Andrew Hotham returns to the Devils for a third straight season and will be joined by his older brother Scott in Cardiff this year.
Andrew Hotham has been a Devil for two seasons and has been selected as the league’s Best Defenceman two years running. He has led all defenders in points each of the last two seasons with 21 goals and 39 assists in 66 games in 2014-15 followed by 16 goals and 54 assists in 66 games last season. He is a two time EIHL first team all-star and led the entire league in assists in 2015-16.
Andrew will be joined by his older brother Scott who joins the Devils from Storhamer of the top Norwegian league where he had 7 goals and 20 assists in 50 games last year. Scott has played nearly all of his professional career in Europe including 3 years in Austria and one in Italy where he won the Italian championship with Asiago in 2014-15. In 2010-11, he led all defenders in assists in Norway and was selected to the Norwegian All-Star team that same season. A highly productive defender, he also is a rock defensively and played some big minutes last season in his club’s Champions Hockey League games.
Andrew Lord spoke about this double signing from Canada. Click on the image below for the full interview: