Frisco, Tex. –
The Dallas Stars announced today that the hockey club has signed centers Mathieu Tousignant
and Tomas Vincour
each to three-year entry level contracts.
Tousignant (pronounced Too-sin-yeh), 20, is currently playing for the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League. The St. Etienne-de-Lauzon, Quebec native, has three goals and three assists in 37 games this season. Tousignant played with the Stars’ team that competed at the 2009 Traverse City prospects tournament in September, where he finished tied for the team-lead with three goals (3-0-3) in four games.
The 6-0, 185-pound center also spent 20 games with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL this season, collecting 17 points (6g, 11a) in 20 games. He played four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), accumulating 59 goals and 117 assists for 176 points in 202 games with Baie-Comeau, Prince Edward Island and Chicoutimi
Vincour, 19, was Dallas’ fifth round selection (129th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The Czech Republic native is currently in the playoffs with Vancouver of the Western Hockey League (WHL), scoring one goal in three games thus far. Vincour recently completed his regular season in the WHL, appearing in a combined 57 games between Edmonton and Vancouver and earning 29 goals and 19 assists for 48 points with a +6 rating.
The 6-2, 203-pound center was also part of the Stars’ team at the 2009 Traverse City prospects tournament, finishing tied for second with Tousignant for the team lead in points (1g, 2a). Vincour amassed 62 goals and 61 assists for 123 points in 236 games over three seasons in the WHL, and also represented the Czech Republic in both the 2009 and 2010 World Junior Championships.