Texas Captain Notched First NHL Point Monday at Los Angeles
CEDAR PARK, TEXAS – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey league affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has assigned defenseman Maxime Fortunus on loan to Texas.
Fortunus, 30, earned his first career NHL point (assist) in last night's contest against the Los Angeles Kings and has now skated in nine career NHL contests. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound defenseman has played 24 games this season for Texas and leads all team defensemen with 16 points (3 goals, 13 assists). The native of La Prairie, Que., returns to Texas as the all-time franchise leader among defensemen in games played (296), goals (32), assists (89) and points (121). Fortunus went undrafted and signed his first NHL contract with the Dallas Stars on July 3, 2008.
The Stars are currently enjoying a five-day holiday break before completing their three-game road trip Friday, December 27th against the San Antonio Rampage at 7:30 p.m. at AT&T Center. Texas will return home to face San Antonio on Saturday, December 28th with a 7:00 p.m. face off at Cedar Park Center. Next Saturday’s home game against the Rampage is another Texas Lottery Lucky Row Night, a Coke Zero Family Four Pack Night and is the 2014 Texas Stars Calendar Giveaway night presented by The Parking Spot. Pro-rated full and partial 2013-14 Texas Stars Season Tickets are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.
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