The Stars re-signed Gemel Smith to a one-year extension worth $720K.
Source: 08/14/18, 12:15 pm EST
Smith is expected to draw into the Stars lineup on Friday.
Smith will be back in the Stars lineup on Friday.
Smith has been a healthy scratch for the last three games, but will be back in the lineup vs. the Penguins. Smith has four goals and five assists in 31 games this season. There’s no word on who will come out in favour of Smith, but head coach Ken Hitchcock said Smith will play.
The Stars have reassigned Gemel Smith to Texas (AHL).
The Stars have recalled Gemel Smith from Texas (AHL).
Smith, 22, was a fourth round pick (104th overall) in 2012 and it looks like he will make his NHL debut on Saturday. The Stars are dealing with injuries to Patrick Sharp and Patrick Eaves, so it looks like Smith will draw in on the fourth line. He had 26 points (13G / 13A) in 65 games with Texas (AHL) last year and one goal in three games to start this season.