Frisco, Tex. --
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Maxime Fortunus
and center Warren Peters to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Fortunus, 26, was recalled on Jan. 8. He is scoreless in eight games with Dallas this season, having made his NHL debut on Dec. 19th against the Detroit Red Wings. The La Prairie, Quebec native has collected six goals and five assists in 34 games for the Texas Stars in 2009-10. Fortunus has played in 329 career AHL games, posting 26 goals and 60 assists in seven AHL seasons. The 6-1, 198-pound defenseman was signed as a free agent by Dallas on July 3, 2008.
Peters, 27, was recalled to Dallas on Jan. 7. He has appeared in four games for Dallas this season, collecting a goal. Peters has played 32 games for Texas so far this season, recording 18 points (12g, 6a) and 21 penalty minutes. The 6-0, 198-pound center signed with Dallas as a free agent on July 6, 2009.
Dallas hosts the Detroit Red Wings Saturday at American Airlines Center at 1:00 pm (My27, SportsRadio 1310 The Ticket).