BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads, ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced that the club has re-signed forward Janis Svanenbergs to a contract for the 2023-24 season.
Svanenbergs enters his fifth professional season, second with Idaho after tallying 22 points (13g-9a) in 45 games last season. The 22-year-old began his pro career in the KHL with Riga Dynamo in 2019-20. He played parts of three seasons with Riga Dynamo from 2019-22 totaling 11 points (5g-6a) in 65 games. The Ventspils, Latvia native also spent time in Finland playing for Lukko Rauma (Liiga) where he skated 14 games notching one assist.