The Dallas Stars have hired Derek Laxdal as coach of the AHL’s Texas Stars, after Willie Desjardins was selected to lead the Canucks. The Texas Stars won this year’s AHL title.
The Stars have called up goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp from Texas of the American Hockey League while they figure out the extent of Kari Lehtonen’s head injury.
The Stars signed Matt Fraser and Cameron Gaunce. Fraser finished with three points in 12 games. Gaunce split his AHL season between Lake Erie and Texas.
The Dallas Stars have sent goalie Cristopher Nilstorp back down to their American Hockey League affiliate.
The Dallas Stars have sent forward Reilly Smith and newly acquired defenseman Joe Morrow to their AHL affiliate, the Texas Stars.
Stars forward Tom Wandell has cleared waivers and will remain with the team’s American Hockey League affiliate.
The Stars have recalled defenseman Jamie Oleksiak and forward Antoine Roussel from the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.
As the owner of the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch, Howard Dolgon isn’t enamored with another NHL lockout, even though it’s good for business.
The 24-year-old Benn, who was recalled Monday, had one assist in his two games for Dallas this season.
The Dallas Stars have re-signed defenseman Brad Lukowich to a one-year, two way contract for the 2011-2012 season.
Sawada had missed nine games with a shoulder injury before the move Friday. He was hurt Feb. 3 at Boston on an illegal check by Daniel Paille.