Sunday, September 27, 2015

Texas Stars Announce Training Camp Roster

(Credit: Christina Shapiro/Texas Stars)
The Texas Stars have announced their training camp roster for 2015-16. The roster, which is mostly composed of the latest cuts from Dallas Stars camp, will be supplemented over the coming week and a half with more players cut from Dallas camp. Some notable players expected in Cedar Park but not yet assigned include Travis Morin, Jack Campbell, and many of the Dallas-contracted defensemen such as Julius Honka and Esa Lindell.

Some notable PTO invites include Taylor Stefishen, who played with Texas last season on a PTO and several players on contract to Idaho including Colton Beck, Brandon Magee, Cole Martin, Andrew Panzarella, and Jake Rutt.

Camp will open Tuesday with daily practices. Texas Stars training camp is closed to the public.

Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced today their initial roster and schedule for training camp for the upcoming 2015-16 season.

25 players report to Cedar Park Center Monday for physicals, and Tuesday the team will hit the ice for their first formal practice. All non-game day practices are scheduled for 10 a.m. All practice sessions are open to the media and a formal media day is set for Tuesday, Oct. 6.

The 15 forwards are Colton Beck, Cam Braes, Derek Hulak, Cory Kane, Justin Dowling, Brandon Magee, Emil Molin, Taylor Peters, Greg Rallo, Brendan Ranford, Gemel Smith, Taylor Stefishen, Matej Stransky, Branden Troock, and Cole Ully. The seven defensemen are Jesse Blacker, Brennan Evans, Zack Kamrass, Matt Mangene, Cole Martin, Andrew Panzarella, and Jake Rutt. The three goaltenders are Philippe Desrosier, Maxime Lagace, and John Muse.

The Stars will compete in a pair of preseason games against the San Antonio Rampage on Friday, Oct 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. Both games will be played at Cedar Park Center.

Opening night for the 2015-16 campaign is Friday Saturday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

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