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Stars sign ’13 first-rounder Dickinson

May 29, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

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Just a few days after losing the Memorial Cup final, OHL Guelph playmaker Jason Dickinson has signed his entry-level deal with the Dallas Stars.

Dickinson, 18, was taken in the first round (29th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, one of Dallas’ two first-round selections last year — the other was Valeri Nichushkin, taken at No. 10.

Dickinson led Guelph in assists this year, with 52, and had 24 points in 20 playoff games. It remains to be seen where he’ll play next year; Dallas could use some depth down the middle given the uncertainty surrounding the future of Rich Peverley, but does have another first rounder, Radek Faksa (13th overall, 2012) in the mix as well.


  1. jonzerjay - May 29, 2014 at 6:09 PM

    Go Stars! Conference finals here we come!

    • strictlythedanks - May 29, 2014 at 7:32 PM

      easy compadre

      • darksidecowboy - May 30, 2014 at 5:09 PM

        you never know, the Rangers are in the finals not Boston

        GO S T A R S !!!!!!

  2. gbatap - May 29, 2014 at 6:27 PM

    This organization is littered with young talent.

  3. oquintero99 - May 29, 2014 at 7:56 PM

    At least he has a meta lastl name


    • ewampus - May 29, 2014 at 10:31 PM

      When the priest comes to read me the last rites
      I take a look through the bars at the last sights
      Of a world that has gone very wrong for me

  4. darksidecowboy - May 30, 2014 at 5:11 PM

    get ready for the Jim Nill BOOM trade that quakes the NHL!

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