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Tyler Seguin will miss Game 3 of Stars-Wild series

Tyler Seguin was back on the ice for the Stars on Saturday, but he suffered a setback. Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire

Tyler Seguin is on the shelf again.

The Dallas Stars forward, who missed the last 10 games of the regular season and the first playoff game against the Minnesota Wild because of an Achilles injury, did not travel to Minneapolis for Monday's Game 3.

"He's day-to-day," Dallas coach Lindy Ruff told reporters. "It's related to his injury. We'll just take it day by day and see where he's at."

Seguin had 15:40 of ice time and took one shot in Saturday's 2-1 win that gave the Stars a 2-0 series lead.

Ruff said that what Seguin is dealing with is "not his injury, but it is kind of related."

"Might be kind of a fallout of all of a sudden playing at a high pace," he said.

Seguin's 73 points in 72 games were a big part of the Stars' locking up the best record in the Western Conference during the regular season. Ruff was asked whether they brought him back prematurely.

"He was ready," Ruff said. "His declaration was he was ready to play, felt great, and then it becomes my decision. It was my decision to play him because I felt he looked good in the couple of previous practices. We got him a couple of extra ones. He just irritated something that rendered him not effective."

In other Stars injury news, defenseman Kris Russell is likely out against the Wild because of illness.