The Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars and the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars.
The 28-year-old Case had 19 points (7g-12a) in 45 games for Lillehammer, Norway, last season. Prior to that, Case played three seasons in Idaho, including his career-best year in 2012-13 that saw him win the ECHL’s Plus Performer of the Year for having the league’s highest plus-minus rating at +32 and being named to the All-ECHL First Team. He was also runner-up for the ECHL’s Defenseman for the Year award after posting a career-best 39 points (6g-33a) in 62 games. Between the regular season and the playoffs, Case has skated in 174 games for the Steelheads.