Sheffield Steelers sack former NHL man Andre Deveaux

Andre Deveaux's underwhelming spell with Sheffield Steelers is over.

Tuesday, 28th November 2017, 1:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:25 am
Andre Deveaux

The player looked like he might make a hit as a re-born centreman with Sheffield Steelers.

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But last weekend's displays by the 33-year-old put paid to his continuing employment and he was released today "with immediate effect" by the Elite League side.

Deveaux played six EIHL games and three in the Continental Cup since joining the club in October.

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