Mississauga, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads announced today that forward Kristoff Kontos has been traded to the Saginaw Spirit for a 4th round pick in 2014 and a 7th round pick in 2015.
Kontos has been a part of the Mississauga franchise since 2011 when he joined the St. Michael's Majors after being acquired from the Sudbury Wolves. In 68 regular season games for the Steelheads this past season, the Penetanguishene, ON native posted a career high in both goals (17) and points (37). The Saginaw Spirit will be Kontos' 3rd OHL team as he enters his 4th season in the league as an over-ager. In 269 career games in the OHL, Kontos has scored 45 goals and added 76 assists.
Kristoff has been a valued contributor to the Steelheads and we wish him well in the future.
Mississauga, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads are proud to announce the signing of forward Everett Clark to a standard OHL player contract. Clark was selected by Mississauga in the 5th round (90th overall) at the 2012 OHL Priority Selection. The 5'10, 185lbs forward was a member of the 2012-13 OMHA Midget ETA "AAA" championship winning Whitby Wildcats.
Mississauga, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads are proud to announce the signing of their 1st round pick from the 2013 OHL Priority Selection, Sean Day. "We are thrilled to welcome Sean Day to the Mississauga Steelheads organization. Sean's tremendous skill set is highlighted by his elite skating ability. We look forward to working with Sean as he adjusts to the league and becomes a key member of our hockey club." said Steelheads General Manager, James Boyd.
Mississauga, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads closed out the 2012-13 on Friday night at their annual year end awards banquet at Stage West hotel. Guests joined staff and players as the Steelheads celebrated a successful first season and highlighted the achievements of the season.
The Detroit Red Wings Host The Toronto Maple Leafs
NEW YORK/DETROIT (April 7, 2013) – The 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 1, when the Detroit Red Wings® will play host to the Toronto Maple Leafs® at Michigan Stadium on the University of Michigan campus, the National Hockey League announced today. It is anticipated that the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® could set a world record for attendance at a hockey game. Nicknamed The Big House®, Michigan Stadium is the largest of its kind in North America. The game will be broadcast live on NBC in the U.S. and on CBC and RDS in Canada. SiriusXM Radio will provide live radio coverage.
"The history of the teams' cross-border rivalry, the nobility of The Big House and the growing tradition of the NHL Winter Classic will raise the anticipation for this event to new heights," Commissioner Gary Bettman said. "We are delighted to offer our fans a spectacle at which the energy will be unmatched and the demand for tickets will be unprecedented. For anyone involved in any way -- as a player, a coach, an official, a fan -- this NHL Winter Classic will be a truly memorable hockey moment."
Mississauga, ON - The Steelheads were aware that scoring one goal per game would not be enough against Malcolm Subban's Belleville Bulls. Today, a hard-checking and defensively strong effort, goaltending and timely goal scoring earned Mississauga a well deserved Game 3 victory.
Mississauga, ON - The Steelheads win consecutive games for the first time since mid-November. Spenser Cobbold recorded his first career multi-goal game and Thomas Welsh lead the Steelheads physical play to send Niagara packing.
Mississauga, ON - The Steelheads looked to start 2013 with a win over a divisional opponent on home ice, and did so with a convincing 5-2 win over the visiting IceDogs. Niagara opened the scoring for the third time in as many games at the Hershey Centre this season when Steven Shipley beat Tyson Teichmann for his 20th goal of the season from the right circle at 18:03.
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