Skrastins, 35, suffered a laceration on his right index finger on Dec. 3 against Anaheim. He has skated in 28 games for the Stars in 2009-10, collecting five assists and eight penalty minutes. The Riga, Latvia native, ranks tied-for-12th in the NHL in blocked shots with 63. Skrastins has played in 707 career NHL games, recording 115 points (27g, 88a). The 6-1, 208-pound defenseman signed a two-year contract with Dallas on July 2, 2009.
The Dallas Stars will play the San Jose Sharks tonight at HP Pavilion (9:00 pm CT, TV: My27, Radio: Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket).