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NIHL Division 1 North 2017/18 Season Signings

Billingham Stars

Players In:
(B) F Chris Sykes - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jack Emerson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M James Flavell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Alex Preston - Signed from Rice Memorial Prep Green Knights (MPHL, USA/Canada) - Details HERE
(B) F/D Ben Davison - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Scott Ward - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Bowman - Re-siged as Player/Head Coach - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Pattison - Signed from Sheffield Steeldogs (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Josh Nertney - Re-signed/Signed from Billingham Stars U20's - Details HERE
(B) F Luke Brown - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D David Thomas - Signed after two seasons out - Details HERE
(B) N/M Mark Watson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Darren Stattersfield - Signed from Solway Sharks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) D Artūrs Ozols - Signed from Zemgale (Latvia) - Details HERE
(I) F Deniss Baškatovs - Signed from Chiefs Leuven (Belgium) - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Elder - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Andy Finn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Davies - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Tom Keeley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ross Hanlon - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F/D Matthew Campbell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Richie Thornton - Re-signed - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) F Jack Watkins - Signed from Billingham Stars (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Dennis Boström - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F
Daniel Palmebjörk
- Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) D Scott Cooper - To Solway Sharks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE


Blackburn Hawks

Players In:
(B) D & Head Coach - Steven Duncombe - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Oliver Lomax - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F James Riddoch.- Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Luke Boothroyd - Signed from Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Baldwin - Signed from Sheffield Steeldogs (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Parkinson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stephen Fone - Signed from Manchester Phoenix (EPIHL) - Details HERE
(B) D James Neil - Signed from Milton Keynes Lightning (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F James Royds - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Stuart Ashton - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Viney - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Bobby Streetly - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F/D Richard Bentham - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Jozef Ištocy - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F/D Chris Gee - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Kieran Brown - Signed on a 2 way deal with Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) F Corey Stones - To Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Phil Mulcahy - To Solihull Barons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Carl Price - To Blackburn Hawks (NIHL2 N) as Player/Coach - Details HERE



Deeside Dragons

Players In:
(B) F & Head Coach - Scott McKenzie - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Chappell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Gavin Austin - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Louis Morgan - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jonah Armstrong - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Chris Jones - Signed from Blackburn Eagles (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F James Parsons - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ryan Jones - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Geoff Wigglesworth - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F/D Marc Lovell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Craig Lutkevitch - Signed from Blackburn Eagles (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Ross Kennedy - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F& Assistant Coach Mickaël Brodin - Signed from Morzine-Avoriaz (France) - Details HERE
(B) F Alex Parry - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jordan Bannon - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Matt Wainwright - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Josh Richardson - Re-signed & on 2 way deal with Bradford Bulldogs (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Simon Furnival - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Owen Bennett - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Steve Hetherington - Signed from Blackburn Eagles (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Brian Worrall - Signed from Altrincham Aces (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Shuan Dippnall - Signed from Widnes Wild (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Graeme Bird - Signed from Swindon Wildcats (NIHL2 S) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) D Steven Fellows - To Deeside Dragons (NIHL2 N) as Player/Coach - Details HERE
(B) N/M Denis Bell - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Filip Supa - To Chelmsford Chieftains (NIHL2 S) - Details HERE
(B) F/D Marc Lovell - Retired/Taking time out - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Clancy - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F & Head Coach Scott McKenzie - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N)- Details HERE
(B) F Shuan Dippnall - Released - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jonah Armstrong - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Louis Morgan - Released - Details HERE



