Defenseman Hubert Labrie, who was on the Texas Stars’ opening night roster, is back with the team after being called up from the Idaho Steelheads. Meanwhile, goaltender Josh Robinson, who was called up to Texas last week, has been sent back to the Steelheads. Here is a portion of the release from the Texas Stars:
The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has reassigned defenseman Hubert Labrie to Texas from the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL. The Stars also announced that goaltender Josh Robinson has been returned on loan to Idaho
Labrie, 21, has appeared in 13 games for Idaho this season, posting two points (1 goal, 1 assist), 14 penalty minutes and a +4 rating. The Victoriaville, Quebec, native played in 33 games for Texas during the 2011-12 season, tallying three points (2 goals, 1 assist) and 18 penalty minutes. Labrie made the Stars opening night AHL roster, but did not feature in a game before being reassigned to Idaho on October 16.
Robinson, 22, was recalled to Texas on November 12th and served as the Stars backup goaltender on November 15th against San Antonio at Cedar Park Center; a 3-0 Stars victory. The Frankenmuth, Mich., native has appeared in six games for the Steelheads this season, posting a 5-0-1 record with a 2.60 goals-against average and a 0.920 save percentage. Robinson was named the ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of October 15th – 22nd by winning both of his first two career pro starts and allowing three combined goals in those two road victories over the Colorado Eagles.