Frisco, Tex ---
The Dallas Stars have announced today that the club has recalled left wing Francis Wathier
from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Wathier, 24, has played eight games for Texas so far this season, tallying four points (2g, 2a) and eight penalty minutes. He made his NHL debut with Dallas on Oct. 21, recording three shots and five penalty minutes in a 4-2 win at Anaheim. The 6-4, 208-pound left wing skated in 77 games for the Iowa Chops of the AHL in 2008-09, collecting six goals and 10 assists. Wathier was Dallas’ sixth round selection (185th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
The Dallas Stars face the Toronto Maple Leafs tomorrow at the American Airlines Center (7:00 pm, FOX Sports Southwest, Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).