Here are some notes on Dallas Stars prospects playing in juniors, college and the European leagues.
*RW Brett Ritchie (second round/2011) racked up six points (three goals, three assists) in his last two games for Niagara of the Ontario Hockey League. Ritchie had one goal and three assists as Niagara defeated Erie, 5-1, on Friday night. Then, on Saturday night, he scored two goals as Niagara topped Mississauga, 4-1. Ritchie was the first star in both games. Ritchie ranks fourth in the OHL with 31 goals in 39 games.
*RW Matej Stransky (sixth round/2011) had four points (two goals, two assists) in three games for Saskatoon of the Western Hockey League over the past week. Stransky ranks second on Saskatoon in scoring with 56 points (26 goals, 30 assists) in 51 games this season.
D Troy Vance (fifth round/2011) has one assist and a plus-seven rating over his last three games for P.E.I. of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Vance has 20 points (3 goals, 17 assists) this season playing for both P.E.I. and Victoriaville this season.
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