FRISCO, Tex. –
DALLAS STARS RECALL CONNER FROM PEORIA (AHL) &
ASSIGN KRAHN TO CHICAGO (AHL)
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club recalled right wing Chris Conner from the Peoria Rivermen in the American Hockey League (AHL), and assigned goaltender Brent Krahn to the AHL Chicago Wolves.
Conner, 25, has appeared in 19 games with the Stars this season and has posted a career-high seven points (one goal and six assists). The native of Westland, Mich., has played in 52 career NHL games with the Stars, notching five goals and 10 assists for 15 points with 18 penalty minutes. He has appeared in 30 games with Peoria this season, posting 16 goals and 12 assists for 28 points. Despite numerous games away from the Rivermen, he is ranked tied for second on the club in goals and fourth in points.
Krahn, 26, made his NHL debut on Feb. 14 at Chicago, relieving Marty Turco in the third period of Dallas’ 6-2 loss to the Blackhawks. The native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has appeared in eight games for the Chicago Wolves this season, posting a 4-3-0 record with a 2.28 goals-against-average, a .910 save percentage and a shutout. Prior to his first stint with the Wolves, Krahn played six games with the Las Vegas Wranglers (ECHL) this season before being assigned to the Chicago Wolves on Dec. 12, 2008. Krahn signed as a free agent with the Dallas Stars on Sept. 24, 2008, and was originally drafted by Calgary in the first round (No. 9 overall) in the 2000 Entry Draft.