BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads announced that the team has reached an affiliation agreement with the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League and the Iowa Stars of the American Hockey League.
The Steelheads were affiliated with Dallas when they won the Kelly Cup in their inaugural season in the ECHL in 2003-04. Idaho was affiliated with Phoenix of the NHL and Utah of the AHL in 2004-05.
“We are excited to continue our affiliation with Idaho and we’re looking forward to a great deal of success for the Steelheads,” said Dallas assistant general manager Francois Giguere. “Idaho has displayed a great deal of success thus far and along with the Iowa Stars we should have a solid and coordinated partnership.”