Dallas Activates Forward Ryan Garbutt from Injured Reserve
CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has assigned defenseman Jordie Benn and right wing Colton Sceivour to Texas. Additionally Dallas has activated forward Ryan Garbutt from injured reserve.
Benn, 25, has skated in 23 games for Dallas this season, registering six points (1G-5A), including his first career NHL goal on March 23 against the Colorado Avalanche. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound defenseman returns to Texas with 21 points (7G-14A) in 40 games for the AHL affiliate this season. A native of Victoria, B.C., Benn went undrafted and was signed by Dallas on July 25, 2012 to a one-year contract extension.
Sceviour, 23, has skated in two career NHL contests, most recently on Jan. 26, 2013 against St. Louis. The 6-foot, 196-pound forward ranks second on the Texas Stars in scoring this season with 44 points (18G-26A) and is second with a plus-17 rating. The native of Red Deer, Alta., was Dallas' fourth-round selection (112th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft.
Garbutt, 27, has missed the last nine games with a wrist injury and was placed on injured reserve retroactive to the March 14 game against Anaheim. The 6-foot, 190-pound forward has earned five points (3G-2A) in 23 games for the Stars this season and has registered eight points (5G-3A) in 43 career NHL contests.
The Dallas Stars faceoff against the Anaheim Ducks tonight at 9:00 p.m. at Honda Center (TV: FOX Sports Southwest; Radio: 1310 The Ticket).
The Texas Stars continue their three-game home stand on Friday April 5th against the Oklahoma City Barons for a 7:30 p.m. faceoff at Cedar Park Center. Friday’s game against the Barons is another Texas Lottery Lucky Section Night, a $3 Beer Night and the fifth Texas Stars Player Magnet Giveaway. 2013-14 Season Tickets are now on sale. Put your deposit for 2013-14 season tickets and receive priority for both Texas Stars 2013 Calder Cup playoff tickets and 2013-14 season seat selection. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.
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