The Dallas Stars have signed free agent defenseman Philippe Boucher to a four year contract. Terms of the deal weren't released.
The 29 year-old Boucher had seven goals and 23 assists with the Los Angeles Kings last season.
After a 4-5 season, the Loop Longhorns enter 2017 with a new head coach as J.K. Hester takes over the pigskin program.
For the 10th straight season, the Silverton Owls have a new head football coach. Buddy Isbell moves up to take over a team that went 7-3 last season.
After a strong 11-3 season and reaching the Six-Man State Semifinals, the Valley Patriots are once again one of the favorites in Class 1A Division 2.