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Weber powers Predators past Stars

Defenseman has goal, two assists in return to lineup

by Robby Stanley / NHL.com Correspondent

NASHVILLE -- Shea Weber had a goal and two assists in his return to the lineup to help the Nashville Predators to a 5-3 win against the Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday.

Weber missed the three previous games with a lower-body injury.

Pekka Rinne made 35 saves for Nashville (32-21-11), which has won five games in a row and has at least a point in 10 straight (7-0-3).

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Russell sees his style fitting Stars well

Defenseman thinks skating ability will translate well to Dallas attack

by Robby Stanley / NHL.com Correspondent

NASHVILLE -- Dallas Stars defenseman Kris Russell is looking forward to getting acclimated to his new team and pushing for a deep run in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Russell was traded from the Calgary Flames to the Stars on Monday for defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka, forward prospect Brett Pollock and a conditional second-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. 

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Russell could debut with Stars

Defenseman waiting on work visa; Predators' Weber could return

by Robby Stanley / NHL.com Correspondent

STARS (38-19-7) at PREDATORS (31-21-11) 

TV: 8 p.m. ET; FS-SW+, FS-TN, NHL.TV 

NASHVILLE -- Newly acquired Dallas Stars defenseman Kris Russell is in Nashville, but it is unclear if he will play against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday.

 

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