Derek Hulak (LW)
CAREER NOTES: Made his AHL debut with the Stars and scored a goal on his first-ever AHL shot on March 27, 2014 at San Antonio... Registered his first career AHL assist on March 29, 2014 vs. Hamilton... Made his Calder Cup Playoff debut in Game 5 on May 16, 2014 at Grand Rapids... Played four full seasons of major junior hockey with the Regina Pats and Saskatoon Blades of the WHL, scoring 242 points (95 goals, 147 assists) in 267 career games... Made his professional debut on October 30, 2010 with the Tulsa Oilers of the CHL... Recorded his first pro point with an assist on November 13, 2010 against the CHL’s Rapid City Rush... Recorded his first pro goal on December 3, 2010 against the CHL’s Mississippi RiverKings... Left Tulsa to play for the University of Saskatchewan in 2010-11... In his four seasons with the Huskies, had 123 points (34 goals, 89 assists) in 87 career games... Was a two-time CIS All-Canadian First Team (2011-12, 2013-14), a CWUAA First-Team All Star twice (2011-12, 2013-14)... Led the CWUAA in points and assists in both the 2011-12 and 2013-14 seasons, selected as the 2013-14 CWUAA Player of the Year, and was named the 2014 University Cup Tournament MVP despite losing in the final to the University of Alberta... Was named a CIS First Team All-Canadian, the Canada West Player of the Year and won the Dave “Sweeney” Schriner Scoring Trophy... Was named the 2014 University Cup Tournament MVP... Represented Canada West at the 2006 World Hockey Challenge...
2014-15 SEASON: Tallied the first hat trick of his pro career on Nov. 8 at Charlotte in an 8-2 win...