Monday, March 26, 2012

Chiasson Signs With Dallas

Alex Chiasson from his freshman
(Photo by Matt Dresens)
Two days after BU's season came to an end in the NCAA Tournament, Junior standout Alex Chiasson decided to forgo his senior season at BU. Today, ESPN Dallas is reporting that Chiasson and the Stars have agreed to terms on an undisclosed contract. In the statement from ESPN Dallas, Chiasson will spend the remainder of the season with the Texas Stars, the AHL affiliate of the NHL Dallas Stars.

Chiasson, a native of St. Augustin Quebec, came to BU in the in the fall of 2009 and made an immediate impact. In his first game as a Terrier, he scored two goals in a 3-2 loss at UMass on opening day of the 2010 season. In 108 games played at Boston University, Chiasson racked up 36 goals, 63 assists for a total of 99 points. This season he set a career high in all three statistical categories, posting a 15-31-46 line in 2012.

Alex was a second round draft pick (38th overall) by the Stars back in 2009, and according to some accounts, he is the highest ranked prospect in the Dallas organization.

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  1. This is off-topic but timely - Gopher Radio Network Voice Wally Shaver Breaks Down Minnesota's Upcoming Match-up With No. 1 Boston College (video):