Dallas Stars Acquire Defenseman Taylor Fedun from Buffalo, Assign Him To Texas

Nov 10, 2018

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Taylor Fedun from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a conditional seventh-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft. Following the trade, Dallas has assigned Fedun to the Texas Stars.

Fedun, 30, has recorded five assists (0-5=5) in nine games this season with the Rochester Americans (AHL). Among Rochester defensemen, he ranks third in assists (5) and fourth in points (5). Last season in seven regular-season NHL games with Buffalo, Fedun recorded one assist (0-1=1).

The blueliner has appeared in 46 regular-season NHL contests over five seasons with Edmonton, San Jose, Vancouver and Buffalo, registering 15 points (2-13=15). Fedun has amassed 176 points (40-136=176) in 346 AHL regular-season contests and posted eight points (4-4=8) in 31 Calder Cup Playoff contests.

The 6-foot, 200-pound native of Edmonton, Alberta was originally undrafted and signed as a free agent by Buffalo on July 1, 2016.

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