Frisco, TX – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has traded right wing Krystofer Barch and Dallas’ sixth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for left wing Jake Hauswirth and Florida’s fifth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Hauswirth, 23, has collected 12 points (6 goals, 6 assists) in 16 games this season for the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees of the Central Hockey League (CHL). The 6-5, 218-pound left wing from Houghton, MI, has recorded points in four straight games for the Killer Bees (1 goal, 4 assists). During the 2010-11 campaign, Hauswirth began the season with South Carolina Sting Rays of the ECHL, skating in 37 games and collecting 14 points (10 goals, 4 assists). On Feb. 28, 2011, Hauswirth was traded to Florida from Washington in exchange for defenseman Dennis Wideman and finished the year with the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL). In 12 games with Cincinnati, he collected 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists).
Barch, 31, has skated in 10 games this season with Dallas with 23 penalty minutes (PIM). The 6-1, 237-pound right wing from Hamilton, ON has played all of his 263 career NHL games in a Dallas Stars uniform, collecting 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) and 578 PIM. During the 2010-11 season, Barch ranked third on the club in penalty minutes (80 PIM) and skated in 44 games.
FRISCO, Tex. – Dallas Stars General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk announced today that the club has named Charlie Huddy as assistant coach.
“We are extremely pleased to name Charlie Huddy to our coaching staff,” said Nieuwendyk. “He has a wealth of experience at the highest levels of hockey, and we know he’ll be a great fit with our young defensive corps. With his name on the Stanley Cup five times, plus three other trips to the Cup Final under his belt, he will certainly play an integral role in helping this team reach our goals.”
Huddy, 50, most recently served as an assistant coach with Edmonton for the past nine seasons (2000-2009) helping lead the Oilers to a 301-252-103 record during that span. Edmonton posted a 17-13 playoff record during his term as assistant coach, including a run to the 2006 Stanley Cup Final, in which the Oilers fell to Carolina in seven games.
FRISCO, Tex. – Dallas Stars General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Mark Fistric to a three-year, $3 million contract through the 2011-12 NHL season.
“Mark made some great strides with his game last season, both here in Dallas as well as with the Manitoba Moose,” said Nieuwendyk. “He is a big, physical presence with a great deal of potential, and he’ll be counted upon to solidify our blue line for the next three seasons.”
FRISCO, Tex. – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has recalled left wing Fabian Brunnstrom from the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was assigned to the Moose on Jan. 27 after missing 11 games due to a lower body injury suffered on Dec. 27 vs. Anaheim. Brunnstrom will travel to Dallas today and will rejoin the Stars when they return home from their game at Columbus tonight.
FRISCO, Tex. - The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned left wing Fabian Brunnstrom to the Manitoba Moose in the American Hockey League (AHL). He was placed on the Injured Reserve list with a lower body injury on Dec. 27.
Brunnstrom, 23, has skated in 31 games for Dallas this season, collecting 10 goals and four assists for 14 points with two penalty minutes. He leads the Stars and ranks first among NHL rookies in game-winning goals (4), and is third in the NHL (and first among league rookies) in shooting percentage (22.2%). Brunnstrom is also ranked tied for seventh among first-year players in goals.
FRISCO, Tex. - The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has recalled center Tom Wandell from Timra IK in the Swedish Elite League.
Wandell, 21, has skated in 28 games with Timra this season, recording 11 goals and 13 assists for 24 points with 18 penalty minutes. He is tied for first on the club in both goals and points, and is second in assists. Among all players in the Swedish Elite League, he is tied for eighth in goals, tied for 10th in scoring and tied for 16th in assists.
The native of Sodertalje, Sweden, played the AHL Iowa Stars last season, posting 19 points (10 goals, 9 assists) and 16 penalty minutes in 53. Wandell added three goals in three games with the ECHL Idaho Steelheads in 2007-08. In 50 games with Assat Pori in the Finnish Elite League in 2006-07, the 6-1, 185-pound center collected 12 points (6 goals, 6 assists) and 20 PIM.
Dallas’ fifth-round pick (No. 154 overall) in the 2005 Draft, Wandell skated for Team Sweden at the 2004 World Under-18 Championships and the 2006 Four Nations Cup.
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FRISCO, Tex. – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has signed right wing Mark Parrish to a one-year contract worth $500,000.
“We feel that Mark will bring a great deal of experience and leadership to our club, as an established veteran in this league,” said Co-General Manager Les Jackson. “He is a talented player with some obvious two-way capabilities and we feel he will be a positive addition to our group.”
Parrish, 31, skated in 66 games with Minnesota last season, notching 16 goals and 14 assists for 30 points. He served as captain for the Wild for the month of December 2007, his third monthly stint as Minnesota’s captain (February 2007 and March/April 2007). The native of Bloomington, Minn., has skated in 660 career NHL games with the Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings and Minnesota Wild, registering 208 goals and 164 assists for 372 points.
The 5-11, 199-pound right wing has also skated in 27 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, recording five goals and four assists for nine points. His most prolific NHL season came in 2001-02 with the Islanders, when he scored 30 goals, 30 assists and 60 points, all career highs, and earned a spot in the 2002 NHL All-Star Game. He has scored 16 or more goals in each of his nine NHL seasons.
Originally selected by Colorado in the fourth round (79th overall) of the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, Parrish skated for Team USA at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. He also donned a USA jersey at the 2001 World Championships, and the 1996 and 1997 World Junior Championships.
Skating at St. Cloud State University from 1995-97, Parrish earned NCAA West Second All-American Team honors and led the WCHA in goals in 1997. In 74 games at SCSU, Parrish recorded 42 goals and 28 assists for 70 points. In 54 games with WHL Seattle in 1997-98, Parrish collected 92 points (54 goals, 38 assists) to earn team MVP and First-Team WHL All-Star honors.
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Mark Fistric and forward James Neal to the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL), and also that the team has assigned left wing Chris Conner back to the Peoria Rivermen (AHL) after completion of his emergency recall.
Fistric has appeared in 11 games for Dallas this season, earning one assist with four penalty minutes. Neal has skated in 12 games for the Stars this year, scoring two goals and two assists. Conner appeared in one game for Dallas during his recall (Friday at Chicago), going scoreless.
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