Clarke extends Panthers' deal and Benedict and Francis return

Nottingham Panthers

Nottingham Panthers forward David Clarke has signed a three-year contract and three more members of last season's double-winning side have re-signed for the 21012/13 season.

Import forwards Matt Francis and Brandon Benedict both return.

And British back-up netminder Dan Green has also agreed a one-year deal.

Clarke, who was already under contract, told the club website:external-link "I love it in Nottingham. Corey Neilson [coach] is putting together a great roster."