The East Coast Hockey League Idaho Steelheads have signed former Vernon Vipers defenceman Geoff Crisfield.
Crisfield will join former Vernon Vipers forward Dexter Dancs. Dancs in his first season with the Steelheads, signed his first professional contract with the Steelheads August 15 2018. Dancs played a season and a half with the Vipers (2012-2014) after coming over in a trade with the Penticton Vees.
Crisfield started the season with the Southern Professional Hockey League Birmingham Bulls. Crisfield was is in his first season with the Bulls, In 12 games Crisfield has (1-goal-7-assists-8-assists).
Crisfield spent the past four seasons at SAIT (Southern AB Inst. of Tech) before signing with the Bulls this season.
Crisfield played two years in Vernon (2011-2013) before being traded to the AJHL Spruce Grove Saints June 1st 2013 for future considerations. In 110 games with the Vipers Crisfield collected (2-goals-11-assists-13-points).
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Steelheads Sign Defenseman Geoff Crisfield
November 29, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - Idaho Steelheads News Release
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Steelheads have signed defenseman Geoff Crisfield to a Standard Player Contract (SPC), Head Coach & Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced on Thursday.
Crisfield, 25, played 12 games with the Birmingham Bulls (SPHL), tallying one goal and seven assists for eight points with 36 penalty minutes and a plus-three rating. The Calgary, Alb., native initially appeared at Steelheads Training Camp before joining the Bulls following his senior season at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Canada. In 96 collegiate games, the 6-foot-1, 200-pound defenseman totaled 16 goals and 35 assists for 51 points with a career-high 24 points in his senior season.
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