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Steve Begin Traded to the Dallas Stars

From RDS - the original French report: “Steve Bégin a été échangé aux Stars de Dallas jeudi après-midi.” Translated by Google:

Steve Bégin was traded to the Dallas Stars on Thursday afternoon.

Update 4:49pm ET: From the Dallas News, Mike Heika further clarifies that the trade moves D Doug Janik the other way in the deal.

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Stars May Look For The Right Fit

from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News,

With Brad Richards (wrist) and Toby Petersen (foot) possibly out until early April, there is a big hole at center. With Sergei Zubov (hip) gone until the summer, there still is a need for a high-level defenseman. With Marty Turco playing every game, a veteran backup goalie might not hurt.

And yet the Stars might not get any of that.

They might simply try to push forward with what they have and hope the injured can return in time to help out.

Why not do more? Well, the co-GMs might, if they can find the right player. And they can make the dollars fit.

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I, John Tortorella Agree…

from Allan Maki of the Globe and Mail,

When freshly-hired New York Rangers coach John Tortorella refused to discuss Sean Avery the other day - the same Avery who Tortorella used to roast during his TSN gig - most everyone suspected the awful truth: the Rangers were probably desperate enough to bring Avery back into the fold.

Now comes word from an NHL source that the Rangers are so intent on bringing Avery back they gave Tortorella a condition of employment: you can have the job but you’re almost certain to be coaching Avery before the season is done.

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Stars Recall Stephan & Place Petersen On IR

FRISCO, Tex. – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club placed center Toby Petersen on Injured Reserve with a broken bone in his left foot, suffered during Monday’s game vs. San Jose. He will be re-evaluated in four weeks. The club has also recalled goaltender Tobias Stephan from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Petersen, 30, has appeared in 57 games for Dallas this season, recording four goals and seven assists with 14 penalty minutes. He had a career-high five-game point streak (3-2-5) from Nov. 30 – Dec. 10.

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Fantasmagoric Stop

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All Brenden Morrow

from Cory Wolfe of the StarPhoenix/Canwest via Canada.com,

As a regular feature, Canwest sports reporter Cory Wolfe gets personal with a sports figure. Today, Dallas Stars forward Brenden Morrow gets cornered. Morrow, who is currently recovering from knee surgery, is heading home to Saskatchewan for Hockey Day in Canada.

Canwest: OK, let’s have a little fun. You and Marian Hossa roomed together as junior teammates with the Portland Winter Hawks. How do his video-game skills compare with his hockey skills?

Morrow: I’d say that I was A-plus in video games and he was the A-plus hockey player. It was reversed with my hockey abilities and his video gaming.

Canwest: You’ve roomed with Stars goalie Marty Turco. Any weird goalie habits?

Morrow: He’s as normal as a goalie can be, I think, because there are some messed up ones. Rooming with (Mike) Modano was the weirdest. The moment he walked in the hotel room he’d be naked. Marty was almost too normal. We liked the same temperature in the room. I got to work the remote and we both liked it cold in the room. I don’t know why we ever switched roommates.

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Stars Can’t Keep Depending On Turco

from Tim Cowlishaw of the Dallas Morning News,

The Stars have three games in five days at home against one team that’s likely to make the Western Conference playoffs and two that are virtually guaranteed of it. Edmonton, trailing the Stars by a point, is followed by Chicago, a team that has had its way with the Stars lately, and the conference-leading San Jose Sharks.

The Stars not only need to collect their share of points in those games, they need to do it with someone other than Turco leaving the ice as the No. 1 star.

Not having Richards makes it harder, but it has to be done. Winning games the way they beat Columbus on Monday almost isn’t worth it.

If Turco is going to have to be that good – 41 saves, 3-for-3 on shootout stops – while playing every game for more than two months, then I’m sorry, he’s not going to have left what it takes to make a significant playoff run.

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Brad Richards Leaves Game

Brad Richards hurt his hand or shoulder after going into the boards during the 2nd period of the Dallas/Columbus game.  Columbus TV team reports Richards was in severe pain in the locker room and doctors were examining him.

update 8:33pm, Report is Richards will not return- out with upper-body injury.

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Morning Line

Brenden Morrow of the Dallas Stars when asked if he thinks he will be back for the playoffs…

I do. That’s how I approach every day when I get to the gym is to make sure when the playoffs are here, I’ve done everything in my ability to be up to speed.

A few more questions for Brenden from Mike Heika of the Dallas Stars blog…

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Sean Avery Making Personal Changes

From Arthur Staple at Newsday:

“It was just a real important time in my life,” [Sean Avery] said today. “Just one of those things where I took some time to sit back and help myself become a better person. It was amazing. It was something that was important for me as a person, as a man. Actions speak louder than words.”

It’s Avery’s actions that will be scrutinized when he does get into a game with Hartford. That likely won’t happen until Saturday, or possibly a week from today—he said he did not do much skating in his two months away—and then, he’ll have to show he can be the abrasive, sometimes abusive, edge player who got himself that multi-million dollar deal.

“I’ve been playing hockey for a long time, and my on-ice game has never been an issue,” he said. “It’s other things I was working on. But I’m sure there’s still going to be an element of Sean Avery hockey that’s exciting to watch.”

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