Saturday, September 28, 2013

Seven Headed to Texas Stars Camp from Dallas

Austin Smith (Credit: Steven Christy)
Dallas has announced today that defensemen Jyrki Jokipakka, Patrik Nemeth and Jamie Oleksiak and forwards Brett Ritchie, Austin Smith and Matej Stransky have been assigned to the Texas Stars following this conclusion of the NHL preseason. Texas Stars captain Maxime Fortunus was also released from his tryout contract with Dallas and will report to Texas.

Expect these players in camp tomorrow and that some of them could figure into the lineup for the second preseason game.

Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has reduced its training camp roster by seven players, all of whom will report to Texas.

Dallas assigned six players to Texas: defensemen Jyrki Jokipakka, Patrik Nemeth and Jamie Oleksiak and forwards Brett Ritchie, Austin Smith and Matej Stransky.

Dallas also released defenseman Maxime Fortunus from his professional tryout contract.

Texas’ training camp roster now stands at 30 players, including three goaltenders, 11 defensemen and 16 forwards. Dallas’ training camp roster now stands at 29 players, including three goaltenders, eight defensemen and 18 forwards.

1 comment:

  1. With these 4 D heading to Texas & Gaunce already there, who do you think will get released & how many will they carry? Thx -Scott

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