Before the CBJ puck drops: Dallas Stars
Shawn Horcoff, former Coyote Vernon Fiddler...and a couple of former Blue Jackets, Ray "The Wizard" Whitney and Aaron Rome . 2013's first round draft pick, Valeri Nichushkin, already is a contributor. Quite a patchwork Nill's put together
Stars slip past Avalanche
forward Vernon Fiddler on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 7, when he suffered an upper-body injury. Defenseman Aaron Rome did not play after sustaining an apparent leg injury Monday. Defenseman Cameron Gaunce, whose 11 previous NHL games
Howard, Zetterberg lead Red Wings past Stars
Peverley, Tyler Seguin and Ray Whitney -- had been sick. The four all played, so Mueller was inactive. ... Stars D Aaron Rome left the game in the second period because of an upper-body injury.