Dickinson, Heatherington Return to Stars from Dallas
FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has reassigned forward Jason Dickinson and defenseman Dillon Heatherington to the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Dickinson, 22, has appeared in 13 games with Dallas this season registering 12 shots and ten penalty minutes. In 33 games played with Texas this season, he has produced 22 points (16-6=22) and his 16 goals are second on the team.
The 6-foot-1, 200-pound native of Georgetown, Ont. was originally selected by Dallas in the first round (29th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.
Heatherington, 22, has appeared in five games with Dallas this season recording one assist (0-1=1), a +3 plus/minus rating and 26 penalty minutes. He has also registered 13 points (3-10=13) in 41 games played for Texas this season.
The 6-foot-4, 225-pound native of Calgary, Alta. was acquired by Dallas from Columbus in exchange for Lauri Korpikoski on March 1, 2017. He was originally selected by Columbus in the second round (50th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.
The Texas Stars are the primary development affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, and currently playing their ninth season at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. 24-game and 12-game ticket packages for the 2017-18 campaign are on sale now. For more information, call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit TexasStars.com.