Steelheads’ Silverthorn Recalled To Iowa

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads announced that rookie goaltender Steve Silverthorn has been recalled to the Iowa Stars of the American Hockey League and that they have signed Blair Allison as an emergency backup goaltender.

The 24-year-old Silverthorn is 10-8-1 with a shutout, a goals against of 3.14 and a save percentage of .892 in 20 games for the Steelheads.

Under contract to Iowa, the 6-foot-2 and 180-pound Silverthorn spent four years at Colgate University where he went 24-10-3 in 2004-05 and was chosen as the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s top goalie by The Hockey News. He had a record of 55-30-9 in 100 career games and holds the school record for career shutouts with eight and lowest goals-against average in a season with 1.82 in 2003-04.

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