The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Sunday the team has signed defenseman Aaron Harstad to a professional tryout agreement.
Harstad (HAR-stad), 22, joins the Stars after appearing in 37 ECHL games this season, 33 with the Norfolk Admirals and four with the Idaho Steelheads. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound blueliner competed in 26 games last season for the AHL’s Manitoba Moose, recording four assists.
The Stevens Point, Wisc. native is a former seventh-round pick of the Winnipeg Jets in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.