Spurgeon, Rome, Friesen Headed To AHL

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads announced that forwards Tyler Spurgeon and Ashton Rome have been loaned to Abbotsford and Hershey of the American Hockey League, respectively.

It was also announced that defenseman Dustin Friesen has been loaned to Bridgeport of the AHL.

The Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League and the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League. Matt Climie, BJ Crombeen, Dan Ellis, Aaron Gagnon, Tom Wandell and Francis Wathier each played for the Steelheads and went on to play for Dallas.

Former ECHL coach Charlie Huddy is an assistant coach for Dallas while former ECHL goaltender Mike Valley is the Stars goaltending coach.

Team Press Release