Brett Ritchie Returns to Texas Stars

Brett Ritchie (Credit: Christina Shapiro/Texas Stars)
Brett Ritchie has been reassigned to the Texas Stars as they prepare to leave for a six-game road trip, their longest of the season.

Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced today forward Brett Ritchie has been reassigned to the team from Dallas.

Ritchie, 21, has posted four points (three goals, one assist) and a +2 plus/minus rating in 10 NHL games with Dallas this season. He scored his first career NHL goal in his first career NHL game on his first shot on Dec. 31, 2014 vs. the Arizona Coyotes. In 23 games with Texas, he has posted 18 points (11 goals, seven assists) and a team-leading +10 plus/minus rating.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound native of Orangeville, Ontario was selected by Dallas in the second round (44th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.