ECHL: Idaho Steelheads Extend Head Coach Everett Sheen

The Idaho Steelheads, ECHL Affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced on June 23rd that Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Everett Sheen has signed a contract extension of 2 years through the 2024-2025 season.

Coach Sheen led the Steelheads to multiple ECHL records during this season:

  • Most Wins in the Regular Season with 58
  • Most Regular Season Points with 119
  • Most Home Ice Wins with 32
  • Most Road Wins with 26
  • Most Goals Scored with 290
  • Fewest Goals Allowed with 183
  • Steelheads recorded 11 shutouts in the regular season.

Sheen was named ECHL Coach of the Year and won the John Brophy Award. He led the Steelheads to a 58-11-1-2 record during the 22-23 season. Idaho Steelhead clinched the Mountain Division Championship for the first time in 9 seasons. They were awarded the Brabham Cup for only the 2nd time in franchise history, the first time coming in the 2009-2010 season.

Coach Sheen stated, “I am honored to be able to lead this team and organization for the next two seasons. We had a tremendous year this past season and have a lot to be proud of. With that being said, we are looking to build off our accomplishments and end up on the right side of the trophy presentation at the end of the season.”

Before becoming a Coach, Sheen played hockey for 5 seasons in the ECHL. He played on the Reading Royals, Ontario Reign, and Colorado Eagles. During those 5 seasons, he played 319 games and gathered 137 points, which included 48 goals and 89 assists. 13 goals and 22 assists came during his final year playing in the ECHL. Coach Sheen has also spent time in the AHL during the 2011-2012 season. He was with the Providence Bruins. He played during all 4 years at Holy Cross College and served as Captain during his Junior and Senior year.

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