Texas Stars Sign Left Wing Alex Guptill to ATOMar 28, 2014
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that the club has signed left wing Alex Guptill to an amateur tryout contract.
Guptill, 22, just completed his junior year with the University of Michigan of the Big 10 Conference, where he finished fourth on the Wolverines with 25 points (12 goals, 13 assists) and 20 penalty minutes in 31 games played. In three seasons with Michigan, the native of Newmarket, Ontario posted 94 points (44 goals, 50 assists) in 110 games. During his freshman campaign (2011-12), Guptill was named the CCHA Rookie of the Year and was also named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team after posting 33 points (16 goals, 17 assists) in 41 contests. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound forward was selected by Dallas in the third round (77th overall) in the 2010 NHL Draft and signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Stars on March 27, 2014.
The Texas Stars return to Cedar Park Center on Saturday March 29th as they host the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:00 p.m. Saturday’s game is First Responders Night presented by Capital EMS with a Texas Stars Car Windshield Sun Shade giveaway; it is also a Coke Zero Family Four Pack night and a Texas Lottery Lucky Row night. Pro-rated full and partial 2013-14 Texas Stars Season Tickets 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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