Steelheads add rookie defenseman Dornbrock

Boise, Idaho – Idaho Steelheads Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced that the team has agreed to terms with rookie defenseman Scott Dornbrock 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.


Dornbrock, 24, begins his pro career after four seasons at Miami University. With the Redhawks, Dornbrock tallied eight points (1g-7a) in 33 games last season.


The Harper Woods, Michigan native appeared in 139 NCAA games from 2014-18, 35 points (6g-29a) and 98 penalty minutes. His best offensive season came in 2016-17, when he recorded 13 points (3g-10a) as a junior. Dornbrock was a member of Miami’s NCHC championship team in 2015.


Prior to college, Dornbrock played three seasons of junior hockey, one with the United States Hockey League’s Omaha Lancers and two split between the North American Hockey League’s Topeka Roadrunners and Minot Minotauros.