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TEXAS SENDS BACKMAN TO IDAHO
Texas Stars Host Chicago on Wednesday at 7:30 PM

Cedar Park, TX – The Texas Stars announced on Tuesday that right wing Sean Backman has been reassigned by the Dallas Stars (NHL) to the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL, the Stars’ ECHL Affiliate.

The rookie forward played in eight games for the Texas Stars in 2010-11, scoring his first pro goal and adding his first pro assist for two points. The 24-year old forward was signed to a one-year deal by the Dallas Stars on March 30th, 2010 after completing a four-year career at Yale University. Backman was named the 2009-10 Ivy League Player of the Year and also selected to the First-Team All ECAC and Reebok All America second team after his senior season with the Bulldogs. The Cos Cob, CT native, scored 77 goals and totaled 126 points in 122 NCAA contests.

The Stars will host the Chicago Wolves on Wednesday, November 10th at 7:30 pm. Texas will host the Wolves again on Tuesday, November 16th at 7:30 pm. Every Tuesday, fans may bring in any H-E-B store brand non-perishable food product to receive a $5.00 discount off the ticket price.

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). Season ticket packages to see the Stars play in their second season 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 11/09/10

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