Found October 12, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
The Minnesota Wild made an early season transaction Wednesday, sending forward Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars for future considerations.The 28-year old Nystrom signed with Minnesota in 2010 after playing two seasons with the Calgary Flames. In 82 games for the Wild last season, Nystrom recorded 12 points (4-8=12) and 30 pentalty minutes. During his five seasons in the NHL, Nystrom has tallied 51 points (23-28=51) and 221 penalty minutes in 286 games.

Wild send winger Nystrom to Stars

The Minnesota Wild have traded left wing Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars. The deal was done Wednesday. The Wild agreed to send Nystrom to the Stars in exchange for future considerations, which could turn into a draft pick. Nystrom began the season with the Wild's AHL affiliate in Houston. The 28-year-old had four goals and eight assists with a minus-16 rating skating in all...

Why, in Cap Terms, the Stars acquired Eric Nystrom

By Patrick Powell Salary Cap Analyst The Minnesota Wild’s quest to rid themselves of the $1.4 million cap hit belonging to second-generation forward Eric Nystrom successfully ended today. The Dallas Stars acquired the Syosset, NY native, whose contract runs through 2013, today in exchange for future considerations. With all due respect to Nystrom, the Stars made this deal primarily...

Stars acquire LW Nystrom from Wild

The Dallas Stars acquired left wing Eric Nystrom from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday for future considerations. Nystrom cleared waivers on Wednesday and was eligible to rejoin the Wild. "Eric is a hard-working forward who kills penalties and will help with the depth of our current roster," Dallas general manager Joe Nieuwendyk said in a statement. The 28-year-old Nystrom...

Eric Nystrom cleared re-entry waivers Wednesday, then was traded to the Dallas Stars for future considerations. It is a deal that works for everyone involved, especially Nystrom, who is back in the NHL, and the Wild, which will not be responsible for

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Nystrom waiver situation an interesting one

Eric Nystrom will either clear re-entry waivers or be claimed by 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Nystrom clears re-entry waivers

With Eric Nystrom back on the roster, the Wild has to make a trade today, put a player on injured reserve or reassign a player.

Nystrom on re-entry waivers; Heatley returns to Ottawa (The Sequel)

The Wild placed Eric Nystrom on re-entry waivers

Nystrom traded to Dallas Stars for future considerations

Eric Nystrom has been traded to the Dallas Stars for future considerations.

Stars acquire LW Nystrom, avoid cap problem

The Dallas Stars have acquired left wing wing Eric Nystrom from the Minnesota Wild for future considerations.

Wild send winger Eric Nystrom to Stars in trade

The Minnesota Wild have traded left wing Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars.


Strange week for the Dallas Stars. The New York Rangers sent Sean Avery down to the farm affecting his contract which of course the Stars are still partially responsible for, which in turn dropped the Stars payroll below the cap floor. To bring the Stars back up to at least the league floor, Joe Nieuwendyk today traded future considerations to the Minnesota Wild for checking left...

Eric Nystrom fixes the Dallas Stars’ cap floor

The Minnesota Wild dangled Eric Nystrom through re-entry waivers this week with no takers for a $700,000 salary. The Dallas Stars, meanwhile, faced a situation in which they could have dipped under the $48.3 million salary floor (thanks, Avery), as ESPN's Pierre LeBrun wrote: Once Adam Pardy comes off IR in the upcoming week, and the Stars have to make a corresponding roster...

Dallas Stars add Eric Nystrom, avoid salary-cap issues

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A Short, Strange Lesson In NHL Economics, With Professor Sean Avery

Yesterday, Minnesota placed winger Eric Nystrom on waivers. The Wild clearly wanted to move his $1.4 million salary, and any player picked up on waivers gets split between his old and new teams. So at a more palatable $700,000...there were still no takers for Nystrom. More »
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