Steelheads Sign Blatchford
Rome Returns To Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads announced that they have signed defenseman Brett Blatchford.

It was also announced that forward Ashton Rome has returned to the team from Hershey of the American Hockey League.

The Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League and the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League. Matt Climie, BJ Crombeen, Dan Ellis, Aaron Gagnon, Tom Wandell and Francis Wathier each played for the Steelheads and went on to play for Dallas.

Former ECHL coach Charlie Huddy is an assistant coach for Dallas while former ECHL goaltender Mike Valley is the Stars goaltending coach.

Team Press Release