BOISE, Idaho – The Idaho Steelheads, ECHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced that the club has signed defenseman Seamus Donohue to a contract for the 2023-24 season.
Donohue enters his second professional season, first with Idaho, after spending last season in Finland with SaiPa (Liiga) where he tallied 15 points (2g-13a) in 59 games. The 27-year-old appeared in seven ECHL games with the South Carolina Stingrays in 2021-22 recording five assists following his collegiate career.
Prior to professional hockey, the North Oaks, Minnesota native played the final two years of his college career at St. Cloud State from 2020-22 appearing in 66 games and registering 25 points (2g-23a) and helping lead the Huskies to the National Championship Game in 2021. He spent his first three seasons at Michigan Tech from 2017-20 appearing in 113 of a possible 117 games. He led the Huskies defensive core in scoring during his sophomore season and was named the team’s most outstanding defensive player. He helped lead Michigan Tech to the 2018 WCHA championship.
In five college seasons from 2017-22 he accumulated 80 points (9g-71a) in 183 career games. He served as an alternate captain for Michigan Tech during the 2019-20 campaign and was a two-time alternate captain with St. Cloud State.