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Nystrom should be ready for Tuesday

FRISCO -- Dallas Stars forward Eric Nystrom, who has missed the last three games with a leg laceration, practiced today in Frisco and looks like he could be ready to return when the Stars play San Jose Tuesday night at American Airlines Center.

"Nystrom skated today, full skate, so it looks like he should be ready," said Stars coach Glen Gulutzan.

Stars forward Radek Dvorak, who has missed the last the last four games with a sore ankle, skated prior to today's practice. Gulutzan said the Stars will see how Dvorak is doing tomorrow.

Defenseman Philip Larsen did not practice today due to illness. Gulutzan said he should be fine for tomorrow's game.

The Stars also assigned defenseman Jordie Benn to the Texas Stars of the AHL.

Here's how the Stars lined up in practice today:

Eriksson-Ribeiro-Ryder

Ott-Benn-Burish

Garbutt-Fiddler-Vincour

Morrow-Dowell-Petersen

Nystrom-Wandell-Smith

Souray-Robidas

Fistric-Daley

Goligoski-Pardy

Lehtonen

Bachman