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Stars' Dillon out for game against Lightning because of lower-body injury

Saturday, 03.01.2014 / 3:15 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Stars' Dillon out for game against Lightning because of lower-body injury

DALLAS - Dallas Stars defenceman Brenden Dillon will not play Saturday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Lightning because of a lower-body injury.

The Stars listed him day to day.

Dillon scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. He leads Dallas with 128 hits and two short-handed goals. His plus-16 rating at home also leads the Stars.

Aaron Rome, who did not dress for the three previous games, would take Dillon's place on the active roster Saturday.

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