Luke Gazdic will be back patrolling the ice for the Texas Stars in 2013-14.
Gazdic, a 23-year-old forward from Toronto, Ont., inked a one year deal with the Dallas Stars organization, but will likely spend the entirety of the season with Texas.
The former Erie Otter (OHL), Gazdic brings a willingness to drop the gloves back to the Stars lineup. In 256 AHL contests, he has been involved in 62 fights.
From the Stars’ release:
Gazdic is the Stars’ all-time franchise leader in penalty minutes and holds single season team records for penalty minutes (155) and major penalties (21). He ranks fifth all-time on Texas in games played, 10th in goals and 14th in points. Gazdic is a member of the Original Texas Stars, one of eight players who have played every season of the team’s existence. He was Dallas’ sixth round selection (172nd overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.