Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled right wing Brett Ritchie from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
Ritchie, 21, has posted four points (3-1=4) and a +8 plus/minus rating in eight NHL games with Dallas this season. He scored his first career NHL goal in his first career NHL game on his first shot on Dec. 31, 2014 vs. the Arizona Coyotes. In 23 games with Texas, he has posted 18 points (11-7=18) and a team-leading +10 plus/minus rating.
The 6-foot-3, 220-pound native of Orangeville, Ontario was selected by Dallas in the second round (44th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.
In addition, forward Travis Moen was placed on Injured Reserve (lower body injury) retroactive to Jan. 31.