Curtis McKenzie (LW)
CAREER NOTES: Drafted by Dallas in the sixth round (159th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft ... Made his pro debut with the Texas Stars on April 6, 2013 vs. Hamilton after signing an amateur tryout, where he recorded his first career fighting major ... Signed a two-year, entry level contract with Dallas on April 12, 2013… Registered his first career point with an assist on April 20, 2013 vs. Rockford ... Made his Calder Cup Playoff debut on April 26, 2013 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Milwaukee ... Played four seasons of NCAA Division I hockey for Miami (OH) University, tallying 80 career points (29 goals, 51 assists) and 285 penalty minutes in 158 career games ... Was a three-year teammate (2009-2012) of former Stars forward Reilly Smith ... Won the CCHA regular season title twice (2009-10, 2012-13) and the 2011 CCHA tournament while at Miami ... Appeared in four-straight NCAA Tournaments (2010-2013) and reach the 2010 Frozen Four ... Played two seasons of junior hockey with the Penticton Vees of the BCHL, scoring 74 points (33 goals, 41 assists) in 102 career games, and winning the 2008 BCHL Championship ...
2014-15 SEASON: Called up to the NHL's Dallas Stars on Oct. 12 ... Made his NHL debut for Dallas vs. Philadelphia on Oct. 18 ... Scored his first career NHL goal on Nov. 16 against the Chicago Blackhawks ... Reassigned to Texas on Nov. 29… Recalled to Dallas on Dec. 3 ... Appeared in his 100th career pro game on Dec. 13 when Dallas hosted New Jersey ... Reassigned to Texas on Dec. 20 ... Tallied the 50th assist of his AHL career on Jan. 23 vs. Chicago ...