Found October 01, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
More and more, it's looking like mobile veteran defenseman Trevor Daley will be ready to play in Thursday night's regular season opener against the Florida Panthers. Originally said to be in danger of missing the opener while dealing with an upper-body injury suffered a week ago, Daley has made rapid enough progress to now be projected as a go. After several days of skating on his own, Daley re...

Dallas Stars preseason success

NHL fans across the World are counting down the hours. We are hours away from the puck drop that signifies the start of the 2013-14 NHL regular season. Due to last season being reduced because of the lockout, it has arguably made the anticipation for this season more significant. Dallas Stars fans are among the most eager. The Dallas Stars rebuilding process kept most NHL enthusiasts...

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Bill Meltzer: Star Gazing: Expectations for Nichushkin

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Bill Meltzer: Star Gazing: Oleksiak Among Seven Roster Cuts

The Stars announced yesterday that they have sent Jamie Oleksiak to the AHL's Texas Stars. The move was not a surprise, although the upper-body injury suffered by Trevor Daley may keep the veteran out of the regular season opener and could theoretically have provided an opening for the Stars' 2001 first-round pick to start the year with the big club. Even with regular...
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