Dallas Signs Petrovic to a One-Year Contract Extension

Jun 7, 2022

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed defenseman Alexander Petrovic to a one-year, two-way contract extension, which will run through the 2022-23 season.


Petrovic, 30, skated in 71 contests during the 2021-22 campaign for the Texas Stars, Dallas' development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). He played in 71 of the team's 72 regular-season games, pacing all blueliners and tied for second on the club. Among team defensemen, he ranked second with five goals and third with 19 points (5-14=19). He also shared fifth on Texas and led all blueliners with two game-winning goals.


Over the span of seven NHL seasons from 2012-13 through 2018-19, he appeared in 263 regular-season games for Florida and Edmonton, registering 50 points (5-45=50) and 360 penalty minutes. He also appeared in six Stanley Cup Playoff games with Florida in 2016 and he posted four points (1-3=4). Petrovic has skated in 286 regular-season AHL contests with Texas, Stockton, Providence and San Antonio, registering 102 points (18-84=102) and +9 plus/minus rating.


The 6-foot-4, 210-pound native of Edmonton, Alberta was originally selected by Florida in the second round (36th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft and was signed by Dallas as a free agent on July 28, 2021.

Photo Credit: Andy Nietupski

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