The six Devils men attending club summit in Calgary,

Four Signings Revealed At Fourth Devils Calgary Summit

Cardiff Devils hold their fourth annual Calgary summit on Sunday.

Head coach Andrew Lord and managing director Todd Kelman are meeting up with owners Steve King, Kelly Hughes, Brian Parker and Craig Shoshtak.

The group will announce four more signings live from the summit at 10pm on Sunday (UK Time, 3pm Calgary time).

Devils will be using Periscope to make the signings announcement. Follow the Devils on Twitter and join Lord, Kelman and the owners live.

These will be the first signings following confirmation that Swan Bentivoglio and Jake Morissette confirmed their return to Devils. See ‘Benti’ matchwinning overtime goal video below.

Elite League fixtures will be announced later this month.

Devils signings for 2018-19 so far:

Netminders: Ben Bowns, Thomas Murdy.

Skaters: Jake Morissette (import), Sean Bentivoglio (import), Josh Batch, Craig Moore, Gleason Fournier (import), Matt Pope (import), Joey Martin (import), Joey Haddad (import), Mark Richardson.

Elite League fixtures will be confirmed next month, while Devils have been drawn in a group alongside Växjö Lakers (Sweden), SC Bern (Swiss), Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) in the Champions League.

They have arranged a series of pre-season challenge fixtures.

Lord and his Devils have already confirmed fixtures against Nottingham Panthers on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12.

Captain Jake Morissette with the playoffs trophy. Pic: Cardiff Devils.

The first of those will be in Nottingham with the return at Ice Arena Wales the following evening.

Devils host Slovakian team HK Poprad in games at Ice Arena Wales during August.

The challenge fixtures will be on Saturday, August 18 (7pm) and Sunday, August 19 (6pm).

HK Poprad play in the top league in Slovakia, the same league that HC Banska Bystrica play in, who the Devils hosted two years ago in pre-season action.

Cardiff host the Blaze at Ice Arena Wales on Saturday, August 25 (7pm) with the return at the Skydome, Coventry and on Sunday, August 26 (5.15pm).

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