FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned left wing Joel Kiviranta to the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Kiviranta, 23, has recorded one goal (1-0=1) with 13 shots and an average time on ice per game of 10:39 in 11 NHL games with Dallas this season. The winger has skated in 38 AHL contests with Texas in 2019-20 and has registered 20 points (11-9=20). Kiviranta ranks fourth on Texas with 11 goals this season, while he's tied for second on the team with two game-winning goals and ranks sixth with a +4 plus/minus rating.
The 5-foot-11, 180-pound native of Vantaa, Finland was originally signed by Dallas as an undrafted free agent on May 31, 2019.
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