Texas Recalls Goaltender Colton Point from IdahoNov 21, 2019
CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced today that goaltender Colton Point has been reassigned by Dallas from the club’s ECHL affiliate, the Idaho Steelheads, to Texas.
Point, 21, is in his second professional season and has played seven games in Idaho to begin the year. The netminder holds a 2-3-0-1 record, 2.52 goals against average, and .920 save percentage. Point recently made a career-high 51 saves against the Tulsa Oilers on Nov. 16, 2019. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound goaltender appeared in seven games with the Stars in 2018-19, notching a 2-3-1-0 record, 3.77 GAA, and .857 SV%.
Before turning pro, the North Bay, Ontario native played two seasons at Colgate University. During his sophomore year, Point ranked second among all collegiate goaltenders with a 1.60 GAA and led all goalies with a .950 SV%. Point compiled an 18-17-7 career record and was a finalist for the Mike Richter Award in 2018.
The Stars face the San Antonio Rampage on Friday night, Nov. 22, 2019, at 7 p.m. at AT&T Center before returning home on Saturday for Hockey Fights Cancer Night. The Stars will meet the Rockford IceHogs for the first time this year when the puck drops at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.