Dallas Stars Assign Defenseman John Klingberg to Texas Stars
Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that defenseman John Klingberg has been assigned to the Texas Stars, Dallas' development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Klingberg, 21, registered 28 points (11-17=28) and 12 penalty minutes in 50 games with Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) during the 2013-14 regular season, finishing first among the team’s defensemen in points.
The 6-foot-2, 190-pound defenseman previously skated in one AHL contest during the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs. The native of Gothenburg, Sweden was selected by Dallas in the fifth round (131st overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.