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IDAHO STEELHEADS WEEKLY – WEEK 1 – 10/23/23

Monday, October 23rd
IDAHO STEELHEADS WEEKLY – WEEK 1 – 10/23/23

IDAHO STEELHEADS WEEKLY – WEEK 1 – 10/23/23 

BOISE, ID – The Idaho Steelheads (@Steelheads), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the Dallas Stars (@DallasStars), split their weekend series vs. Allen in Boise this past weekend and travel to Utah to face the Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday night. 

THIS WEEK’S GAMES

Friday, Oct. 27 at Utah | 7:10 p.m.                Watch             Listen

Saturday, Oct. 28 at Utah | 7:10 p.m.           Watch             Listen

LAST WEEK’S GAMES

Friday, Oct. 20            Allen (5) at Idaho (2)              Highlights       Full Recap       Box Score

Idaho trailed 3-0 before Jade Miller scored 2:27 into the third period. 2:25 later Allen took a 4-1 lead but 15 seconds after Wade Murphy pulled the game back within two. The Americans scored their fifth of the game with 5:56 remaining in regulation. 

Saturday, Oct. 21        Idaho (8) vs. Allen (5)             Highlights       Full Recap       Box Score

Keaton Mastrodonato (1-3-4) and Ben Zloty (1-2-3) each scored their first professional goals while Aaron Aragon tallied his first ECHL goal. 12 different skaters recorded a point and six players had multi-point outings. 

MOUNTAIN DIVISION STANDINGS

1. ​Kansas City Mavericks (2-0-0-0, 4pts)
2. Utah Grizzlies (2-0-0-0, 4pts)
3. Rapid City Rush (2-0-0-0, 4pts)
4. Idaho Steelheads (1-1-0-0, 2pts) 
5. Allen Americans (1-1-0-0, 2pts)
6. Tulsa Oilers (0-2-0-0, 0pts)
7. Wichita Thunder (0-2-0-0, 0pts) 

OPPONENT BREAKDOWN

14X – Utah Grizzlies (7 home, 7 away) 

14X – Rapid City Rush (6 home, 6 away) 

10X – Allen Americans (7 home, 3 away) 

9X – Tulsa Oilers (3 home, 6 away) 

6X – Kansas City Mavericks (3 home, 3 away) 

6X – Newfoundland Growlers (3 home, 3 away) 

3X – Wichita Thunder (3 home) 

3X – Reading Royals (3 home) 

3X – Wheeling Nailers (3 away) 

3X – Trois-Rivières Lions (3 away) 

RECENT INDIVIDUAL MILESTONES

October 21:     A.J. White tallied his 200th career ECHL assist. 

                          Colton Kehler recorded his 100th career professional point. 

October 20:    Nick Canade played in his 100th career professional game. 

UPCOMING MILESTONES

#6 Wade Murphy is three points shy of 100 career ECHL points. 

#34 Colton Kehler is one game shy of 150 career professional games. 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

#8 Keaton Mastrodonato tallied his first pro goal on Saturday night while finishing with three assistst. The 23-year-old rookie under an AHL contract led Canisius College in scoring last season with 36 points (16G, 20A). 

#34 Colton Kehler scored twice and added an assist on Saturday night. It was his fourth multi goal game of his Steelheads career. He had a penalty shot at 15:19 of the third period Saturday which was stopped by Mark Sinclair.

#44 Ben Zloty tallied his first professional goal on Saturday night while also adding two assists. He made his pro debut on Friday night. The 21-year-old rookie under an AHL contract led all WHL defensemen in scoring last season with 81 points (13G, 68A) with the Winnipeg Ice. 

#92 Mark Rassell scored his first as a Steelhead Saturday night while also tallying two assists. The second year pro finished fourth in scoring (21G, 29A) last season with the Fort Wayne Komets. 

TEAM NOTES

SHOTS SHOTS SHOTS

Idaho registered 45 shots on Friday night and 43 on Saturday night. They lead the ECHL after the opening weekend averaging 44 shots per game. 

SPECIAL TEAMS 

The Steelheads finished the weekend just 1-for-12 on the power-play allowing three short-handed goals. They surrendered two power-play goals against in nine short-handed deficits. 

COLLECTIVE EFFORT

Over the two games four players made their professional debuts while one made their ECHL debut … Seven made their Idaho debut … Nine different skaters scored a goal … 14 recorded a point. 

Call the Steelheads Front Office at 208-383-0080 for ticket packages for this season. Stay up to date with all things Steelheads on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Watch all Steelheads home games on FloHockey and KTVB 24/7 (Channel 7.2) and listen on the Steelheads flagship station 95.3 FM KTIK “The Ticket”

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
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Wednesday, February 28th
Utah Grizzlies @ Idaho Steelheads
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM MST
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Friday, March 1st
Utah Grizzlies @ Idaho Steelheads
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7:10 PM MST
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Saturday, March 2nd
Utah Grizzlies @ Idaho Steelheads
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7:10 PM MST
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