Bayreuther Joins Texas on Amateur Tryout

Mar 15, 2017

Defenseman Joins Texas from St. Lawrence University

CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Wednesday the team has signed rookie defenseman Gavin Bayreuther to an amateur tryout agreement.

Bayreuther, 22, led St. Lawrence University (ECAC) with 21 assists and 29 points (8-21=29) in 30 games during his senior campaign. He also finished the season tied for fifth among all ECAC defensemen with 17 points (4-13=17) in 20 conference matchups, while his 13 assists against ECAC clubs was tied for eighth among conference blueliners. 

Bayreuther spent four seasons with St. Lawrence, recording 111 points (35-76=111) in 142 career NCAA games. He was named the co-winner of the ECAC Rookie of the Year award during his freshman season in 2013-14, while also earning first-team all-ECAC honors, an ECAC all-tournament selection and was named second team All-American during his junior season in 2015-16.

The 6-foot-1, 195-pound native of Canaan, N.H. was originally undrafted.

The Texas Stars are the primary development affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, and are currently playing their eighth season at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. Full season, 24-game, 12-game and six-game ticket packages for the 2016-17 campaign are on sale now.  For more information, call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit   

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