Steelheads Complete Trade with Swamp Rabbits
Boise, ID - Steelheads Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced the completion of a trade with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on Wednesday.
The Steelheads acquired forward Jack Nevins last season on March 7th in exchange for future considerations. Today the Steelheads completed that deal by sending the rights to forward Will Merchant to Greenville.
Merchant, 24, played each of his first two professional seasons with Idaho. The Eagan, Minnesota native appeared in 70 games with the Steelheads last season, totaling 17 goals and 46 points along with a plus-17 rating. Merchant played 139 games with the Steelheads since joining the team at the start of the 2016-17 season, recording 38 goals and 94 points. Merchant also notched a goal and four points in 11 playoff games.
Nevins, 24, recorded two goals and four points in seven games with the Steelheads, as well as 26 penalty minutes. The fourth-year pro tallied two goals, three points, and 17 penalty minutes in 11 playoff games.
Full and partial season ticket plans for the 2018-19 season are on sale now. For information regarding season plans, the Gold Club, and group sales rates, contact the Steelheads Front Office at 383-0080 or visit idahosteelheads.com.
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