Brendan O'Donnell Signed to Tryout Agreement

Feb 9, 2017

Forward Joins Stars from ECHL’s Florida Everblades

CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Thursday the team has signed rookie forward Brendan O’Donnell to a professional tryout agreement.

O’Donnell, 24, joins the Stars from the ECHL’s Florida Everblades, where he was playing his second professional season. The 6-foot, 190-pound forward was fourth in the ECHL with 55 points (29-26=55) in 42 games this season with Florida. O’Donnell’s 29 goals this year were second overall in the league.

The Winnipeg, Manitoba native tallied 37 points (17-20=37) in his rookie campaign with Florida last season, and ended the 2015-16 season with goals in nine consecutive contests.

O’Donnell graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2015 after appearing in 121 games and recording 55 points (27-28=55) over a four-year career. He was a sixth-round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2010.

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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