July 29, 2022 – ECHL (ECHL) – Idaho Steelheads Press Release

BOISE, Idaho – The Boise Weekly has released its annual 2022 Best in Boise winners and named the Idaho Steelheads the “Best Local Sports Team” for 2022.

The Steelheads were community voted winners over the Boise State Broncos football team, Boise State Athletics, Boise Hawks and Idaho Horsemen as the city’s premier sports entertainment.


The annual awards, comprised of over 25 categories, are voted on by members of the Treasure Valley community to recognize the best in the community as the “Official Community Choice Awards”. Community members voted for two weeks in May among the five finalists in each category.

The Steelheads returned to play in record form after a year of non-participation due to the pandemic, kicking off the 2021-22 season with a sold-out crowd on October 22, 2021 and a 7-3 win. During the season, the Steelheads sold out 26 of their 36 home games, including every Friday and Saturday night game as well as two Wednesday night games. Additionally, the Steelheads averaged 5,009 fans for the season, marking the first time in team history that the organization reached over 100% capacity with a season-high 180,312 fans. ‘year. The Steelheads finished in the ECHL’s top eight in total attendance and had the most sales in the league while providing a unique entertainment experience for fans of all ages.

The 2022-23 season calendar has arrived! Get a great start into next season by locking in your partial or full season seats with a 2022-23 season ticket plan! Contact the Steelheads at 208-383-0080 and inquire about securing your seat before the team returns this fall! Follow the Steelheads throughout the summer months on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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