FRISCO, Tex. –
DALLAS STARS DALLAS STARS RECALL GOALTENDER CLIMIE
FROM IDAHO (ECHL) UNDER EMERGENCY CONDITIONS;
ASSIGN JANCEVSKI TO HAMILTON (AHL)
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Matt Climie from the Idaho Steelheads in the East Coast Hockey League under emergency conditions, as Marty Turco is day-to-day with a lower body injury. The club also assigned defenseman Dan Jancevski to the Hamilton Bulldogs in the American Hockey League today.
Climie, 26, has a 27-12-1 record with an ECHL-best 2.30 goals-against-average, a .915 save percentage and four shutouts. The native of Leduc, Alta. was named the RBK ECHL Goaltender of the Week for March 23-29, and received the CCM ECHL Rookie of the Month for December, after going 5-1-0 with a 2.31 GAA and a .920 save percentage for the month.
The 6-3, 205-pound goaltender was 2-0-0 at the 2008 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., helping the Stars win the championship. He finished his four-year career at Bemidji State ranked first in school history in shutouts (12) and second in save percentage (.908). He earned First-Team All-CHA honors as a junior, and was selected to the Second Team All-CHA squad as a senior. Climie was signed by Dallas as a free agent on Mar. 20, 2008.
Jancevski, 27, has gone scoreless in three games with the Stars this season, and has now skated in nine career NHL games, recording two penalty minutes. The 6-3, 218-pound defenseman made his NHL debut with the Stars on Feb. 4, 2006 at St. Louis.
Originally selected by Dallas in the second round (No. 66 overall) of the 1999 Entry Draft, Jancevski has recorded 28 points (1 goal, 27 assists) and 70 penalty minutes in 72 games with Hamilton this season. Among Bulldogs defensemen, he ranks tied for first in assists and second in points, and is third on the team overall in plus/minus (+23).
A native of Windsor, Ont., Jancevski posted 14 points (3 goals, 11 assists) in 22 Calder Cup Playoff games in 2006-07, helping Hamilton win the AHL championship. He served as captain for Iowa (AHL) during the club’s inaugural season of 2005-06.