Dallas Stars Recall Center Roope Hintz And Defenseman Ben Gleason From Texas

Nov 17, 2018

thumb20181117_Gleason Hintz.pngFRISCO, Texas – Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled center Roope Hintz and defenseman Ben Gleason from the Texas Stars. Hintz and Gleason join Joel Hanley and Gavin Bayreuther in Dallas in their second NHL stints with the Stars.

Hintz, 22, has appeared in five games for Dallas this season, recording seven shots, a 51.2% faceoff percentage and four penalty minutes. He has also produced 11 points (4-7=11) in nine games played for Texas on the season, where his 1.22 points per game lead the team.

The 6-foot-3, 215-pound native of Tampere, Finland was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (49th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.

Gleason, 20, recorded one assist (0-1=1) in two NHL contests with Dallas this season. He has also registered eight points (2-6=8) in 13 AHL games this season with Texas.

The 6-foot-1, 185-pound native of Ortonville, Mich. was signed as an undrafted free agent with Dallas on Sept. 13, 2018.

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