The ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads announced that they have agreed to terms with former Colorado College defenseman Eamonn McDermott. He grabbed their attention by assisting the opening goal in four of his 16 games playing for the Boise-based minor league team.
“Eamonn is a true competitor with great hockey sense who is mobile,” said Idaho coach Brad Ralph. “He’s a high-character player that is driven to improve, make our team better and make it to the next level.”
The 22-year-old McDermott joined the Steelheads at the end of last season after concluding his college career at Colorado College. He picked up an assist in his professional debut at Utah on March 24 and tied for the team lead in plus/minus rating during the postseason (plus-3).