24 Players Begin Fifth Anniversary Season on Saturday vs. Chicago
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today the team’s opening night roster for the 2013-14 season, the Stars’ fifth anniversary campaign in Cedar Park.
Texas’ opening night roster consists of 24 players, including two goaltenders, eight defensemen and 14 forwards. Those players are:
Goaltenders (2): Jack Campbell, Cristopher Nilstorp.
Defensemen (8): Ryan Button, Maxime Fortunus, Cameron Gaunce, Jyrki Jokipakka, Hubert Labrie, Patrick Nemeth, Jamie Oleksiak, William Wrenn.
Forwards (14): Justin Dowling, Mike Hedden, Curtis McKenzie, Brock Montgomery, Travis Morin, Taylor Peters, Toby Petersen, Brendan Ranford, Brett Ritchie, Colton Sceviour, Austin Smith, Matej Stransky, Taylor Vause, Francis Wathier.
In addition to the 18 players under NHL contracts with Dallas, the Stars have four players on AHL contracts: Justin Dowling, Mike Hedden, Maxime Fortunus and Brock Montgomery, and three players on professional tryout contracts (PTOs): Brendan Ranford, Taylor Vause and William Wrenn.
The Stars will begin the 2013-14 season with Opening Night on Saturday, October 5th as they host the Chicago Wolves at 7:00 p.m. Texas will be handing out 5th anniversary commemorative Stars hats as well as 2013-14 magnet schedules presented by Austin Telco Federal Credit Union; it is also the first Coca-Cola Family Four Pack Night and Texas Lottery Lucky Row Night of the year. 2013-14 Texas Stars Season Tickets and Individual Game Tickets are currently on sale. To reserve the best available seats and receive all of the exclusive season ticket holder benefits for the 2013-14 season, purchase your season ticket package today. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.
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