FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled forward Joel Kiviranta from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
The club has also placed center Justin Dowling on injured reserve, retroactive to the game on Jan. 29.
Kiviranta, 23, has skated in seven games in 2019-20 with Dallas and has recorded nine shots on goal. He made his NHL debut with the Stars on Jan. 3 against Detroit, recording three shots in 8:37 of ice time. The forward has also skated in 38 AHL contests with Texas in his North American professional debut season, ranking sixth on the team with 20 points (11-9=20).
The 5-foot-11, 180-pound native of Vantaa, Finland was originally signed by Dallas as an undrafted free agent on July 1, 2019.