Dallas Recalls Johns, Desrosiers Assigned to Idaho

Nov 27, 2016

Landon Bow Recalled from ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Stephen Johns from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.

Johns, 24, has produced four points (2-2=4) in 16 games played for Dallas this season. He currently leads the team with 44 hits and ranks fourth with 32 blocked shots. The defenseman has also appeared in two AHL games with Texas, recording three goals (3-0=3).

The 6-foot-4, 230-pound native of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania was selected by Chicago in the second round (60th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft. He was acquired by Dallas along with Patrick Sharp from Chicago in exchange for Trevor Daley and Ryan Garbutt on July 12, 2015.

The Texas Stars also announced goaltender Phil Desrosiers has been assigned to the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads, and rookie netminder Landon Bow has been recalled to the AHL.

Desrosiers, 21, has appeared in seven games this season with Texas with a 2-2-0 record, a 3.25 goals against average and an .893 save percentage. He was a second-round pick of Dallas (54th overall) in 2013

The 21-year-old Bow was signed to an AHL contract this past summer and has appeared in 12 games this season for the Steelheads. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound native of St. Albert, Alberta, owns a 2.75 goals against average and .916 save percentage in the ECHL this season with an 8-3-0 record.

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.   

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