Today, the Dallas Stars have sent 26 players to the Texas Stars and the rest to their junior teams as as the NHL looks like it will be heading into a lockout. I was hoping for no lockout but looks like we are heading into one. Here is more info about the Stars assiging players to the minors from the Dallas Morning News:
Again, these moves would have normally been made during training camp, but they need to be done before the current CBA expires on Sept. 15.
Here is the press release.
DALLAS STARS MAKE ROSTER MOVES
Frisco, TX – The Dallas Stars announced today that 26 players have been assigned to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). The club also announced that five players have been assigned to their respective Junior club teams.
The following players have been assigned to Texas (AHL):
The following players have been assigned to their respective Junior teams:
Radek Faksa (Kitchener – OHL)
Maxime Lagace (PEI – QMJHL))
Brett Ritchie (Niagara – OHL)
Matej Stransky (Saskatoon – WHL)
Troy Vance (Victoriaville – QMJHL)
Hopefully the NHL can come up with a deal and save the season for us the fans but for right now looks like Stars fans can see their favorite prospects in the juniors and the Texas Stars.