Found December 30, 2011 on Fox Sports Southwest:
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In the second period of Thursday's 4-1 loss to Columbus, Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow took a puck to his right knee. To his credit, he did try to go in the third period but his opening shift lasted just 21 seconds before he realized he was done for the night. And after the game, Morrow was seen walking around with a noticeable limp. He did not practice today and did have his right knee wrapped. Still, he could be on the ice for tomorrow night's New Year's Eve clash with reigning NHL Stanley Cup champion Boston. "Yeah, he took a shot off his knee. He's got some heavy swelling and bruising, but he felt better than we thought he was going to this morning," Dallas head coach Glen Gulutzan said after practice on Friday. "I would say knowing Minnie, he's a probable for tomorrow but there's still some healing that has to get done before that's a go." Morrow did speak briefly after practice about his status going forward. "Nothi...
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