William Wrenn (D)
Enters his second professional season in 2013-14. Wrenn was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He played two seasons with the U.S. National Team Development Program, representing Team USA at the 2008 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge and the 2009 IIHF Under-18 World Championships, where he was teammates with Texas Stars goaltender Jack Campbell and helped Team USA win the gold medal, scoring a power play goal against Russia in the gold medal game. Wrenn played parts of two seasons of NCAA Division I college hockey with the University of Denver of the WCHA and parts of two seasons with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL. He made his professional debut with the ECHL’s Alaska Aces and scored his first career pro goal on October 12, 2012 at the Colorado Eagles. Wrenn made his AHL debut on a PTO with the Worcester Sharks on January 16, 2013 playing against the Hershey Bears at DCU Center. He signed a PTO with Texas on February 19, 2013 and made his Stars debut the next night at Rochester. Wrenn scored his first career AHL point with a goal on Barons goaltender Yann Danis at 19:27 of the third period on February 26, 2013 at Oklahoma City. He put together two separate three-game point streaks with the Stars last season, including a three-game assist streak in late March. Wrenn was released from his PTO and signed to a standard AHL contract by Texas on April 2, 2013. He stayed with the team throughout the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs, but did not appear in any games.