Dallas Stars right wing Valeri Nichushkin had hip surgery on Tuesday in New York and will be out three to four months.
The Stars placed right wing Valeri Nichushkin on injured reserve Sunday because of a groin injury and recalled defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka from the AHL team.
Kari Lehtonen had 37 saves, with some tremendous stops, for his first career postseason victory, and the Stars beat Anaheim 3-0 Monday in their first home playoff game in six years.
The Sharks’ Tommy Wingels scored with 3:08 remaining in overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 overtime win over the Dallas Stars Wednesday.
Valeri Nichushkin scored two goals and Kari Lehtonen made 24 saves against the Maple Leafs to record his 200th career victory.
Three Dallas Stars have been chosen by their respective countries to compete in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from Feb. 7 to Feb. 23.
Kari Lehtonen made 42 saves and the Dallas Stars defeated the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory on the road.
The Dallas Stars are back on the ice, with a six pack of major acquisitions led by new coach Lindy Ruff and not much time to get ready for the season opener.
The Dallas Stars have signed top draft pick Valeri Nichushkin to a three-year entry-level contract.