Dallas Recalls Roope Hintz, Texas Loans Brady Norrish to Idaho

Dec 28, 2018

thumb20181228_HintzNorrish.pngFRISCO, Texas – Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled center Roope Hintz from the Texas Stars. In a separate move, the Texas Stars have returned defenseman Brady Norrish to the team’s ECHL affiliate, the Idaho Steelheads.


Hintz, 22, is currently tied for fifth on Texas with eight goals so far this season, while he's recorded 19 points (8-11=19) in 17 AHL games in 2018-19. The center is also tied for third on the squad with two game-winning goals this season. Hintz has appeared in 14 NHL games with Dallas this season and has registered three points (2-1=3).


The 6-foot-3, 215-pound native of Tampere, Finland was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (49th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.


Norrish, 25, has played 13 games with the Texas Stars and posted five points (1-4=5) from the blue line. Norrish earned the call up from Idaho after playing ECHL 13 games to start the season. The blue liner earned 11 points (4-7=11) and was tied for second in scoring on the Steelheads roster at the time of his call up. The Strongfield, Saskatchewan native played four seasons at RIT before turning pro, earning 55 points (11-44=55) in 100 NCAA games.

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