Here a few notes on Dallas Stars prospects who were in action over the past couple of days.
*RW Brett Ritchie (second round/2011) continued his torrid month of November, scoring a goal in Niagara’s 6-2 loss to Belleville Wednesday night in the Ontario Hockey League. It was the 22nd goal of the season for Ritchie, who ranks second in the league in goal scoring. In November, Ritchie has 27 points (18 goals, 9 assists) in 12 games.
*RW Austin Smith (fifth round/2007) scored a goal in the Idaho Steelheads’ 4-3 win over Colorado Wednesday night in the ECHL. Smith has four goals in four games since being sent to Idaho from the Texas Stars last week. For the season, Smith has 10 points (7 goals, 3 assists) and a plus-7 rating in 10 games.
*RW Matej Stransky (sixth round/2011) scored a goal in Saskatoon’s 5-3 victory over Lethbridge in the Western Hockey League Tuesday night. Stransky has scored a goal in five of his last six games and has six goals during that stretch. Stransky has points in 14 of his last 17 games and has registered 21 points (9 goals, 12 assists) during that stretch.