Curtis McKenzie (LW)
Enters his first full professional season in 2013-14. McKenzie was drafted by Dallas in the sixth round (159th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO) with Texas on April 3, 2013 and made his pro debut with the Stars on April 6, 2013 vs. Hamilton, where he recorded his first pro fighting major. McKenzie then signed a two year entry level contract with Dallas on April 12, 2013. He registered his first career pro point with an assist on April 20, 2013 vs. Rockford. McKenzie made his Calder Cup Playoff debut on April 26, 2013 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Milwaukee. He played four seasons of NCAA Division I college hockey for Miami University of the CCHA. In 158 career NCAA games for the Redhawks he registered 80 points (29 goals, 51 assists) and 285 penalty minutes. McKenzie was a three-year teammate (2009-2012) of former Stars forward Reilly Smith. He helped Miami win the CCHA regular season title twice (2009-10, 2012-13) and win the 2011 CCHA Tournament. McKenzie appeared in four-straight NCAA Tournaments (2010-2013) and helped the Redhawks reach the 2010 Frozen Four. Prior to his collegiate career, he played two seasons of junior hockey with the Penticton Vees of the BCHL. In In 102 career BCHL games McKenzie had 74 points (33 goals, 41 assists) and 171 penalty minutes and helped Penticton win the 2008 BCHL Championship.