FRISCO, Tex. -- The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Severin Blindenbacher to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Blindenbacher, 27, was recalled on Nov. 23 but did not appear in an NHL game for Dallas. He has appeared in eight games for Texas, scoring one goal and three assists for four points with four penalty minutes. He represented Switzerland at the 2010 Olympic Game in Vancouver, recording one goal and one assist in five games. Blindenbacher signed as a free agent with Dallas on July 1, 2010.
The Dallas Stars, who are on a four-game winning streak and are 6-1-1 in their last eight games, will host the Washington Capitals on Thursday at American Airlines Center (7:30 pm CT, FOX Sports Southwest, Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket). Dallas is in first place of the Pacific Division with a record of 14-8-1 while the Capitals hold the best record in the league at 17-6-2.