Hull Pirates

Players In:
(I) F Andrej Themar - Re-signed (signed an extended contract in Dec 2016) - Details HERE
(B) F & Head Coach Jason Hewitt - Re-signed as Player/Coach - Details HERE
(B) D Jamie Chilcott - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Lee Bonner - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jordan Fisher - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lee Haywood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Josh Gent - Re-signed - Details HERE
 (B) F Sam Towner - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D - Jonathan Kirk - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F James Archer - Signed from Peterborough Phantoms (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) F Corey Stones - Signed from Blackburn Hawks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Ashley Smith - Re-signed and on a 2 way deal with Manchester Storm (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Matty Davies - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Tom Stubley - Signed from Peterborough Phantoms (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) F Aaron Lyon - Signed from Ontario Hockey Academy (Canada) - Details HERE
(B) F Cain Taylor - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Kieran Beach - Signed from Hull Jets (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Joseph Gent - Signed from Sheffield Rapiers/Scorpions U18/U20 - Details HERE
(B) N/M Zack Brown - Signed from Sutton Sting (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Chris Wilcox - Signed from Sutton Sting (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Bobby Chamberlain - Signed from Invicta Dynamos (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(I) F Dominic Osman - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Nathan Salem - To Peterborough Phantoms (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) D Luke Boothroyd - To Blackburn Hawks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Tommi Laine - To  EK Zell am See (Austria) - Details HERE
(I) F Ugnius Cizas - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) D Martins Ondrej  - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) N/M Vlastimil Lakosil - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) F Andrej Themar - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F Ryan Watt - To Streatham Redskins (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) D Marcus Maynard - Signed from Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Jordan Stokes - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) and on a 2 way deal with Coventry Blaze (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Hirst - Signed from Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Corey Stones - Requested release - Details HERE
(B) F Kieran Beach - Requested release - Details HERE


Nottingham Lions

Players In:
Head Coach Matt Bradbury - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Warren Tait - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Elliot Perrin - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Richard Slater - Signed from Solihull Barons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Luke Thomas - Re-signs - Details HERE
(B) F Paul Stanley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Jamie Hovell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Tom Hovell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Adam Andrews - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M James Hadfield - Signed from Sheffield Steeldogs (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Aston - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Marc Levers - Signed from Peterborough Phantoms (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) D James Maughan - Signed from Hull Jets (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Luke Smith - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Ondrej Pniok - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Jakub Pniok - Signed from SK Karvina (U20) - Details HERE
(B) F Connor Glossop - Signed from Peterborough Phantoms (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) D Warren Tait - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE


Players In:
(B) F & Head Coach - Ben Morgan - Re-signed & now Head Coach also - Details HERE
(B) F Aaron Jepson - Signed from Sheffield Steelhawks (U18s) - Details HERE
(B) F Cameron Brownley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Lewis Bell - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Thomas Barry - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Brandon Stones - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Dmitri Zimozdra - Signed from Sutton Sting (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Lloyd Gibson - Signed from Sutton Sting (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Ashley Calvert - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Cross - Signed from Sheffield Senators (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Stanislav Lascek - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Adrian Palak - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Charlie Thompson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Tom Relf - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Liam Charnock - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Jamie Scott - Re-signed/Signed from Sheffield Scimitars/Sheffield Senators/Sutton Sting - Details HERE
(B) F James Spurr - Signed from Sutton Sting (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Ashley Calvert.- Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Tim Smith - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Andrew Hirst - Signed from Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Kolena - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Curtis Warburton - Signed from Bradford Bulldogs (U18/NIHL2 N) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) F Greg Wood - Retired - Details HERE
(B) F Cole Shudra - To Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Liam Kirk - To Sheffield Steelers (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Pattison - To Billingham Stars (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Macaulay Heywood - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Donatas Kumeliauskas - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(I) D Tomas Brcko - Not returning to club - Details HERE 
(I) F Arnoldas Bosas - Not returning to club - Details HERE 
(B) N/M James Hadfield - To Nottingham Lions (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Stanislav Lascek - Requested release - Details HERE


Solihull Barons

Players In:
(B) F & Head Coach - Daniel MacKriel - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Josh Bruce - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Henry - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Niklas Ottosson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Richard Slater - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Tom Soar - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Josh Nicholls - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Ryan Selwood - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Dave Rogers - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D James Moeller - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Daniel Harrison - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Marcus Maynard - Signed from Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Andy Whitehouse - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F
Matt Maurice - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F
Brandon Anderton - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F/D
Tomas Janak - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ed Eaton - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Richard Crowe - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Phil Mulcahy - Signed from Blackburn Hawks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Luke Brittle - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Daniel Brittle - Signed from Telford Tigers (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Stephen Heape - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Jacob Smith - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Phil Knight - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Brittle - Signed from Telford Tigers 2 (NIHL2 ) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) D & Head Coach - Perry Doyle - To Solihull Barons Juniors as Coach - Details HERE
(B) D Phil Knight - Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) N/M Sam Hewitt
- Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) D Kieran Papps
- Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F Richard Slater - To Nottingham Lions (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Brandon Anderton Not returning to club - Details HERE
(B) F & Head Coach - Daniel MacKriel - Leaves club/retires - Details HERE


