Frisco, Tex. – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has placed defenseman Trevor Daley
on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 16. He suffered a shoulder injury in Wednesday’s game at Carolina. The Stars have also recalled defenseman Maxime Fortunus
from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Daley, 26, has skated in 33 games this season for Dallas, recording five points (1g, 4a). The 5-11, 199-pound defenseman ranks second on the team in time on ice with 22:25 minutes per game. Daley posted career highs last season in goals (7) and points (25). The Toronto native is now in his sixth NHL season, appearing in 372 games, all with the Stars. He was Dallas’ second round selection (43rd overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Fortunus, 26, has collected five goals and four assists in 30 games for the Texas Stars in 2009-10. The La Prairie, Quebec native has played in 326 career AHL games posting 25 goals and 59 assists in seven AHL seasons. The 6-1, 198-pound defenseman recorded three goals and seven assists in 22 games for Manitoba last year in the Calder Cup playoffs. Fortunus was signed as a free agent by Dallas on July 3, 2008. He has yet to make his NHL debut.
The Dallas Stars will face the Detroit Red Wings Saturday afternoon (2:00 pm, TV: My27, Radio: Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).