Boise, Idaho – Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced that the Idaho Steelheads have agreed to terms with goaltender Branden Komm for the 2016-17 season.
The Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars and the American Hockey League's Texas Stars.
Komm, 25, joined the Steelheads last season on Jan. 20 in a trade that brought the second-year goaltender to Boise from the South Carolina Stingrays. In nine regular-season appearances with the Steelheads, Komm was 4-4-1 with a .911 save percentage an a 2.87 goal-against average. Komm also appeared in one playoff game, stopping all 13 shots he faced after relieving Philippe Desrosiers over the final 28 minutes of Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against Allen.
In two pro seasons with Evansville, Cincinnati, South Carolina and Idaho, Komm has appeared in 38 games and has a 14-15-2 record with one shutout, a 2.84 goals-against average, and a .909 save percentage.
Steelheads re-sign goaltender Komm