The Dallas Stars put forward Alexander Radulov on hurt reserve Thursday early morning. He played in the team’s last game versus the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, he did miss out on Saturday’s contest versus the St. Louis Blues.
He sustained an upper-body injury Feb. 7 versus Minnesota when he and colleague Denis Gurianov clashed while getting in the assaulting zone. Radulov did not go back to the game.
In his last game, the 33- year-old forward played 14 minutes and 32 seconds, a little below his typical work. He has 15 objectives and 16 helps in 52 games this season, on speed for 47 points, which would be the second- least expensive in his 6 seasons with a minimum of 50 games played.
Dallas remembered forward Jason Robertson to fill out the lineup forRadulov Robertson was prepared in the second round of the 2017 NHL draft and is anticipated to make his NHL debut on Thursday versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. He has 35 points (20 objectives, 15 helps) in 49 games this season with Dallas’ AHL affiliate Texas Stars.
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The Stars as a whole have actually struggled to score this season– star forward Tyler Seguin hasn’t scored in his past 17 games– however thanks to above-average defense and perhaps the very best goalie tandem in the league with Ben Bishop and Anton Khudobin, they win numerous low-scoringgames Dallas has actually permitted the second- least objectives versus this season (142) while just No. 25 in objectives scored (151).
In spite of the absence of offending production, the Stars (32-19 -5) are 3rd in the Central Division, just 3 points behind Colorado (33-16 -5) and 4 behind St. Louis (32-15 -9).