April 18th, 2013, 07:00 PM #1
Canucks notebook: Stars shining after moving top talent
DALLAS — The Dallas Stars’ mistake at the trading deadline was jettisoning four key players. If they’d traded six, they’d have been a lock to make the playoffs before Thursday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks. In one of the most unorthodox routes ever run in a National Hockey League playoff race, the Stars traded four of their top seven forwards, including captain Brenden Morrow and leading scorer Jaromir Jagr, before the April 3 deadline.