Patrick Kudla

ECHL: Idaho Steelheads Announce 2024 Qualifying Offers

The Idaho Steelheads have announced the players who have received qualifying offers for the 2024-25 season. Teams are allowed to give out a maximum of eight qualifying offers, with no more than four of the offers being given to players with veteran status. Idaho’s qualifying offers include four forwards and three defensemen. Forwards (4) Jack […]

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ECHL: Idaho Steelheads Announce 2023-24 Season-Ending Rosters

The Idaho Steelheads have announced their end-of-season roster. Teams are allowed to have up to 20 players on their end-of-season roster. Idaho’s roster consists of 13 forwards and seven defensemen. Of these 20 players, the Steelheads can reserve the rights of the players and give eight of them qualifying offers by July 7. Of the […]

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ECHL Playoff Recap: Idaho Steelheads Vs. Kansas City Mavericks Game 4 | 05/10/2024

On Friday night, the Steelheads and the KC Mavericks clashed for game four of the Mountain Division Finals in Boise. With KC leading the series 2-1, Idaho was determined to level the playing field. The last game was marked by a special moment of celebration when their player, Matt Register, etched his name in the […]

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ECHL Playoff Recap: Idaho Steelheads Vs. Kansas City Mavericks Game 3 | 05/08/2024

The Kansas City Maverick took on the Idaho Steelheads in game three of series two in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. These two powerhouses met in Boise for this monumental match, with the arena buzzing with anticipation. KC, known for their impressive road wins in the ECHL, set a new record this season at 29. On […]

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ECHL Playoff Recap: Idaho Steelheads Vs. Kansas City Mavericks Game 2 | 05/05/2024

The KC Mavericks met with the Idaho Steelheads in KC for game two of the second series. The Mavericks beat the Steelheads 4-2 on Saturday, continuing their absolute domination in the Kelly Cup playoffs. Both of these teams are full of superstars, with Max Andreev, who was named AMI Graphics Plus Performer of the Year, ECHL Announces […]

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ECHL Playoffs: Allen Americans vs. Idaho Steelheads Game 4 Recap | 04/27/2024

Friday night, the Allen Americans narrowed their series deficit by clinching a 5-1 victory against the Idaho Steelheads during Game 3 of the Mountain Division Semifinals. This remarkable performance took place in front of a 6,012-strong audience in Allen and saw the Americans finding the net in each period of play. Allen was aiming to […]

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ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs: Idaho Steelheads vs. Allen Americans Game 2 Recap | 04/24/2024

After an overtime win in Game One, the Idaho Steelheads extended their series lead to 2-0 with a nice win against the Allen Americans in Game Two. Starting Lineups The Allen Americans started Game Two with a forward trio of Colin Jacobs, Chaz Smedsrud, and Mikael Robidoux. They had a defensive pairing of Eric Williams […]

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ECHL: Allen Americans Vs. Idaho Steelheads Mountain Division Semifinals

The Allen Americans and Idaho Steelheads met Monday night for the first game in their round one series of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. In warm-up, both teams looked focused and ready, with not a lot of chirps or interactions between players. Once they took to the ice, the Americans took the lead in the first […]

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ECHL Defensemen of the Year Goes To The West For The Second Year In A Row

Every season the ECHL chooses a defenseman who demonstrates all-around ability and strength. The ECHL chose from the Idaho Steelheads this season for the second year. The Steelheads Defenseman is in his sixth professional season, and his second being in the ECHL. Before coming to Idaho, Kudla played for HC Nove Zamky and HK Dukla […]

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ECHL All-First and Second Teams Announced

Today, the ECHL announced the first and second teams for the 2023-24 season. The recipients were named after a vote by the coaches, media, broadcasters, media relations directors, and media. They had to select two defensemen, three forwards, and a goaltender. Toledo Walleye forward Hawkins named to All-First team Named to the All-First team was […]

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