Texas Stars’ Forward Leads AHL in Goals, Ranks Third in Points
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has signed right wing Colton Sceviour to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 season. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sceviour is in his fifth season with the Stars organization, having spent the majority of his professional career with Texas. The Red Deer, Alta., native leads the AHL with 31 goals this season, ranks third in the League with 61 points (31 goals, 30 assists) and is Texas’ all-time leader in games played (344), goals (98), shorthanded goals (9), game-winning goals (22) and shots (946). The 6-foot, 200-pound forward has recorded 238 points (98 goals, 140 assists) in 344 career games in the AHL.
“Colton has been a very reliable and effective player for our organization during his professional hockey career,” said Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill. “He has become an elite player at the American Hockey League level and we look forward to his continued growth with the Dallas Stars.”
The 24-year-old made his NHL debut with Dallas on Feb. 5, 2011 at Philadelphia and scored his first career NHL goal on Dec. 14, 2013 at Winnipeg. He has five points (3 goals, 2 assists) in 10 career NHL contests, including two game-winning goals. Sceviour was Dallas’ fourth-round selection (112th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft.
The Dallas Stars next game is against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, March 1st at 2:00 p.m. at American Airlines Center.
The Texas Stars will continue their a five-game road trip as they travel to San Antonio on Saturday, March 1st for a 7:00 p.m. face off at AT&T Center. Texas will return to Cedar Park Center Saturday, March 8th to face the Charlotte Checkers with a 7:00 p.m. face off. Saturday’s game is a Coke Zero Family Four Pack Night and a Texas Lottery Lucky Row Night, as well as a Stars Team Poster giveaway and there will be a post-game autograph session. Pro-rated full and partial 2013-14 Texas Stars Season Tickets are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.
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