With stars Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin not at 100 percent and a slew of injuries to other key players, the Dallas Stars are up against it early. Plus, the Wild and Ducks are coming out ahead.
- Ducks re-sign star D Lindholm to 6-year deal
- Senators G Anderson granted leave of absence
- Bruins' Backes has elbow procedure, out days
- NHL signs 16-year apparel deal with Fanatics