Boise, ID (2/19/13) ? Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Brad Ralph announced Tuesday that defenseman Jace Coyle has been re-assigned from the ECHL?s Idaho Steelheads to Texas of the American Hockey League. Idaho and Texas are the primary development affiliates of the NHL?s Dallas Stars. Coyle is under an NHL contract with Dallas. The second-year pro out of Cranbrook, BC, has 24 points (six goals, 18 assists) in 30 games with the Steelheads this season, including nine (four goals, five assists) in his past eight games at the ECHL level. Coyle has skated in 52 games at the AHL level ? the highest level of minor-league hockey in North America ? over two seasons, scoring one goal and picking up five assists. Idaho has seven active defensemen on its roster ? Matt Case, James Isaacs, Scott Todd, Patrick Cullity, Jeremie Blain, Ken Trentowski and William Lacasse. John Ryder is on the 21-day Injured List. The Steelheads return to home ice Friday night, February 22, to host the San Francisco Bulls at CenturyLink Arena in Boise. Friday is Project Filter Autograph Card giveaway night with a team-wide autograph session following the game. Thinking about new Season Tickets for the 2013-14 season? Get your NEW Season Tickets for next season NOW and get the rest of this season for free. That?s two full months worth of home hockey games at CenturyLink Arena FOR FREE. Contact the Idaho Steelheads front office at 208-383-0080 for more information.
Coyle re-assigned to AHL affiliate
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