Frisco, TX – The Dallas Stars
announced today that the NHL club has signed goaltender Max Lagace
to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Lagace, 19, played 56 games last season for the Prince Edward Island Rocket
in the Quebec Major-Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)
, where he posted a 12-34-5 record with a 4.51 goals-against-average (GAA) and a .867 save percentage (SV%).The 6-foot-2, 168-pound goaltender finished 2011-12 ranked sixth in minutes played (2,911:58), fourth in saves (1,422) and fourth in shots against (1,641) among all QMJHL goaltenders.
Earlier this year, the native of Longueuil, Quebec was selected as one of three goaltenders who will represent Hockey Canada in the Canada-Russia Challenge this August, an event that is replacing Canada’s Junior Team summer development camp. Lagace also participated in Dallas’ Development Camp earlier this summer.