The Dallas Stars, parent club of the AHL’s Texas Stars, have acquired defenseman Nick Ebert from the Los Angeles Kings, parent club of the AHL’s Ontario Reign, in exchange for goaltender Jack Campbell.
Ebert, 22, appeared in 44 games for Ontario in 2015-16, recording two goals, 10 assists and a plus-12 rating. He also appeared in four Calder Cup Playoff contests this spring.
As a rookie in 2014-15, Ebert tallied eight goals and six assists for 14 points along with a plus-13 rating in 45 regular-season games and skated in two postseason contests as the Manchester Monarchs won the Calder Cup.
Ebert was originally a seventh-round pick by the Kings in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Campbell, 24, was 7-7-5 in 19 appearances for Texas in 2015-16, recording a 3.65 goals-against average and an .884 save percentage.
Over parts of the last five seasons, Campbell played 122 regular-season games with the AHL Stars, going 56-43-15 with a 2.79 GAA, a .908 save percentage and nine shutouts. Campbell also made eight postseason appearances and was a member of Texas’s 2014 Calder Cup championship team.
Campbell appeared in one career NHL game with Dallas, stopping 41 shots on Oct. 20, 2013 at Anaheim. He was originally selected by Dallas in the first round (11th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.