Dallas Reassigns Julius Honka to TexasDec 16, 2016
Dallas Stars Reassign Julius Honka to Texas
FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has activated defenseman Julius Honka from injured reserve and reassigned him to the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Honka, 21, made his NHL debut this season, recording three points (0-3=3) in eight games with Dallas. The defenseman missed five games after suffering an upper body injury on Dec. 6 against Calgary. Honka has also registered 12 points (3-9=12) in 16 AHL contests with Texas this season.
The 5-foot-11, 195-pound native of Jyvaskyla, Finland was originally selected by Dallas in the first round (14th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft.
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 TexasStars.com.