BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads have agreed to terms with goaltender Peter Thome on a contract for the 2022-23 season.Thome played his first three professional games with the Steelheads in the 2021-22 season, posting a 1-2-0 record with a 2.37 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage. The Minneapolis, Minnesota native made his debut on March 11 in Toledo and earned his first win two days later against the Walleye on March 13, stopping 32 saves in each of his first two games. This comes following the completion of his collegiate career with the University of St. Thomas and the University of North Dakota.
Prior to his collegiate career, the 25-year-old played two seasons of junior hockey with the second year between the United States Hockey League's Omaha Lancers, Chicago Steel and Waterloo Black Hawks in 2016-17, compiling a 21-9-2 record with a 2.99 goals-against average, a .891 save pct. and one shutout in 35 games. He was selected in the sixth round (155th overall) by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.