|(Credit: Michigan Tech Hockey)|
Texas has good history with some of the smaller Michigan schools, including Ferris State and Michigan Tech. Stars GM Scott White played at Michigan Tech and goalie Josh Robinson did as well. Ferris State produced many Stars, most notably Greg Rallo, but also Cory Kane and Cody Chupp.
Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Thursday the team has signed rookie forward Reid Sturos to an amateur tryout agreement.
Sturos (STIHR-ohs), 24, joins the Stars after finishing his collegiate career at Michigan Tech, where he tallied 76 points (29-47=76) in 149 games over the last four years. Prior to that, the 6-foot-2, 185-pound native of Novi, Mich. played three seasons of junior hockey between the British Columbia Hockey League’s Nanaimo Clippers, the North American Hockey League’s Alexandria Blizzard and the United States Hockey League’s Omaha Lancers from 2010-2013.