The Dallas Stars announced today that the team has recalled defenseman Kevin Connauton from his conditioning assignment with the Texas Stars, Dallas' development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Connauton, 23, appeared in six games with Texas, registering one assist, 20 shots on goal and 23 penalty minutes. The Edmonton, Alta. native made his NHL debut on Oct. 24 vs. Calgary, recording a +2 plus/minus rating and two penalty minutes in his only appearance with Dallas this season.
The six-foot-two, 200-pound defenseman was acquired by Dallas, along with a second-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft, from Vancouver in exchange for Derek Roy on April 2, 2013.