Frisco, TX –
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has activated defenseman Adam Pardy
from injured reserve and assigned defenseman Philip Larsen
to the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Pardy, 27, missed the first four games of the 2011-12 regular season after suffering a rib injury on Oct. 1 in a preseason game at St. Louis. The 6-4, 220-pound defenseman appeared in four preseason games for the Stars, scoring one goal. He played in 30 games last year with the Calgary Flames, scoring one goal and six assists with 24 penalty minutes.
Larsen, 21, has appeared in 11 career NHL games with 3 points (3 assists) with a +2 rating. Dallas' fifth-round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Larsen has appeared in three games this season with the Stars, averaging 13:30 time-on-ice per game. The 6-1, 190-pound defenseman from Esbjerg, Denmark spent the majority of the 2010-11 season with the Texas Stars, appearing in 54 games and collecting 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists).
Dallas will host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday at the American Airlines Center (7:00 p.m. CT, TV: TXA 21, Radio: Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).