Leighton Vander Esch may be starring on Sundays as the Dallas Cowboys work to lock up a playoff berth, but on Tuesday, the linebacker temporarily traded in his silver and blue for some Victory Green to root on the Stars at his first game.
Following a dominant 2-0 victory over the Calgary Flames in the start of a home-heavy stretch at American Airlines Center, Stars forward Jamie Benn caught up with Vander Esch and conducted a special postgame jersey signing and swap inside the team's dressing room.
Captain, meet The Wolf Hunter.
Benn, who scored a first-period goal to give Dallas an early advantage in its eventual win, gave the touted rookie out of Boise State his No. 14 sweater in exchange for Vander Esch's white No. 55 Cowboys uniform.