|Assets:||Has the prototypical size National Hockey League teams covet at the center position. Owns plenty of two-way upside and displays very good playmaking qualities. Is also unafraid of playing a physical game.|
|Flaws:||The jury is still out on his long-range scoring upside at the highest level, as he may not be able to put up points worthy of a No. 1 or 2 pivot in the NHL. Also, he needs to continue to find more ways to use his size.|
|Career Potential:||Talented two-way center with upside.|
|OHL||First All-Rookie Team||2011-12|
|9/21/2013||Returned to his junior team (Kitchener-OHL).|
|4/16/2013||Re-assigned to Texas (AHL).|
|1/16/2013||Returned to his junior team (Kitchener-OHL).|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Kitchener (OHL).|
|9/14/2012||Returned to his junior team (Kitchener-OHL).|
|7/09/2012||Signed by the Dallas Stars to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/22/2012||Drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round (13th overall) in 2012.|
Stars cut 10 players, including Radek Faksa | 09/21/2013 5:29 PM
NewsRadek Faksa has been returned to his junior team, the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL.
Dallas Morning News
ImpactHe wasn't expected to make it to the NHL this campaign, so the move shouldn't surprise anyone. Dallas also assigned Hubert Labrie, Ryan Button, Curtis McKenzie and Taylor Peters to AHL Texas, while releasing Etienne Boutet, Justin Dowling, Mike Hedden, Brock Montgomery and Brendan Ranford from their tryout deals.
Faksa isn't expected to play in NHL in 13-14 | 07/31/2013 6:30 PM
NewsRadek Faksa is expected to play for the OHL Kitchener Rangers next season.
Stars Inside Edge
Impact"He'll spend the summer here with us (training), go to Traverse City (for the NHL Prospects Tournament), go to training camp and then go back to Kitchener, which is good because that's where he should be," said Stars assistant GM Les Jackson. "He's going to get a lot of ice there, he and the coach have a good relationship and I suspect he will take a big step next year." In other words, Faksa doesn't have a serious shot of making the Stars' opening game roster. Faksa had nine goals and 31 points in 39 OHL contests last season.
Stars assign Radek Faksa to AHL | 04/16/2013 5:54 PM
NewsDallas Stars assign Radek Faksa to AHL Texas.
ImpactFaska was the Stars' first-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He spent the season with Kitchener of the Ontario Hockey League, registering nine goals and 31 points in 39 games.
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