Thursday, March 28, 2019

Forward Tony Calderone Heads to Idaho Steelheads

(Credit: Andy Nietupski/Texas Stars)
Further evidence that Texas is satisfied with its new forward pool came today as the Stars assigned Tony Calderone to the Idaho Steelheads. The first-year forward has made two previous appearances with the Steelheads, totaling 14 points in 18 games. Calderone had not played for Texas since March 17th.

Here's the release:
Forward Tony Calderone has returned to the Idaho Steelheads on assignment by the Dallas Stars (NHL) from the Texas Stars (AHL), Steelheads Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Neil Graham announced Thursday.

Calderone, 24, has played in 33 games with AHL Texas this season, posting five goals and five assists for 10 points with one game-winning goal. The Trenton, Mich., native makes his third stint with the Steelheads this season, owning six goals and eight assists for 14 points through 18 games with two power play goals and coming off a four-game point streak in his most recent trip to Idaho. He recorded one assist in his ECHL debut on Nov. 7, 2018 against Tulsa and scored his first ECHL goal on Nov. 30, 2018 over Jacksonville. Calderone was signed to a two-year, entry-level contract with the Dallas Stars on Apr. 9, 2018.

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