Frisco, Tex. –
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned left wing Francis Wathier
to the Texas Stars - Dallas' primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Wathier, 24, was recalled from Texas for the second time this season on Oct. 27 and played in his second NHL game on Oct. 28 against Toronto, logging 6:25 minutes. He had previously been recalled on Oct. 20 and made his NHL debut the following day at Anaheim, with three shots on net and five penalty minutes.
The 6-4, 208-pound left wing has two goals, two assists, a plus-three rating and eight penalty minutes in eight games with Texas this year. Wathier was Dallas’ sixth round selection, 185th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
The Dallas Stars will take on the Florida Panthers on Friday night at American Airlines Center (7:30 pm, FOX Sports Southwest, Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).