[MLS] Kevin Hartman, whose status with the Kansas City Wizards was a prime example of the issues over which MLS players are fighting with the league, has joined FC Dallas. Although the Wizards chose not sign him for the 2010 season, they still held his rights and forced a 2012 second-round SuperDraft pick out of Dallas.
Hartman, a four-time MLS all-star, appeared in all 30 regular-season games for the Wizards in the 2009 season. His all-time regular season record is 146-120-64 and his postseason record is 22-15-7.
“I’m excited to be in Dallas,” said Hartman. “It’s the place where I won the 2005 championship with the Galaxy and it’s always held a place in my heart. I’m excited to be here to play in front of the Dallas fans and excited to start a new chapter in my soccer career.”
The 35-year-old played 10 years at Los Angeles before joining the Wizards in 2006.