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Canade, Svanenbergs join Steelheads

Friday, September 2nd
Canade, Svanenbergs join Steelheads

BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads have agreed to terms with defenseman Nicholas Canade and forward Janis Svanenbergs on contracts for the 2022-23 season. 

Canade spent last season playing in the Finnish Elite League (SM-liiga) registering 19 points (3g-16a) in 49 games for RoKi. During the 2020-21 season the 22-year-old played four games for KOOVEE (SM-liiga) and five games for KOOVEE U20 (U20 SM-sarja) collecting two points (1g-1a).

Prior to playing overseas, the Mississauga, Ontario native played three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Mississauga Steelheads from 2017-20 accumulating 76 points (29g-47a) in 177 career games. He served as an alternate captain during his last two seasons and was awarded the OHL Humanitarian of the Year (Dan Snyder Trophy) in 2018-19.

Svanenbergs has spent parts of the last three seasons playing in the KHL and SM-liiga. Last season the 21-yera-old totaled two points (1g-1a) for Riga Dynamo in the KHL and registered one assist in 14 games for Lukko Rauma of SM-liiga. In three seasons with Riga Dynamo from 2019-22 the Riga, Latvia native amassed 11 points (5g-6a) in 65 career games.   

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