Geoff Woolhouse has signed a new one year contract with the Steelers, returning for a fourth season with the club.
Geoff Woolhouse is a Sheffield lad born and bread who left his town and joined the Steelers biggest rivals for his junior (under 19’s) career.
Woolhouse made his senior debut for the Nottingham Panthers in 2003/04 and was a regular back up goalie until 2010. In this time he made a name for himself as the most reliable back up in the EIHL and helped the Panthers clinch the 2007/08 EIHL Challenge Cup.
Woolhouse joined the Steelers in time for the league championship winning season in 2010-11 making 4 crucial starts in the championship run in after starting goalie Ervins Mustukovs left on international duty. His period between the pipes saw an impressive return od 2.56 goals against and a saves average of 90.1%.
In 2011-12 he started 9 games with an incredible 96.8% saves percentage earning him a call up to the senior GB squad under Tony Hand and new Steelers coach Doug Christiansen.
Woolhouse had just the 6 starts last season (12/13) behind John DeCaro with a goals against average of just 2.67
He remains part of the international set up and a member of the GB squads though has yet to make a senior appearance.
|Regular Season Stats|
|2013-14 Regular Season||Sheffield Steelers||0||0||0||0||0.00||0.000||0||0||0||0||0|
|2012-13 Regular Season||Sheffield Steelers||6||15||337||130||2.67||0.897||5||1||0||0||0|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Sheffield Steelers||9||7||462||215||0.91||0.968||8||0||0||0||3|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Sheffield Steelers||4||8||187||73||2.56||0.901||1||0||1||0||0|
|2012 EIHL Playoffs||Sheffield Steelers||0||0||0||0||0.00||0.000||0||0||0||0||0|
|2011 EIHL Playoffs||Sheffield Steelers||0||0||0||0||0.00||0.000||0||0||0||0||0|