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DALLAS RECALLS DEFENSEMAN MAXIME FORTUNUS
DALLAS RECALLS DEFENSEMAN MAXIME FORTUNUS
Texas Travels to Grand Rapids on Friday at 6:00 PM

Cedar Park, TX – The Dallas Stars announced on Thursday the club has recalled defenseman Maxime Fortunus from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). The club also placed center Toby Petersen on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 2.

Fortunus, 27, has played in 25 games for Texas so far this season, posting seven points (2g, 5a) and eight penalty minutes. He made his NHL debut last season with Dallas, appearing in eight games and accruing four penalty minutes. The La Prairie, QC native, helped Texas reach the Calder Cup Finals in the 2009-10 season, tallying 23 points (11g, 12a) in 72 regular season games during the club’s inaugural season.

Petersen, 32, suffered a hand injury Dec. 2 against Washington. He has skated in 24 games so far this season for the Stars, collecting one goal (shorthanded) and one assist with four penalty minutes. The Minneapolis, MN native, set a new career high in goals last season with nine. Petersen has played in 167 games over four seasons with Dallas, recording 31 points (14g, 17a). The 5-10, 197-pound center signed a two-year contract extension with Dallas on April 5, 2010.


The Texas Stars remain on the road with a 6:00 pm (CT) faceoff in Grand Rapids on Friday, December 10th. The Stars will head to Milwaukee on Saturday before returning to Grand Rapids on Sunday afternoon to conclude a four-game road swing. Texas returns home to take on the Manitoba Moose on Tuesday, December 14th at 7:30 pm. Every Tuesday, fans may bring any non-perishable H-E-B food item to receive a $5.00 discount off their ticket price. Tuesday will also be a 3-2-1 night, where fans may purchase $3.00 domestic 12 oz drafts, $2.00 sodas and $1.00 hot dogs.

Texas Stars Holiday Packages are on sale now. Fans may purchase eight tickets for any upcoming 2010-11 regular season home game, one Stars fleece blanket and a limited edition autographed holiday puck for only $99.

Individual tickets for all games are on sale now. Tickets are available online at www.TexasStarsHockey.com or by calling 512.GO.STARS (467.8277). Pro-rated season ticket packages to see the Stars play at the Cedar Park Center are on sale now. 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.


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Posted on 12/09/10

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