The Stars reassigned McKenzie to AHL Texas on Friday. McKenzie's demotion indicates Antoine Roussel (illness) will likely be available for Saturday's matchup with Vegas. The 26-year-old winger tallied one helper while averaging just 7:51 of ice time during his four-game stint with the big club.
The Stars recalled McKenzie AHL Texas on Saturday, Mark Stepneski of the Stars' official site reports. Martin Hanzal is day-to-day with an undisclosed ailment, so McKenzie will round out the Stars' depth up front against the Blackhawks on Saturday. The 26-year-old forward has racked up 10 goals and 19 points in 19 contests with AHL Texas this campaign.
McKenzie is on the road again as he was reassigned to AHL Texas on Thursday, Sean Shapiro of NHL.com reports. McKenzie spent just one day in the NHL -- having been promoted Wednesday -- before being promptly sent back to the minors in favor of defenseman Julius Honka. The 25-year-old McKenzie should probably make sure to get his car tuned up ahead of winter, as he will likely continue to shuffle back and forth between leagues for much of the season.
McKenzie was reassigned to AHL Texas on Saturday, TSN reports. Well, that was quick. McKenzie had been called up Friday, only to pinball right back to the minors. From a fantasy perspective, there's no reason to hold onto the B.C. native, as he obviously has no tangible value playing in the minors.
McKenzie was recalled from AHL Texas on Friday, Mark Stepneski of the Stars' official site reports. The B.C. native was waived after training camp but stayed with the Stars organization upon clearing. While it's not uncommon for lower-tiered players to get waived for the sake of the team staying roster compliant, we're guessing coach Ken Hitchcock is happy to still have McKenzie at his disposal since Tyler Pitlick (undisclosed), Radek Faska (lower body) and Brett Ritchie (upper body) are all currently ailing.
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