Frisco, Tex. –
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Ivan Vishnevskiy
back to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Vishnevskiy, 21, recorded two shots and 17:32 minutes of time on ice in his second NHL game of the season Monday, Dec. 21 against San Jose. The 6-1, 193-pound defenseman has played in 33 games for Texas this season, scoring four goals and nine assists. Vishnevskiy was Dallas' first round selection (27th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
The Dallas Stars will face the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight (7:30 pm, TV: FOX Sports Southwest, Radio: Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).