BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads have signed goaltender Peter Thome to a Standard Player Contract (SPC) for the remainder of the 2021-22 season, Steelheads Head Coach & Director of Hockey Operations Everett Sheen announced on Tuesday.Thome, 24, completed his collegiate career with the University of St. Thomas during the 2021-22 season, posting a 3-24-1 record with a 4.53 goals-against average and an .876 save percentage through 29 games as a member of the first NCAA Division I team in the university’s history. The Minneapolis, Minn. product played parts of four seasons with the University of North Dakota from 2017-18 through the start of the 2020-21 campaign, finishing with a 19-14-4 record with a 2.24 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage with three shutouts. He was on the roster for two NCHC Regular Season Championships prior to his transfer.Prior to his collegiate career, the 6-foot-4 goaltender played two seasons of junior hockey with the second year between the Omaha Lancers, Chicago Steel and Waterloo Blackhawks in 2016-17, compiling a 21-9-2 record with a 2.99 GAA, a .891 save pct. and one shutout in 35 games. He was selected 155th overall (6th Round) by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2016 NHL Draft.The Steelheads continue their six-game road trip tonight at 5:15 p.m. MT against the Kalamazoo Wings from Wings Event Center and return to Idaho Central Arena on Friday, Mar. 18 at 7:10 p.m. against the Utah Grizzlies. Single-game tickets are available for all home games during the 2021-22 regular season by going to idahosteelheads.com or calling 331-TIXS! Make sure to secure your FloSports subscription for the 2021-22 season to lock in all Steelheads games and action from around the ECHL.
Steelheads Sign Former Columbus Prospect Peter Thome
Tuesday, March 8th
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