Veteran defenseman Brad Lukowich
has resurfaced with the Dallas Stars
, the team with which he began his NHL career. He signed a one-year, two-way contract on Friday.
Lukowich, who turns 34 next month, played in 13 games for the Canucks last season. He had a goal, an assist and a plus-5 rating.
In 12 NHL seasons with the Stars, Lightning, Islanders, Devils, Sharks and Canucks, the stay-at-home blueliner has career totals of 23 goals, 113 points, 369 penalty minutes and a plus-43 rating in 653 regular-season games.
Lukowich, who won a Stanley Cup in 2004 with Tampa Bay, also has 1 goal, 6 points and a plus-10 rating in 71 career playoff games.
The Stars also signed defensemen Maxime Fortunus
and Trevor Ludwig
to one-year, two-way contracts. Fortunus, 26, made his NHL debut with the Stars last season, appearing in eight games, while Ludwig, 25, split time between Texas and Idaho in the ECHL.