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Dallas Stars Re-Sign Center Vernon Fiddler To A Two-Year Contract

Wednesday, 07.02.2014 / 6:33 PM / Official Releases
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Dallas Stars Re-Sign Center Vernon Fiddler To A Two-Year Contract
Dallas Stars Re-Sign Center Vernon Fiddler To A Two-Year Contract

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed center Vernon Fiddler to a two-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Fiddler, 34, recorded 23 points (6-17=23) in 76 regular-season games with Dallas during the 2013-14 season. The Edmonton, Alberta native finished the regular season ranked second on the team with a 52.2% faceoff percentage (513-for-982). Fiddler registered three points (1-2=3) in six games during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and led the team with a 60.4% faceoff win percentage (61-for-101).

The 11-year NHL veteran has amassed 206 points (77-129=206) and 427 penalty minutes in 656 career regular-season games with Nashville, Phoenix and Dallas. In three seasons with the Stars, Fiddler has tallied 61 points (18-43=61) and 145 penalty minutes in 204 regular-season contests.

"As a staff, we all agree that we had a special dressing room and Vern has been a driving force behind shaping that culture," said Nill. "He is a hard-nosed, detailed player that brings intensity and passion to the game every time he steps on the ice. We value everything that he brings to the table and are thrilled to keep him in the fold for the next two seasons."

The 5-foot-11, 205-pound forward went undrafted and signed with Dallas as a free agent on July 1, 2011.

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