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Stars' Seguin game-time decision against Wild

Dallas center works with extras at morning skate prior to Game 2

by Steve Hunt / Correspondent

DALLAS -- Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin will be a game-time decision for Game 2 of the Stars' Western Conference First Round series against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports 2, FS-SW, FS-N, FS-WI), Stars coach Lindy Ruff said.

Seguin centered a line with left wing Travis Moen and right wing Brett Ritchie at the morning skate. Neither of them played in Game 1, which the Stars won 4-0.

The Stars' top line consisted of Cody Eakin centering left wing Jamie Benn and right wing Patrick Sharp. The second line had Jason Spezza between Valeri Nichushkin and Patrick Eaves.

Seguin last played March 17, when he sustained a 15-percent tear of the Achilles tendon in his left foot. He had surgery the next day and began skating last week.

"I feel good," Seguin said. "I feel like I'm ready to play but it is going to be a coach's decision. I'm prepared and ready.

"If it were up to me I'd be playing by now. But sometimes you have to cautious."

Even if Ruff takes the more cautious approach and decides not to play Seguin, who was second on the Stars in the regular season with 73 points, Stars captain Jamie Benn said he feels the Stars have enough talent to overcome not having one of their top offensive players for Game 2.

"There's a lot of depth within this group and a lot of guys are stepping up their game," Benn said. "He [Seguin] might make his return tonight, I'm not sure. It will be nice to have him back if he is."

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