Frisco, Tex. –
The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Matt Climie
from the Texas Stars, Dallas' primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Climie, 27, has backstopped the Texas Stars to the playoffs in their inaugural season in the AHL with a 21-16-3 record in 42 appearances. He has earned a 2.40 goals-against-average (GAA) and his .921 save percentage ranks tied for sixth overall among AHL goaltenders. This marks Climie’s second stint with Dallas this season after serving as back-up for two games under emergency conditions (Oct. 30-Nov. 1).
The 6-3, 194-pound native of Luduc, Alta., made his National Hockey League debut in three appearances with the Dallas Stars last season, earning a 2-1-0 record with a 2.92 GAA. He played the majority of the 2008-09 season with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL, earning 27 wins in 42 games. Climie signed as a free agent with Dallas on March 20, 2008.
The Dallas Stars will take on the Edmonton Oilers Friday night at American Airlines Center (7:30 p.m., FOX Sports Southwest, Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).