Shane Hanna Recalled from Idaho Steelheads Amid Regner Injury

Shane Hanna (Credit: Idaho Steelheads)
With Brent Regner injured and only possibly in the lineup on Saturday, Texas has called for defensive backup. Shane Hanna has been having a fantastic run of games, notching a multi-point game last week and compiling 4-10=14 in 26 games so far.

Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Thursday the team has recalled defenseman Shane Hanna from their ECHL affiliate, the Idaho Steelheads.

Hanna, 23, has appeared in 26 games this year with Idaho, tallying 14 points (4-10=14). The Salmon Arm, British Columbia native spent the last four years at Michigan Tech prior to beginning his pro career, and appeared in 163 collegiate games during his four-year stint.

The 5-foot-11, 200-pound rookie began the season in NHL and AHL training camp with the Dallas Stars and Texas.