Idaho Steelhead goalie Tomas Sholl has started the season on fire and as a result has been named the ECHL Goalie of the Week.

Sholl went 2-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average and a save percentage of .958 in two appearances at Utah last week.

The 25-year-old turned aside 30 shots in a 3-2 season-opening win on Friday and made 39 saves in a 3-1 victory on Saturday.

Under contract with Texas of the American Hockey League, Sholl has appeared in 60 career ECHL games with Idaho and Adirondack with an overall record of 42-12-4 with seven shutouts, a 2.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .935. Last season, he earned a spot in the ECHL All-Star Classic while being named to the ECHL All-Rookie Team and the All-ECHL Second Team.

The Idaho Steelheads open the home season Friday hosting the Wichita Thunder. The Steelheads have announced a free Fan Fest before the game from 5pm-7pm Friday at the Grove. Live music, games and more as a celebration to the start of the 23rd year of Steelhead action in Boise.


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