FRISCO, Texas – The Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League announced that they have signed former Trenton left wing Todd Fedoruk.
The Kelly Cup champion Idaho Steelheads are the ECHL affiliate of Dallas of the NHL and the Iowa Stars of the American Hockey League.
Selected by Philadelphia in the seventh round (164th overall) in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-2 and 235-pound Fedoruk had seven points (2g-5a) and 118 penalty minutes in 18 games with Trenton as a rookie in 1999-2000. He also played for Philadelphia of the American Hockey League as a rookie finishing with three points (1g-2a) and 40 penalty minutes in 19 regular season games and one assist in five playoff games.
The 28 year old had 11 points (3g-8a) and was second on the team with 84 penalty minutes in 48 games for Philadelphia in 2006-07 after being acquired by the Flyers from Anaheim on Nov. 13, 2006 in exchange for a fourth-round draft choice. He had three assists and 36 penalty minutes in 10 games with the Ducks before the trade.
In 2004-05, Fedoruk was one of eight former ECHL players who helped Philadelphia win the AHL Championship, registering four points (2g-2a) and 33 penalty minutes in 16 games.
The 6-foot-2 and 241-pound forward has 65 points (17g-48a) and 785 penalty minutes in 354 regular season NHL games and 38 penalty minutes in 19 games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.