Jokipakka, McKenzie Recalled by Dallas Stars

Jan 17, 2015

CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced today defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka and forward Curtis McKenzie have both been recalled by Dallas.

McKenzie, 23, has earned 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in 16 games for Texas this season.  In 14 games for Dallas this season, he has posted one goal and 19 penalty minutes.

The 6-foot-2, 205-pound native of Golden, British Columbia was selected by Dallas in the sixth round (159th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft.

Jokipakka (YIHR-kee YOH-kee-pah-kuh), 23, has four points (three goals, one assist) in 15 games for Texas this season. He has three assists in 16 games for Dallas this season.

The 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of Tampere, Finland was selected by Dallas in the seventh round (195th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.

The Texas Stars entered the 2014-15 season as the AHL’s defending Calder Cup Champions.  Single-game tickets and season ticket packages for the 2014-15 campaign are on sale now.  For more information, call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit 

Photo Credit:  Christina Shapiro/Texas Stars

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