Get used to this for the next while as the Dallas Stars will be doing their best juggling act shuttling players to and from their AHL club as they deal with all the injuries that have hit the team lately. Today they announced that Travis Morin and Colton Sceviour are being sent back down to Cedar Park while Tomas Vincour is being called up and should get his first look at NHL action against Pheonix on Wednesday. Is the two for one swap an indication that Toby Petersen or possibly Tom Wandell could be on their way back? We'll know more once the Stars resume practice Monday morning.
After the jump, the full press release from the Stars...Frisco, Tex. - The Dallas Stars announced today that the NHL club has recalled right wing Tomas Vincour (Vin-sooer) from the Texas Stars, Dallas' development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). Dallas has also assigned center Travis Morin and right wing Colton Sceviour (See-vee-orr) to Texas.
Vincour, 20, is looking to make his NHL debut. He has appeared in 44 games for Texas this season, scoring five goals and seven assists for 12 points with 10 penalty minutes. The Brno, Czech Republic, native was selected by Dallas in the fifth round (129th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Morin, 27, has appeared in three games for Dallas, including his NHL debut against Edmonton in a 3-1 win on Jan. 26. He has recorded 34 points (13g, 21a) in 47 games this season for Texas. Morin was signed as a free agent on July 12, 2010 and was originally selected in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (ninth round, 263rd overall) by the Washington Capitals.
Sceviour, 21, was recalled from Texas on Friday and made his NHL debut Saturday at Philadelphia. He has appeared in 47 games for Texas this season, scoring nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points with four penalty minutes and a +6 rating. A native of Red Deer, Alberta, Sceviour was originally selected by Dallas in the fourth round (112 overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
The Dallas Stars' next game is Wednesday, Feb. 9, vs. the Phoenix Coyotes (7:30 pm CT, FOX Sports Southwest, Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).