Texas Signs Jacob Johnston to Amateur Tryout

Feb 25, 2013

Defensemen Joins Stars from Dalhousie University

CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today defenseman Jacob Johnston has signed an amateur tryout contract.

Johnston, 24, joins Texas from Dalhousie University of the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS). The Sudbury, Ontario, native appeared in 28 games for the Tigers this season, scoring 13 points (3 goals, 10 assists) and 50 penalty minutes.  Over his four-year career in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Johnston played in 109 career CIS games for Dalhousie, posting 46 points (11 goals, 35 assists) and 138 penalty minutes. The defenseman also played one season of NCAA Division I college hockey with Cornell University of the ECAC, appearing in four games with the Big Red and scoring one goal.

The Texas Stars will complete their eight-day, four-game road trip on Tuesday, February 26th against the Oklahoma City Barons at 7:00 p.m. at Cox Convention Center. The Stars’ next home game is on Friday, March 1st at 7:30 p.m. against the Chicago Wolves. 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.

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