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Steelheads add NCAA standouts

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Posted at 8:17 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 22:17:50-04

Steelheads Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced that the Idaho Steelheads have agreed to terms on ECHL contracts with two leaders from the college ranks, adding forward Will Merchant from the University of Maine and forward David Glen from Penn State University.

Glen served as captain last season with the Nittany Lions, while Merchant was an assistant captain with the Black Bears.

Merchant, played 136 games over four seasons at Maine, scoring 22 goals and 39 points.

Glen, played four seasons at Penn State and was also assistant captain during his junior season. In 122 college games, he tallied 29 goals and 69 points.

Merchant and Glen become the first rookie players to agree to terms with Idaho for the 2016-17 season.