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Jake Nielsen Acquired from Chicago Steel

July 11, 2016 - Lincoln, Neb. - The Stars acquired forward Jake Nielsen from the Chicago Steel for a conditional fifth round pick in the 2017 Phase II Draft, the team announced Monday. Nielsen has 11 points and 87 PIMS in 68 career games. The New Berlin, Wisconsin native had eight points and 83 PIMS in 55 games with the Steel last season. "We were looking for veteran leadership," Stars GM Jon Hull said. "Jake brings another level of compete and physicality. He's going to identify quickly with our style of play." Prior to joining th... Full Story

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Jones, Laczynski Selected in 2016 NHL Draft

June 25, 2016 - Lincoln, Neb. - Ryan Jones and Tanner Laczynski were selected in the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo, NY on Saturday. Ryan Jones opened the day for the Stars, going in the fourth round (121st overall) to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Crown Point, Illinois native is set to attend the University of Nebraska Omaha next season. Jones posted 43 points in 120 games with the Stars. The 6'1" 186 pound defenseman did not miss a single game in his USHL career. Tanner Laczynski was selected in the sixth round (169th overall) by the P... Full Story

Laczynski Named to USA Hockey National Jr. Evaluation Camp

June 21, 2016 - Lincoln, Neb. - Tanner Laczynski was selected to participate in the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp in Plymouth, Michigan from July 30 - August 7, USA Hockey announced on Tuesday. A total of 42 players were chosen to compete for a chance to represent Team USA at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 in Toronto and Montreal, Canada. "It's a huge honor to be invited to this camp and play with and against some highly skilled players," Laczynski said. "I can't wait to get things going." ... Full Story

Woolf Named Captain for 2016-2017 Season

June 14, 2016 - Lincoln, Neb. - Dylan Woolf has been named captain for the 2016-2017 season, the team announced on Tuesday. The 6'1" 205 pound defenseman enters his third season with the Stars. He had nine points and 94 penalty minutes in 53 games with the Stars last season. "I am completely humbled and honored," Woolf said. "We have a lot of young guys coming in and I'm excited to lead them in their first journey of junior hockey." "I want to be a leader by showing guys what they should be doing and bringing it every night by bein... Full Story

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