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DALLAS ASSIGNS FABIAN BRUNNSTROM AND MAXIME FORTUNUS TO TEXAS
Brunnstrom Assigned for Conditioning

Cedar Park, TX – The Dallas Stars announced Wednesday that the club has assigned left wing Fabian Brunnstrom to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), for a conditioning assignment. He is scheduled to rejoin the Dallas Stars in Montreal when they face the Canadiens on Jan. 14. Defenseman Maxime Fortunus has also been reassigned to Texas.

Brunnstrom, 24, has skated in 23 games for Dallas this season, collecting one goal and six assists. The 6-2, 212-pound left wing played in 55 games for the Stars in his first NHL season in 2008-09, recording 29 points (17g, 12a). The Jonstorp, Sweden native skated for Farjestads BK of the Swedish Elite League in 2007-08, notching nine goals and 28 assists in 54 games. He was signed as a free agent by Dallas on May 8, 2008.

Fortunus, 26, has skated in five games for Dallas, going scoreless with two penalty minutes. He was recalled from Texas on Dec. 18. Fortunus signed as a free agent with Dallas on July 3, 2008. He has appeared in 30 games for Texas, scoring five goals and four assists for nine points and 12 penalty minutes. The veteran defenseman is expected to play in Manitoba on Thursday, Dec. 31. Fortunus returns to Winnipeg, MB, where he played four seasons Moose.

The Stars travel to Manitoba for two road games. The first game is on Thursday, Dec. 31 at 4:00 PM followed by the second game on Saturday, Jan. 2 at 7:30 PM. Texas returns to the Cedar Park Center on Wednesday, Jan. 6 for a game against the Houston Aeros at 7:30 PM. On Tuesday, the first 2,000 fans will receive a Texas Stars rally towel. The Stars travel to Abbotsford, BC for back-to-back road games on Friday, Jan. 8 and Saturday, Jan. 9.

Tickets for any of the Stars 40 regular season home games at Cedar Park Center are on sale, starting as low as $9.00 a seat. Individual game tickets may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, by going online at www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting any local Ticketmaster outlet.

Season ticket packages to see the Stars play their Inaugural season at the Cedar Park Center are on sale now, starting as low as $12.00 a seat. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com. Anyone interested in purchasing season tickets, suites, group tickets or mini-plans may call the Texas Stars front office.

--Texas Stars--
Posted on 12/30/09

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