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Steelies roster movement; Oleksy on loan to AHL, new players headed to Boise

Steelies roster movement; Oleksy on loan to AHL, new players headed to Boise

By Tamara Jolee. CREATED Oct 24, 2011

Idaho Steelheads Report

Roster Moves: Defenseman Steven Oleksy has been loaned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL)… Steelies head coach Hardy Sauter said more roster changes are on the way…Sources state that a couple of players from the Texas Stars (AHL) are headed to Boise.

Coming Up: Idaho Steelheads at Bakersfield Condors (Fri, Oct. 28), at Stockton Thunder (Sat, Oct. 29).

Last Week: Idaho dropped three tough decisions in Alaska, twice trailing by just a goal in the third period (appearing to tie the game Thursday, only to have the goal overturned).

Miscellaneous: The ECHL apologized to the Steelheads on Friday, the morning after a game-tying goal was erroneously disallowed in the third period against the Alaska Aces … G Jimmy Spratt leads the ECHL in total shots faced and saves … He’s also second in the league in games played and minutes played, behind Alaska’s Gerald Coleman … Idaho leads the ECHL with 30 successful penalty kills … Unfortunately, the Steelheads are also tied with Bakersfield for the league-lead with 33 penalty kill opportunities thus far … Former Steelhead F Zenon Konopka played his 200th NHL game over the weekend for the Ottawa Senators.