BOISE, Idaho – Goaltender Colton Point has been assigned to the Idaho Steelheads by the Dallas Stars (NHL) from the Texas Stars (AHL), Steelheads Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced Sunday.
Point, 20, returns to the Steelheads after playing six games with AHL Texas this season, posting a 2-3-1 record with a 3.79 goals-against average and a .857 save percentage. The North Bay, Ont., native re-joined AHL Texas on November 16 following four games with the Steelheads, owning a 2-0-1 record with a 2.32 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound goaltender made his ECHL debut on November 7, saving 28 of 30 shots in his first ECHL win.
He was selected 128th overall (5th Round) by the Dallas Stars in the 2016 NHL Draft, played two seasons with Colgate University, and earned a gold medal at the U20 World Junior Championships with Team Canada.
The Steelheads close their three-game weekend on Monday, Dec. 31 at 7:05 p.m. from Rushmore Plaza Civic Center.
The Steelheads return to CenturyLink Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7:10 p.m. against the Toledo Walleye. The Steelheads Hockey Starter Pack is the perfect mini-plan heading into the New Year! Call the Steelheads at 208-383-0080 for more information. Single-game tickets and season ticket packages are on sale, with full-season packages starting as low as $300 per seat. Contact the Idaho Steelheads at 208-383-0080 for more information or log on to idahosteelheads.com.