Jason Robertson Earns First NHL Recall

(Credit: Andy Nietupski/Texas Stars)
Rookie Jason Robertson has been recalled to the Dallas Stars this morning. The Stars placed Alexander Radulov on IR retroactive to Tuesday.

Robertson has been crushing it in the AHL over the past few weeks. He has nine goals in his last fourteen games and had a four point night on Saturday in Grand Rapids.

Robertson, if he plays tonight, will get to make his NHL debut in Toronto, the epicenter of hockey.

Here's the release:
Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled left wing Jason Robertson from the Texas Stars. Additionally, the club has placed forward Alexander Radulov on Injured Reserve (upper body) retroactive to Feb. 11.

Robertson, 20, has registered 35 points (20-15=35) in 49 games with Texas in his rookie campaign. The forward currently shares 12th in the AHL and third among AHL rookies with a team-leading 20 goals so far this season. Robertson also ranks seventh among AHL first-year skaters and paces Texas with 35 points, while he is tied for second on the team with four power play goals in 2019-20.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound native of Northville, Mich., was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (39th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft.

The Stars return to Cedar Park, Texas, for a weekend series with the San Antonio Rampage at on Friday and Saturday at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. The puck drops at 7 p.m. both nights as the Stars play nine of their next 10 games at home.