It was a busy offseason for the Stars, with center Derek Roy from the Sabres being one of their biggest additions. But not long after he was acquired, he had shoulder surgery in early July.
The Sabres have acquired forward Steve Ott and defenseman Adam Pardy from the Stars in exchange for forward Derek Roy. The deal was announced on Monday.
Vernon Fiddler, Loui Eriksson and Steve Ott scored during a span of 3:05 in the first period and the Dallas Stars went on to beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Friday night.
The Stars have activated forward Steve Ott from injured reserve to replace forward Adam Burish, who is expected to be out at least four weeks with a broken left hand.
The Stars pulled closer to the final Western Conference playoff spot with a victory over the short-handed Blue Jackets.