:eihl Braehead Clan have announced the return of the British trio of Craig Peacock, Matt Haywood and Zach Sullivan for the 2018/19 season.
Peacock, 29, joined the Clan back in 2016 from the Belfast Giants, with the Great Britain international heading into his third season at Braehead Arena.
Haywood, 27, was a member of the Clan’s inaugural roster in 2010/11 and has gone on to play over 400 games in front of the Purple Army.
Lastly Sullivan, 23, joined the Clan back in 2015 from the Basingstoke Bison and was a member of the Great Britain team that won the World Championships in Budapest.
Clan head coach Pete Russell is delighted to finalise the returns of Peacock, Haywood and Sullivan.
“I am delighted and very excited to have three very good returnees in the shape of Craig, Matt and Zach” said Russell.
“All three bring something very different but will continue to play big parts in their own roles within the team, on and off the ice.
“These three Great Britain internationals are important to our structure, vision and future of the Clan.”
The Clan also confirmed that British forward Bari McKenzie has been released and will not return for his fourth season.
The 31-year-old forward joined the Clan back in 2015 from the Dundee Stars and went on to play nearly 200 games for the club.
“It was a very difficult decision to let Bari go after three season’s with the organisation. We wish him all the very best for the future” confirmed Russell.