Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/22/14

CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 1: Adam Pardy #7 of the Calgary Flames celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks in the first period of NHL action during the season opener on October 1, 2009 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/Getty Images)
Through the Dallas Stars' first 17 games of this season, Adam Pardy has laced 'em up for just eight of those contests. The 27-year-old defenseman was signed during free agency over the summer after spending his first three NHL seasons in Calgary. The Flames took him in the sixth round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft and with the recent injury to Alex Goligoski, Pardy figures to have more ice time over the next few weeks. At 6-foot-4, he brings good size to the Dallas blue line, so it seems only fitting that the other half of that defensive pairing is none other than Mark Fistric, no small fry himself at 6-2. Pardy and Fistric were first paired together in Saturday's loss at Detroit, the first game after Goligoski's injury and for the most part, they performed well. The PardyFistric duo skated together again in Tuesday's 6-0 loss to the Florida Panthers at American Airlines Center, a loss where Pardy was on the ice for half of the visitor's six goals in the gam...
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