathan Salem - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Miller - Re-signed on a multi-year deal - Details HERE
(B) N/M Sam Gospel - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B)) N/M Tom Murdy - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Blahoslav Novak - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Max Birbraer - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Dan Davies - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Martin Ondrej - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Zajac - Re-signed on 2 year deal - Details HERE
(B) D Danny Rose - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Marcus Maynard - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Joe Graham - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Phil Hill - Signed from Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE

Out:
(B) F Scott McKenzie - To Widnes Wild (ENIHL) - Details HERE