Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 3/27/13
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On Sunday, Brenden Morrow was traded to Pittsburgh, and in many ways a door was closed on a Stars era that was a lot of fun for many of us. Morrow was the last player connection to the Stars teams of greatness as he played on the 2000 Stanley Cup Finalist that fell finally to New Jersey at Reunion Arena when Jason Arnott beat Ed Belfour in Game 6 in overtime. He then grew up in front of our eyes and eventually ran through nearly the entire life-cycle of a player until he was dealt a few days ago as a reminder that the clock ticks for every man. It is very odd to realize how fast a player's career goes. It is something that never crossed my mind when I was younger, but now that I have been lucky enough to have covered the Stars for 15 seasons, I have managed to outlive everyone but Ralph and Razor it seems. These players have a short amount of time to be all that they can be down on the ice, and then in the blink of an eye, they go from being the kid in the room to the old man. S...
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