Francis Wathier Called Up to DallasMar 6, 2013
Texas Stars Forward Joins NHL Stars in Los Angeles
CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has recalled forward Francis Wathier (pronounced WAH-tee-ay) from Texas.
Wathier, 28, has played in 44 games for Texas this season, where he has 14 points (2 goals, 12 assists) and ranks third on the team with 64 penalty minutes. Over the course of his AHL career, he has 170 points (80 goals, 90 assists) and 585 penalty minutes in 427 games. The St. Isidore, Ont. native has skated in nine NHL contests, most recently on Jan. 16, 2012 against the St. Louis Blues. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound forward was Dallas' sixth-round selection (185th overall) at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
The Dallas Stars faceoff against the Los Angeles Kings this Thursday, March 7 at Staples Center at 9:30 pm CT (TV: FOX Sports Southwest; Radio: 1310 The Ticket).
The Texas Stars continue their five-game home stand on Friday, March 8th when they battle against their division rivals the San Antonio Rampage for the first time in 41 days for a 7:00 p.m. faceoff at Cedar Park Center. Friday’s game is another Texas Lottery Lucky Row Night, a $3 Beer Night and the Stars Team Poster Giveaway including a post-game autograph session with the entire team. Pro-rated full and partial 2012-13 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.