Stars sign Yale star Backman

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
Updated 3/30/2010 1:22 PM

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.