Steelheads agree to terms with Moroz

Boise, Idaho – Idaho Steelheads Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Mitch Moroz on a contract for the 2018-19 season.

The Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League and the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.

Moroz, 24, returns for his second season with the Steelheads. The Calgary, Alberta native appeared in 22 games with Idaho in 2017-18 before his season ended due to injury in early December. Serving as an alternate captain with the Steelheads, Moroz tallied 12 points (5g-7a) along with 88 penalty minutes.

Prior to his injury, Moroz had scored two goals in his prior three games. He registered two multi-point games and three contests with 10 penalty minutes or more in his 22 outings.

A second-round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 2012, last season was the first ECHL campaign for Moroz. He played his first three professional seasons in the American Hockey League with Oklahoma City, Bakersfield and Tucson, totaling 28 points (14g-14a) and 314 penalty minutes in 147 AHL games.

Prior to turning pro, Moroz played parts of five seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Edmonton Oil Kings, collecting 64 goals and 123 points in 213 games and winning two WHL titles and the 2014 Memorial Cup.