This week's transfer movements so far
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It's continued to be another busy week for transfers ahead of the 2022/23 Premier Sports Elite League season.
Belfast Giants announced a triple re-signing on Tuesday. Goalie Andrew Dickson and defenseman Mark Garside remain at the club for whom they've played since 2011 and 2010 respectively. Meanwhile Mark Cooper, who put up 74 points in 69 games during his first campaign with the Giants, will also be back for a second season.
Cardiff Devils confirmed the re-signing of Mark Louis for a sixth season. The 35-year-old has played all of his European hockey in the Welsh capital except for a year in Slovakia during the pandemic. The Devils will also be able to call on the services of British goalie Will Kerlin, who has joined Bristol Pitbulls of the NIHL on a two-way deal.
Great Britain international Ross Venus has only ever played for Coventry, and will be back with the Blaze in the EIHL and will be back for a twelfth season; while youngster Reece Cochrane has extended his stay in Fife after joining the Flyers midway through last season.
Manchester Storm, meanwhile, confirmed the return of defenseman Zach Sullivan for his third year with the team,