First-round picks Jack Campbell and Jamie Oleksiak were among 26 players sent by the Dallas Stars to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars, on Friday.

...Also sent to the AHL were forwards Alex Chiasson, Cody Eakin, Matt Fraser, Luke Gazdic, Scott Glennie, Tristan King, Travis Morin, Toby Petersen, Antoine Roussel, Colton Sceviour, Austin Smith, Reilly Smith, Mathieu Tousignant, Tomas Vincour and Francis Wathier; defensemen Jordie Benn, Jace Coyle, Brendon Dillon, Maxime Fortunas, Hubert Labrie, Patrik Nemeth and Tyler Sloan; and goalies Tyler Bekorowany and Christopher Nilstorp.

The Stars also sent five players back to their junior teams, among them 2012 first-round pick Radek Faksa, who was returned to the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League.

Also sent back to their junior teams were goalie Maxime Lagace (PEI, QMJHL), and forwards Brett Ritchie (Niagara, OHL), Matej Stransky (Saskatoon, WHL), and defenseman Troy Vance (Victoriaville, QMJHL).