Solway Sharks

Players In:
Head Coach Martin Grubb - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Calum Hepburn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ross Murray - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Stuart Kerr - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Daniel Abercrombie - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D James Hutchinson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Kyle Horne - Signed from Fife Flyers (EIHL)/Year out - Details HERE
(B) F Steven Moore - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Scott Henderson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Marc Fowley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) D Marek Charvat - Signed from JKH GKS Jastrzebie (Poland) - Details HERE
(B) F Joel Clouter - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Connor Henderson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Struan Tonnar - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Iain Bowie - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Scott Cooper - Signed from Billingham Stars (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Vaclav Kolarik - Signed from HC Risuty (Czech) - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Robinson - Signed from Meaford Knights (GMHL, Canada) - Details HERE
(B) F Duncan Speirs - Signed from Edinburgh Capitals (EIHL) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) D Darren Stattersfield - To Billingham Stars (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) D Kim Miettinen - To Telford Tigers (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE



Players In:
Head Coach & F/D - Tom Watkins - Signed from Telford Tigers (EPIHL) - Details HERE & HERE
(B) D Danny Rose - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Macaulay Heywood - Signed from Sheffield Steelogs (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) F Jason Silverthorn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jack Watkins - Signed from Billingham Stars (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Corey Goodison - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Taylor - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Denis Bell - Signed from Deeside Dragons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Jordan Stokes - Signed from Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) and on a 2 way deal with Coventry Blaze (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Brodie Jesson - Signed and on a 2 way deal with Telford Tigers (NIHL2 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Dale White - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Rick Plant - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Miller - Signed from Basingstoke Bison (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) D Jonathan Weaver - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Sam Hewitt - Signed from Solihull Barons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Michael Clancy - Signed from Deeside Dragons (NIHL1 N, U18 & U20) - Details HERE
(B) D Warren Tait - Signed from Nottingham Lions (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(I) D Kim Miettinen - Signed from Solway Sharks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Scott McKenzie - Signed from Deeside Dragons (NIHL1 N)- Details HERE
(B) D Adam Jones - Signed from Belfast Giants (EIHL) - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jonah Armstrong - Signed from Deeside Dragons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE

Players Out:
(B) F Callum Bowley - To Telford Tigers (NIHL2 N) as Player/Coach - Details HERE
(B) F & Head Coach - Daniel MacKriel - To Solihull Barons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Matt Viney - To Blackburn Hawks (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Gareth O'Flaherty - To Milton Keynes Thunder (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) D Sam Zajac - To Swindon Wildcats (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) D Daniel Harrison - To Solihull Barons (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Matty Davies - To Hull Pirates (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Joe Aston - To Nottingham Lions (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) D Adam Jones - To Guildford Flames (EIHL) - Details HERE
(I) F Milan Kolena - To Sheffield Steeldogs (NIHL1 N) - Details HERE
(B) F Macaulay Heywood - Requested release - Details HERE
(B) N/M Sam Hewitt - Requested release - Details HERE



Whitley Warriors

Players In:
(B) F & Head Coach David Longstaff - Re-signed - Details HERE
Assistant Coach Dave Holland - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Richie Lawson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Kyle Hindmarsh-Ross - Signed from Norwood Nemesis (CPJHL) - Details HERE
(B) F Adam Finlinson - Signed from Swindon Wildcats (NIHL1 S) - Details HERE
(B) F Dean Holland - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Harry Harley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Jordan Barnes - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Shaun Kippin - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Josh Maddock - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Ben Richards - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F Martin Crammond - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Dan Pye - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Rory Dunn - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Jordan Boyle - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Liam Smedley - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) D Stu Tomlinson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(I) F Phil Edgar - Signed from University of Waterloo (Canada) - Details HERE
(B) F Callum Watson - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) F DJ Good - Re-signed - Details HERE
(B) N/M Mark Turnbull - Signed from Toronto Attack (GMHL, Canada) - Details HERE
(B) F Jamie Ord - Re-signed & on 2 way deal with Whitley Braves (U18) & Whitley Renegades (U20) - Details HERE
(B) F Ross Douglas - Re-signed & on 2 way deal with Whitley Braves (U18) & Whitley Renegades (U20) - Details HERE
(B) F/D Niall Simpson - Re-signed - Details HERE

Players Out:
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