Swedish Defenseman Earns First Career NHL Call-Up
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has recalled defenseman Patrik Nemeth from loan with Texas.
Nemeth, 22, has posted 10 points (3 goals, 7 assists) and a team leading +19 plus/minus rating in 37 games played for Texas this season. The native of Stockholm, Sweden is in his second North American professional hockey season, where he has earned 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists) in 84 career AHL contests. Since returning to the lineup following a two-month injury stint on February 15th, Nemeth has posted eight points (3 goals, 5 assists) and a +13 rating in 17 games played. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound defenseman was drafted by Dallas in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft and was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract on April 21, 2011.
The Dallas Stars return to the ice on Tuesday, April 1st for a 6:00 p.m. CT game against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center.
The Texas Stars will continue their home stand as they face the Lake Erie Monsters on Friday, April 4th for a 7:30 p.m. face off at Cedar Park Center. Friday’s game is Mike Modano night, including a pre-game ceremony and Signature Edition Rally Towel giveaway. It is also Toby Petersen Mini-Bobblehead night, as well as a $3 Beer and $4 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Wine Night. 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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