Thursday, February 11, 2016

Jason Dickinson Named Lone Star Grille/100 Degree Hockey Player of the Week

Jason Dickinson (Credit: Christina Shapiro/Texas Stars)
Each week, we name the Lone Star Grille/100 Degree Hockey Player of the Week. Lone Star Grille offers happy hour weekdays from 4-7 PM just minutes from the Cedar Park Center. The new Higher Ground Bar at the Grille is a smoke-free bar open 6 PM to 2 AM Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Redeem your game ticket for reverse happy hour from 10-12 PM with $2 off specialty cocktails, $4.00 house wine and $2.50 domestic longnecks.

Jason Dickinson is stepping up big time.

Since the departure of Greg Rallo, the rookie forward has been a force for the Stars. That's a really good thing because with Rallo's scoring suddenly off the scoresheet, someone had to step up. Dickinson is one of those lending a hand.

This week, that help came in the form of a seven point week that included a game-winning goal and a shootout winner in the Stars' games in Manitoba.

Despite his scoring, Dickinson ended up minus-1 on the week though, so there's always something to be improved on. He has said before that he wants to be known for his defense, so it is certainly a point he will look to improve upon. That being said, he was plus-2 in the game last night which features no special teams goals.

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