Texas Stars Sign Kamrass, Braes to AHL Contracts

Jul 1, 2015

CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced today the team has signed rookie forward Cam Braes and rookie defenseman Zack Kamrass to AHL contracts for the upcoming 2015-16 season.

Kamrass (KAM-rihs), 24, joins the Stars after completing a four-year college career at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. The 5-foot-11, 189-pound defenseman appeared in 147 career games for Lowell and recorded 64 points (13 goals, 51 assists). After his final collegiate season ended, he made his professional debut competing in six games for the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads, tallying five points on two goals and three assists. The Atlanta, Ga., native appeared in six playoff games for Idaho. Kamrass also skated two years for the Sioux Fall Stampede from 2009-11. He recorded 39 points (six goals, 33 assists) in 110 contests.

Braes (BRAYZ), 24, begins his pro career with Texas after completing a three-year stretch at the University of New Brunswick. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound forward tallied 69 points (26 goals, 43 assists) in 82 career games for the Varsity Reds from 2012-15. The Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, native also competed in 350 career games over five seasons in the Western Hockey League between the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Moose Jaw Warriors. He notched 239 points (116 goals, 123 assists) over his WHL career. In 2010-11, Braes scored a career-high 61 points in 71 games for Lethbridge on 31 goals and 30 assists.

The Texas Stars will begin their seventh season at Cedar Park Center on Saturday, Oct. 10.  Full season, 24-game and 12-game ticket packages for the 2015-16 campaign are on sale now.  For more information, call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit
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