Texas Stars forward Riley Damiani has been voted the winner of the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie for the 2020-21 season.
After finding success in the AHL this season, players like Riley Damiani, Adam Mascherin and Thomas Harley could be knocking on the door for a roster spot with the Stars.
The American Hockey League announced today the five divisional 2020-21 AHL All-Star Teams, as voted by AHL coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 28 active member cities.
The American Hockey League has announced the 2020-21 AHL All-Rookie Team, as voted by coaches, players and media in each of the league’s 28 active member cities.
Bringing Max Fortunus back as an assistant coach with the Texas Stars just made sense, general manager Scott White said. After all, the recently retired Fortunus was like a coach during his playing days.
The Dallas Stars have appointed Maxime Fortunus as assistant coach of the Texas Stars, their top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
It all started with a casual chat at Dallas Stars training camp. Adam Mascherin mentioned to Texas Stars head coach Neil Graham that he and Riley Damiani had played together on and off in junior. It turned out to be a momentous side conversation.
Riley Damiani, Dallas’s fifth-round draft pick in 2018, has started his AHL career with a bang, earning CCM/AHL Rookie of the Month honors for March.
Bakersfield’s Tyler Benson and Cooper Marody, Texas’s Riley Damiani and Henderson’s Logan Thompson have been selected as the league’s award winners for March.
After a strong pro debut with the Texas Stars last year, Jake Oettinger said this season with Dallas has been “a dream come true.”