FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars Foundation president Marty Turco announced today that the club has teamed up with Seaton Land & Cattle Company in Fairview, Texas to become the first-ever NHL franchise to adopt a cow as its official team pet.
"The heart of the Dallas Stars Foundation is to invest in our communities by creating unique programs that nurture and enrich the lives of those in need," Turco said. "And as president of the Dallas Stars Foundation, I'm always trying to think of new ways to make a positive impact on our local community. It's my pleasure to announce that the Dallas Stars are the next franchise to adopt a team pet."
Fans will have a chance to name the cow by following @DallasStars and participating in an official poll. Options for its name include:
"It's an exciting time to be a Stars fan," Turco said. "We'll see you at AAC on Tuesday and Saturday night! And don't forget: Be loud, Wear Green, Go Stars!"
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