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Stars reassign Dickinson, Heatherington to Texas

The forward and defenseman will rejoin Dallas' AHL affiliate in Cedar Park

by Dallas Stars Staff @DallasStars / Press Release

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned forward Jason Dickinson  and defenseman Dillon Heatherington  to the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Dickinson, 22, has appeared in 13 games with Dallas this season registering 12 shots and ten penalty minutes. In 33 games played with Texas this season, he has produced 22 points (16-6=22) and his 16 goals are second on the team.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pound native of Georgetown, Ont. was originally selected by Dallas in the first round (29th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.

Heatherington, 22, has appeared in five games with Dallas this season recording one assist (0-1=1), a +3 plus/minus rating and 26 penalty minutes. He has also registered 13 points (3-10=13) in 41 games played for Texas this season.

The 6-foot-4, 225-pound native of Calgary, Alta. was acquired by Dallas from Columbus in exchange for Lauri Korpikoski on March 1, 2017. He was originally selected by Columbus in the second round (50th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft. 

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