Dallas Assigns Dillon, Texas Adds Defender Berube

Jan 4, 2012

Texas Concludes Road Trip Friday in San Antonio

Cedar Park, TX - The Dallas Stars announced on Wednesday that the club has assigned defenseman to the Texas Stars, Dallas' primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, the Texas Stars announced on Wednesday that the club has signed defenseman Mike Berube to a PTO (professional tryout agreement).

Dillon, 21, has played in 31 games for Texas, scoring two goals and 11 assists for 13 points and 34 penalty minutes. He was signed to a three-year contract as a free agent on March 3, 2011. The 6-2, 198-pound defenseman played in 72 games with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the WHL last season, scoring eight goals and 51 assists for 59 points.

Berube comes to Texas from the Allen Americans, Texas’ Central Hockey League affiliate. The defenseman has two goals and nine points in 29 games with Allen this season. In 2009-10, Berube played for the Hartford Wolf Pack, going scoreless in four AHL games. The Edmonton, AB, native is in his third pro season, suiting up in 164 pro games between Allen, Hartford and Charlotte (ECHL). The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder played his junior hockey in the WHL for Vancouver, Red Deer and Prince George.

Texas concludes a three-game road trip in San Antonio on January 6. Texas returns home on Saturday, January 7, to host Rockford at 7:00 p.m. The first 2,500 fans to the game will receive a Texas Stars team calendar, compliments of A+ Federal Credit Union. On Saturday night, fans may purchase the State Farm Family four-pack, which includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas starting at $48. Texas will close out its weekend with a 5:00 p.m. faceoff at home against Rockford with a team autograph session following the game.

Individual tickets for all games are on sale now. Tickets are available online at www.TexasStarsHockey.com or by calling 512.GO.STARS (467.8277). 

2011-12 season seat packages are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com. Anyone interested in purchasing season tickets, suites, group tickets or mini-plans may call the Texas Stars front office.

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