Dallas Stars Recall Defenseman Patrik Nemeth from Texas Stars
Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Patrik Nemeth from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Nemeth, 22, has posted 10 points (3-7=10) and a team leading +19 plus/minus rating in 37 games played for Texas this season. The native of Stockholm, Sweden is in his second North American professional hockey season, where he has earned 22 points (4-18=22) in 84 career AHL contests.
The 6-foot-3, 235-pound defenseman was drafted by Dallas in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft and was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract on April 21, 2011.