Sean Backman. (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Mike Groll)
DALLAS - The Dallas Stars have signed former Yale forward Sean Backman to a one-year contract.
The 23-year-old Backman was a three-time all-Ivy League choice at Yale, where he was second on the team and 13th nationally with 21 goals last season. He scored 126 points in 122 games during his four-year Yale career.
Backman led Yale in scoring his first two seasons.