Texas Assigns Bow, McMurtry & Hache to IdahoMar 22, 2017
Texas Sends Three Players to Idaho
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Wednesday the team has assigned goaltender Landon Bow, forward Mike McMurty and defenseman Justin Hache to their ECHL affiliate, the Idaho Steelheads.
Bow, 21, returned to the Stars on his second AHL call-up on March 15th. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound netminder is 15-5-2 in 22 games with Idaho this season. His 2.25 goals against average and .929 save percentage both ranked second overall in the ECHL at the time of his recall. The Saint Albert, Alberta native has appeared in 16 AHL games with Texas this season. The undrafted Bow (BOH) was originally signed an AHL contract with Texas over the summer, and then signed an entry-level contract with the NHL’s Dallas Stars on March 10, 2017.
McMurtry, 24, has recorded 12 points in 39 games this season with Texas (6-6=12). The Greely, Ontario native has also appeared in five ECHL games this season with Idaho, tallying a goal and four assists. The 6-foot, 180-pound forward signed with Texas over the summer after completing a four-year career at Northeastern University.
Hache (HAH-shay), 23, was acquired from the Tucson Roadrunners on February 1, 2017 by Texas and appeared in 12 games with an assist. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound defenseman was a former seventh-round pick of the Arizona Coyotes (208th overall) in 2012. Hache has appeared in 21 games this season with the ECHL’s Rapid City Rush, tallying nine points (2-7=9).
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.