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Dallas Stars re-sign NAHL alum Hintz to three-year deal

November 11, 2020

Roope Hintz played in the NAHL during the 2012-13 season for the Bismarck Bobcats.

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced that the club has signed center and NAHL alum Roope Hintz to a three-year contract, which will run through the 2022-23 season. The three-year contract is worth $9,450,000 and has an average annual value (AAV) of $3,150,000.

Hintz, 23, finished tied for second on the Stars with a career-high 19 goals in 2019-20. Hintz also registered new career highs with 14 assists, 33 points (19-14=33) and 60 games played during the campaign. He led Dallas with two shorthanded goals, ranked second with five game-winning goals and shared fifth with three power play goals, while he was the only Stars skater to finish with multiple power play, game-winning and shorthanded goals in 2019-20. Hintz also skated in 25 games during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, recording 13 points (2-11=13).

Hintz has skated in 118 career regular-season games, all with Dallas, and has posted 55 points (28-27=55). Additionally, he has logged 21 points (7-14=21) in 38 career Stanley Cup Playoff games.

The 6-foot-3, 220-pound native of Tampere, Finland was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (49th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.

Hintz played an early portion of the 2012-13 season in the NAHL with the Bismarck Bobcats before turning pro to play for Ilves in his home town of Tampere, Finland.

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