BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads, ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced that the club has signed goaltenders Kaden Fulcher and Jared Moe to contracts for the 2023-24 season.
Fulcher, 24, enters his sixth professional season, first with Idaho after splitting time last season with the Reading Royals and the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch. He signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings on Oct. 3, 2017 and spent four seasons with the organization. He made his NHL debut on April 6, 2019 making 11 saves on 13 shots in 27:13 of time in net against the Buffalo Sabres. In four seasons with the Red Wings organization the Brigden, Ontario native played 49 games with the Toledo Walleye and 11 AHL games with the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Prior to his professional career, he played parts of three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League, splitting time with the Sarnia Sting and Hamilton Bulldogs. During the 2017-18 campaign, he helped lead the Bulldogs to the OHL championship and was named the Most Outstanding Goalie in the Memorial Cup.
Moe, 24, enters his first professional season after spending the last two seasons at the University of Wisconsin and the previous two at the University of Minnesota. In four collegiate seasons he played 80 games posting a record of 27-38-4 with a 3.01 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage. The New Prague, Minnesota native helped the Gophers to a Big Ten championship in 2020-21 and was named to the conference's All-Rookie Team in 2019-20.
Prior to college hockey, he played two seasons in the United States Hockey League with the Waterloo Black Hawks appearing in 63 games posting a record of 37-14-4 with a 2.49 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage. He was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the sixth round (184th overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.