|Kevin Connauton (Credit: Christina Shapiro/Texas Stars)
Elsewhere, Lane MacDermid was placed on waivers this morning. If he clears tomorrow, the thought would be that he is assigned to the Texas Stars. The pickup of Dustin Jeffrey from Pittsburgh off the waiver wire put MacDermid further outside the playing roster. He could be on the ice on Friday against San Antonio.
Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has recalled defenseman Kevin Connauton from his conditioning assignment with Texas.
Connauton, 23, appeared in six games with Texas, registering one assist, 20 shots on goal and 23 penalty minutes. The Edmonton, Alta. native made his NHL debut on Oct. 24 vs. Calgary, recording a +2 plus/minus rating and two penalty minutes in his only appearance with Dallas this season.
The six-foot-two, 200-pound defenseman was acquired by Dallas, along with a second-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft, from Vancouver in exchange for Derek Roy on April 2, 2013.