Milestones keep coming for Flichel
Monday, March 22, 2010
(Boise, ID) - The career milestones are starting to build up for longtime Idaho Steelheads captain Marty Flichel.
The 34-year-old forward notched his
400th point as a Steelhead last week when he
assisted on an Adam Huxley goal against the Utah Grizzlies
at Qwest Arena.
In January, Flichel
became the leading scorer in the history of the Idaho Steelheads
, spanning both the ECHL and WCHL eras.
Prior to that, he
had netted his
250th professional goal in North America on November 6, also against the Utah Grizzlies
professional debut for the ECHL's Dayton Bombers during the 1996-97 season.
skating in his
12th season in North America, also having played two years overseas.
The IHL's Michigan K-Wings (now the ECHL's Kalamazoo Wings) and WCHL's Tacoma Sabercats also employed Flichel
along the way.
He first joined the Steelheads in 2002-2003, when the team was still in the WCHL, returning to the team for good at the start of the 2004-2005 season.
This is his
seventh season with Idaho.
has 651 professional points in North America, meaning the countdown to 700 is on.