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Texas Hosts the Abbotsford Heat on Saturday, November 12th at 6:00 p.m.

Cedar Park, TX - The Dallas Stars announced on Saturday that the NHL club has recalled defenseman Philip Larsen from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). He will join the Stars in Detroit on Saturday. The Dallas Stars also announced that defenseman Hubert Labrie has been reassigned from the Idaho Steelheads to the Texas Stars.

Larsen, 21, leads all Texas defensemen in scoring, with nine assists and 10 points in 10 games. He is also tops in power-play assists among defensemen, setting up six extra-man advantage tallies. Larsen is currently fourth among AHL defensemen in points and fourth overall in assists.

The 6-1, 190-pound defenseman from Esbjerg, Denmark, has appeared in 11 career NHL games with 3 points (3 assists) with a +2 rating. The Stars' fifth-round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Larsen has appeared in three games this season with Dallas, averaging 13:30 time-on-ice per game. Larsen spent the majority of the 2010-11 season with the Texas Stars, appearing in 54 games and collecting 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists).

Labrie is a rookie defenseman who played in seven games with Idaho to start this season. He scored his first pro goal and totaled four points with the Steelheads. Labrie attended camp in Dallas and with Texas prior to his assignment to Idaho. He turned pro after playing the previous four years in Gatineau of the QMJHL from 2007-08. In 192 QMJHL games, the 21-year old defenseman scored ten goals and set up 38 others for a total of 48 points.

Texas concludes its Stars and Stripes Weekend at the Cedar Park Center on Saturday, November 12th, presented by Sport Clips. The Military Appreciation themed weekend will feature specialty jerseys worn by the Stars. The team will wear the red-white-blue colored jerseys for Saturday’s game. A silent auction will be held on the concourse of the Cedar Park Center for fans to purchase the game-worn jerseys. The silent auction begins on Friday and ends after the second intermission on Saturday, November 12th.

On Saturday, November 12th, the Stars host Abbotsford at 6:00 p.m. The first 2,500 fans through the gate receive a Stars and Stripes Hat, compliments of Sport Clips. Saturday is also a State Farm Family Four Pack night (4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas starting at $48). On Sunday, November 13th, the Stars travel to the AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Rampage at 3:30 p.m.

Individual tickets for all games are on sale now. Tickets are available online at or by calling 512.GO.STARS (467.8277).

2011-12 season seat packages are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit 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 11/12/11

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