Dallas Places Defenseman Aaron Rome on Injured Reserve
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has recalled center Travis Morin from loan with Texas and has placed defenseman Aaron Rome on injured reserve, retroactive to the lower body injury he suffered on Nov. 24.
Morin, 29, leads the AHL with 29 points (11 goals, 18 assists) in 19 games with Texas. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound forward from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota has skated in three games for Dallas this season, posting two shots and a plus-1 rating for the NHL club. Originally drafted by Washington in the ninth round (263rd overall) of the 2004 NHL Draft, Morin was signed by Dallas as a free agent on July 12, 2010.
Rome, 30, is in his second season with Dallas, posting five assists and 18 penalty minutes in 27 career games with the Stars. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound defenseman from Nesbitt, Man., was Los Angeles' fourth-round selection (104th overall) in the 2002 NHL Draft and was signed by Dallas as a free agent on July 1, 2012. Rome has appeared in eight AHL games for Texas this season, recording one assist, eight penalty minutes and a +1 rating.
Dallas is back in action on Tuesday, December 3rd against the Chicago Blackhawks at 7:00 p.m. CT at United Center.
The Texas Stars will complete their three-game road trip on Tuesday, December 3rd as they travel to Oklahoma City for a West Division showdown with the Barons at 7:00 p.m. at Cox Convention Center. Texas will return home to take on the Iowa Wild on Friday, December 6th for the beginning of Sing for Santa Weekend. The December 6th game is another $3 Draft Beer and $4 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Wine night and it is the Stars Hockey Family Window Decal giveaway presented by Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority. 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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